Alumni News

GATEWAY MAGAZINE: How I Became a Medical Laboratory Scientist

There are three reasons to read this story: 1. It's Medical Laboratory Professionals Week. 2. It appears in the latest issue of Gateway Magazine. 3. It's awesome. Read on. 

Celebrating Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

By Bianna MusicClinical Lab Services Coordinator, Center of Excellence in Rural Health

April 22, 2024

2024 Sullivan Award winners lead with compassion, service to others

By Hilary Brown, Hayden Gooding, and Lindsey PiercyUK Now

Two University of Kentucky students and one local citizen have received UK’s highest honor for humanitarian efforts — the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award.

April 19, 2024

CHS Associate Prof Appointed to State Board of Physical Therapy

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

Gov. Andy Beshear has appointed Ramona Carper, PT, DPT, as a member of the State Board of Physical Therapy for a term expiring Feb. 18, 2028.

Carper, a physical therapist and associate professor/associate program director in the Department of Physical Therapy in the College of Health Sciences at the University of Kentucky, replaces Peggy Block, whose term expired.

April 5, 2024

The latest issue of Gateway Magazine is here!


That's right — the latest issue of Gateway (the official magazine of the College of Health Sciences) has arrived. 

In this issue, you'll find stories like:

April 4, 2024

Alumni Honored at CHS Hall of Fame Awards

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director“Sometimes, you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.”

That quote came from the iconic Dr. Seuss, and it was repeated Monday night by Stacy Fritz, PhD, PT, FAPTA — the newest inductee into the College of Health Sciences Hall of Fame.

March 26, 2024

UK PT Alumna Pens Memoir About Profession

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

March 25, 2024

Fritz Named Latest CHS Hall of Fame Inductee

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

Stacy Fritz, PhD, PT, FAPTA, knows the importance of an acceptance letter.

In fact, she says that one of her fondest memories of being a student in the College of Health Sciences was when she received her letter of acceptance into the Physical Therapy program.

March 20, 2024

‘A Great Place to Learn and Practice’

While we're celebrating Athletic Training month, we’re dipping into our archive to highlight some of our most exciting AT tales — but we’re also featuring some new ones, too. Like this:  

Alumnus Begins Year Two as Head Athletic Trainer for UK Football

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

March 19, 2024

10,931 Days: Family, CHS Create Memorial Scholarship for A Very Special Daughter

By Loralyn CecilCHS Philanthropy Director

The life of Emma Rose Davis Bridges was tragically cut short on Feb. 8, 2023, when — at 29 years old — she died from a pulmonary embolism. Just a month earlier, she and her husband, Jared, (they met when both were students at UK) brought home their baby girl, Naomi.

March 18, 2024