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CSD program receives $3.2M to expand financial aid program for students from disadvantaged backgrounds

The UK College of Health Sciences Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) program received $3.2 million in funding from the Health Resources and...

Jul 15, 2020

MLT to MLS student shares insights as a full-time student and employee

As an employee of Harlem Hospital in New York City, medical laboratory science student Esah Ali, Esq.PA/CLT/HTL, has worked amidst the worst of the...

Jul 10, 2020

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PT student creates masks free of charge for Lexington children and community

Studies show masks and face coverings are essential to prevent the spread of COVID-19. That’s why physical therapy student Molly Mathistad is lending...

Jul 9, 2020

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MLS faculty member Kim Campbell to retire after 34 years of service

Kim Campbell, MSEd, MLS(ASCP)CM, faculty in the medical laboratory science (MLS) program, is retiring after 34 years with the UK College of...

Jul 7, 2020

Dr. Joe Stemple watches as a patient completes voice therapy testing.

Dr. Joe Stemple, pioneer in voice disorders and voice therapy, to retire in July

Joseph Stemple, PhD, CCC-SLP, ASHAF-Honors, professor in the communication sciences and disorders (CSD) and rehabilitation sciences programs, is...

Jun 23, 2020

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Dr. Geza Bruckner to retire after 38 years of distinguished service

Geza Bruckner, PhD, program director and professor of clinical nutrition at the UK College of Health Sciences, is retiring after dedicating more than...

Jun 22, 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

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Leading toward greater inclusivity

Dear College of Health Sciences community, George Floyd. Breonna Taylor. Ahmaud Arbery.  Their lives — and the lives of countless others in...

Jun 5, 2020

Research projects allow UKPA Class of 2021 to contribute to their future profession

The UK Physician Assistant Studies Class of 2021 finished their year-long original research projects earlier this spring. Due to the COVID-19...

Jun 1, 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