Alumni News

We Celebrate National Girls and Women in Sport Day by Highlighting Female Athletes from CHS

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

An Olympian. A national champion. An NCAA Woman of the Year.

Today, on National Girls and Women in Sport Day, we introduce you to some of the most accomplished female athletes in the College of Health Sciences.

February 2, 2022

Winter Wonderland with the Wildcat!

Thank you for attending the Winter Wonderland with the Wildcat on Saturday!

Check out these amazing photos!

Visit the photo gallery here. 

December 21, 2021

CLM graduate bringing pride to Friday Commencement ceremony

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

Shanna Oram could list the obstacles she’s faced along the way. A non-traditional student. A family. COVID. But Oram, a 40-year-old Practice Manager here at UK, chooses to focus on the end goal.

December 16, 2021

A Leap of Faith: MLS student speaker will honor classmates, program at pinning

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

From first-generation college student to an exploratory major, then to Human Health Sciences and Medical Laboratory Science, Anyia Jones found her way through college with the help of her professors and classmates.

And now she will be a featured speaker Thursday when she and more than 30 of her classmates are honored at the College of Health Sciences’ MLS Pinning Ceremony & Reception.

December 15, 2021

CHS helping students and alumni cope after weekend storms

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

Jeff Galloway and his family had gone to the basement. They were scared, and ready for the worst.

December 14, 2021

Valentin Named Physician Assistant Studies Dept. Chair and Director

New hire had previously served as UK Asst Professor

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 1, 2021) — Virginia L. Valentin, DrPh, PA-C, began her career in healthcare when she was hired as a nurse’s assistant at 16.

December 1, 2021

Prof Shares Perspective as PT in ICU/COVID Recovery Clinic

By Ellee SidebottomCHS Contributor

November 19, 2021

PA Students awarded National Health Service Corps Scholarship for Rural Health Advocates

By Ellee SidebottomCHS Contributor

Jaley Caudill and Wes Wattenberger have been awarded the 2021 National Health Services Corps (NHSC) Scholarship for their passion and dedication for providing rural healthcare.

October 21, 2021

CHS PhD Student awarded Lyman T. Johnson Postdoctoral Fellowship

By Ellee SidebottomCHS Contributor

Ke’La Porter is the only student in the College of Health Sciences to be awarded the Lyman T. Johnson Postdoctoral Fellowship in 2021. She received the award for her outstanding research in the Rehabilitation and Health Sciences PhD Program.

October 12, 2021

Morehead’s UKPA Program Celebrates 25 Years

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

In the summer of 1996, the University of Kentucky, Morehead State University and St. Claire Regional Medical Center entered into an agreement to create the UK Physician Assistant Extension Program at Morehead.

The goal? To address the shortage of medical providers, especially those in the rural Appalachian region.

October 8, 2021