PHOTO GALLERY: UKPA Raises Nearly $5,000 for Charities During 5K

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

Congratulations go out to our Physician Assistant Studies class “Run for the Health of It” 5K this past weekend — they raised nearly $5,000 for charity!

“The Run for the...

Apr 19, 2023

Spring Break Became a Time to Learn and Give Back

By Julia Rhorer
CHS Contributor

A native of Frankfort, Ky., Julia Rhorer is a junior Human Health Sciences major on the pre-med track. For Spring Break this year, she was able to visit Ecuador as part of the Shoulder to Shoulder...

Apr 18, 2023

For Vocal Health: CHS Collaborates with School of Music for Screening

College will also co-host symposium to celebrate World Voice Day

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

Katie Ivie felt it was better to be safe than sorry.

After spending a week traveling the country and trying out for...

Apr 14, 2023

Balancing Act: CHS' Luksik helps lead gymnastics to national semifinals

‘This is where you need to be’

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

Last year, we were lucky enough to talk to Shealyn Luksik, a 5-foot-4 Human Health Services major from Pittsburgh who excels at performing on...

Apr 12, 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.

And they were honored last...

Apr 12, 2023

Appalachian Center for Assitive Technology one of 3 new programs at Center for Excellence in Rural Health

'I did this because I wanted to — it helps people'

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

HAZARD, Ky. — Brian Wooton said there was no other place he'd rather spend his 18th birthday. 

Wooton, a local high school...

Apr 11, 2023

CHS Students Meet, Become Best Friends, Tackle PA Together

‘School is a lot easier with a good friend’

By Sara Pisoni
CHS 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...

Apr 6, 2023

PHOTO GALLERY: CHS Celebrates Student Awards 2023

By Ryan Clark
CHS 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. “...

Apr 5, 2023

CHS Celebrates Student Awards 2023

By Ryan Clark
CHS 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...

Mar 31, 2023

CHS Welcomes New Hall of Fame, Young Alumni Award Winners

By Ryan Clark
CHS 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...

Mar 30, 2023

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