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UK College of Health Sciences faculty answer the call to fight COVID-19

This article is the first in an ongoing series to highlight UK College of Health Sciences faculty efforts to combat the COVID-19 public health crisis...

Jul 29, 2020

Students at UK CERH watch as Dr. Pat Kitzman assesses used medical equipment.

UK collaborative team receives funding to refurbish and provide essential medical equipment in rural Kentucky

Roughly 1 in 7 Americans live with a disability that impacts daily mobility. The average cost of a wheelchair ranges from $500 to $2,000 without...

Jun 18, 2020

Brandi White and collaborators

HHS/CLM assistant professor focuses on health equity for African-American women

Research has shown African-American women have disproportionately higher rates of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors compared to their white...

May 26, 2020

Increasing patient transparency using wearable technology

While most people use wearable devices for activity tracking, wearable tech is making its debut in health care in many creative ways. Investigators...

Apr 21, 2020

Undergrad research mentors & students get creative during COVID-19 closures

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the majority of research projects not affiliated with infectious disease research have halted. But, this doesn’t mean...

Apr 9, 2020

Research Spotlight: Kevin Murach

Kevin Murach, PhD, didn’t always want to be a researcher. But, with the encouragement of several mentors through his career, Murach (now a post-...

Mar 2, 2020

Patrick Kitzman to receive APTA’s Outstanding Advocacy in Neurologic Therapy Award

Patrick Kitzman, PT, PHD, associate dean for research in the UK College of Health Sciences, will receive the Outstanding Advocacy in Neurologic...

Nov 22, 2019

UK Military Researcher Explores Ways to Prevent Chronic Pain

Josh Van Wyngaarden grew up in a military family, traveling all over the world during his father’s 22 years in the Air Force. “It’s really all I...

Nov 11, 2019

UK-led Study Shows Metformin Offers No Strength Training Benefits for Seniors

A new clinical trial initiated by University of Kentucky researchers argues against the hypothesis that the diabetes drug metformin could help...

Oct 23, 2019

Biomotion Lab students impact sports medicine research at national conference

The UK College of Health Sciences Biomotion Lab attracts students for many reasons - one of which is their continuing participation in the annual...

Jun 28, 2019