Alumni News

The Hidden Profession: How I Became a Medical Laboratory Scientist

Celebrating Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

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

HAZARD, Ky. — It’s called the Hidden Profession. And it’s been here — in some form or another — for 90 years.

April 24, 2023

3 UKPA Academic Residency Alumni Publish Article

By Sara PisoniCHS Contributor

In early March, three alumni of the UK Physician Assistant Academic Residency Program became published authors, along with two of their faculty members.

April 20, 2023

PHOTO GALLERY: CHS Hall of Fame 2023

The University of Kentucky and the College of Health Sciences allowed — and helped — Katelyn McNamara, PT, DPT, and Renee Kinder, MS, CCC-SLP, RAC-CT, to become who they wanted to be.

April 12, 2023

CHS Students Meet, Become Best Friends, Tackle PA Together

‘School is a lot easier with a good friend’

By Sara PisoniCHS Contributor

The first time they met was on Zoom. It would be almost a year later before they talked in person.

But by that time, they’d be the best of friends.

“When we were ambassadors in 2020, everything was online,” Brooke says.

April 6, 2023

PHOTO GALLERY: CHS Celebrates Student Awards 2023

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

Scott Lephart, PhD and Dean of the College of Health Sciences, looked out over the crowd and smiled.

“Today, we’re honoring the most important people in our College,” he said. “Our students.”

On Thursday, faculty, staff, students, friends and family came out to the Gatton Student Center to celebrate the achievements of the students in the College of Health Sciences.

April 5, 2023

CHS Celebrates Student Awards 2023

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

Scott Lephart, PhD and Dean of the College of Health Sciences, looked out over the crowd and smiled.

“Today, we’re honoring the most important people in our College,” he said. “Our students.”

March 31, 2023

Hoch Named 2023-24 University Research Professor

by Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 31, 2023) — Matthew Hoch, PhD, ATC, has been named a 2023-24 University Research Professor, the College of Health Sciences announced today.

The University Research Professorships were established by the UK Board of Trustees in 1976 to recognize outstanding research achievements. 

March 31, 2023

CHS Welcomes New Hall of Fame, Young Alumni Award Winners

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

“UK, and the College of Health Sciences, are ready to hear what you have to say.”

“I was challenged to be the best version of myself.”

“My professors saw that I had — and I have — something to give.”

“They let me ask ‘Why?’”

“They gave me the freedom to explore opportunities.”

March 30, 2023

'Truly an Honor': McNamara is Young Alumni Award Winner

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

She is a teacher. A healthcare provider. A lifelong learner. And she's overcome quite a bit over the past 18 months.

Meet the latest CHS Young Alumni Award winner, Katelyn McNamara, PT, DPT.

March 29, 2023

'Bit of a shock': Kinder to be added to CHS Hall of Fame

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

March 28, 2023

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