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Alumni News

‘It doesn’t get any better’

Five questions with … Leslie Woltenberg, PhD

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

Looking back, she says there was always a common thread in all of her occupations. Whether she was at a college or a high school, in administration or advising, every job featured one commonality.


August 5, 2021

Alumni Zoom advice to first-year CHS students as part of Summer Bridge Program

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

Madi Kelly had an interesting first day on the job.

Working as a Program Coordinator at Walter Reed Military Medical Center, Kelly — who graduated from UK with a Clinical Leadership and Management degree in 2020 — had recently been promoted from her clinical research assistant position.

July 19, 2021

DPT Alum Earns Northwestern Fellowship

By Ellee SidebottomCHS Contributor

“I can help people use their own body to get them well and then I can teach them the concepts they can continue to use to stay well, which is really unique.”

This is how UK alum Matt Fitch, PT, DPS, OCS, describes being a physical therapist.

July 13, 2021



Saturday, June 19, 2021, the UK Physician Assistant Studies Class of 2021 had their official Celebration at the Gatton Student Center Grand Ballroom on the Avenue of Champions.

View the entire Photo Gallery here. 

June 28, 2021

DPT Alum Opens Clinic in Her Hometown

By Ellee SidebottomCHS Contributor

In Louisa, a town with a population of just under 2,500 people, there aren’t a variety of physical therapy clinics around. Located in Lawrence County, in the far eastern part of Kentucky, the city is almost on the West Virginia border, far from metropolitan areas.

June 25, 2021

CHS interdisciplinary teams presenting at AUPHA 2021 annual meeting

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

Several students, faculty and staff in the College of Health Sciences are presenting this month at the 2021 annual meeting of the Association of University Programs in Health Administration.

June 23, 2021

Experiential Learning Helps Physician Assistant Grads Prepare to Enter the ‘Real World’

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

Carter Hahn is from Wilmore, Kentucky — a town located in Jessamine County just outside of Lexington, with a population of under 7,000 people. 

June 21, 2021

FROM UK TO THE UK: CHS PT alum working in London, England, as first-contact practitioner

By Ellee SidebottomCHS Contributor

This UK graduate and CHS alumnus traveled 3,000 miles around the world to find his calling.

June 11, 2021

CLM Mentors Helping to Support Current Students

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

First, let’s get things straight — it doesn’t matter that Garrett is eventually going to med school.

Even though Thomas had originally considered it, then decided against it, then decided to go the CLM track, then eventually graduated in 2020 with an MHA from the University of Kentucky’s College of Public Health, which led to him becoming a health care administrator in South Carolina.

June 7, 2021

‘Strong and thriving’

RHB Celebrates 20th anniversary, name change

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

June 1, 2021