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

Wethington building on UK's campus

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

Lauren Erickson working with a patient

PhD candidate on pace to safely train female athletes experiencing "runner's knee"

Patellofemoral pain, also known as “runner’s knee,” is one of the most common injuries a female runner can experience. Due to this condition, runners...

May 20, 2020

Dr. Thomas at work

Travis Thomas receives national achievement award in sports nutrition

Travis Thomas, PhD, RDN, CSSD, FAND, associate professor in the Department of Athletic Training and Clinical Nutrition, received the 2020 SCAN...

May 13, 2020

Class of 1970 alumni offer words of wisdom to 2020 graduates

Events around the world are being canceled due to the COVID19 public health crisis, and unfortunately the University of Kentucky Class of 2020 will...

May 6, 2020

COVID-19 pandemic spotlights need for more telehealth training

The COVID-19 crisis has caused the majority of health care providers to rapidly deploy telehealth initiatives to prevent disruption in care. Joneen...

Apr 30, 2020

From labs to living rooms: How our courses are adapting to remote learning

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all University of Kentucky classes have moved online and College of Health Sciences instructors adapted quickly to turn...

Apr 29, 2020

First-year physician assistant studies student uses skills to create PPE for health care workers

First-year physician assistant studies student Zack Gregory knew he was called to aid health care workers who are grappling with personal protective...

Apr 23, 2020