Davoud Saghaian leads the PT Class of 2022*** to Saturday Graduation

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

Davoud Saghaian was 15 when his brother had the accident.

His brother, 17-year-old Zane, was driving home when a drunk driver ran a stop sign at a Lexington intersection....

Aug 26, 2022

CHS Students Say First Day of Classes a Success

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

Jamie Suhr came all the way from the West Coast to spend his first day in Physical Therapy school in the College of Health Sciences Monday.

Suhr, a 29-year-old native of Boise, Idaho...

Aug 23, 2022

CHS Moves In, Kicks Off School Year with Record Numbers

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

Allison Rulen says she’s always wanted to do something in healthcare — something scientific, she says — and she always loved the University of Kentucky.

So, the choice made sense....

Aug 19, 2022

VIDEO: MEET YOUR PROFESSORS — SHELLEY IRVING HAS A PASSION FOR RURAL HEALTHCARE

Shelley Irving

Shelley Irving, MSPAS, PA-C, is an Assistant Professor and Site Director of the Morehead Campus of the University of Kentucky College of Health Sciences Physician Assistant Studies (UKPAS) Department. A 2008 alum of the UKPAS...

Aug 19, 2022

COOL FOR THE SUMMER: Interns learn that every person has an impact on the patient journey

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

This week: Kinsey Gilbert

Sometimes, good things really do come to those who wait.

Ask Kinsey Gilbert, a 21-year-old Clinical Leadership and Management major from Orlando,...

Aug 17, 2022

Schuer appointed PA Program Director; Woltenberg nominated as Director of Graduate Studies

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 15, 2022) — Two faculty members in Physician Assistant Studies are assuming new leadership roles, the chair of the department announced today.

Kevin Schuer, DrPH...

Aug 15, 2022

PT Class of 1969 Celebrates 50th Reunion

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

Judy Wright took in the scene: Her former classmates, some she hadn't seen in more than 50 years, were laughing and enjoying each others' company. It was almost too much to put into words....

Aug 11, 2022

‘A Team Effort’: UKPT Family Bands Together to Help Flood Victims

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

These days, when Andrew Branham gets off work at the East Kentucky Physical Therapy & Sports Clinic, he changes out of his professional clothes and puts on an old T-shirt, shorts and...

Aug 9, 2022

COOL FOR THE SUMMER: Interns able to strengthen skills, confidence while helping others

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

This week: Maggie Murray

Sometimes an internship can do more than teach you about a job, or help you learn how to network. Sometimes an internship can show you how others help those...

Aug 7, 2022

PA Simulation Experience Prepares Students for Real Life

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

Maggie Casteel Smith’s patient had trouble sleeping.

Upon further questioning, she discovered the patient was using marijuana, and apparently had a history of abuse as a child. What...

Aug 4, 2022

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