Future physical therapist finds value in helping others succeed

Not every person’s passion is realized in an all-consuming epiphany; in fact, for human health sciences junior Emily Appel, her grand moment of...

Apr 12, 2019

Military researcher searches for solutions to chronic pain epidemic

Josh Van Wyngaarden, PT, DPT, has always been interested in the mechanisms behind pain. As a member of the U.S. Air Force, he’s well-acquainted with...

Apr 9, 2019

Physician assistant studies alumnus puts UK for Kentucky values into action serving rural communities

The phrase “we are the University of Kentucky for Kentucky” is one that resonates across the entire UK campus. Because of his belief in this mission...

Mar 28, 2019

Future speech language pathologist finds her place advocating for the profession

Communication sciences and disorders (CSD) major Eman Issa has gotten in trouble her whole life for being too talkative. “I really love to talk,” she...

Mar 13, 2019

CHS students empower Ecuadorian communities during Shoulder to Shoulder brigades

In Santo Domingo, Ecuador, locals line up outside the University of Kentucky staffed Shoulder to Shoulder clinic with a variety of needs. For many...

Mar 7, 2019

CHS and UK students who have overcome adversity honored at first annual Still We Rise Banquet

On February 21, conversation filled the room as communications sciences and disorders senior Kennedy Guess made her way from table to table thanking...

Feb 25, 2019

CHS hosts inaugural Jacobson Innovation Award Symposium

On Feb. 20, the UK College of Health Sciences hosted the inaugural Myron and Elaine Jacobson Innovation Award Symposium at UK's Chandler Hospital....

Feb 22, 2019

Collaborating across health care disciplines to combat ALS

In the nineties, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) medical specialist Edward Kasarskis, MD, PhD, director of UK’s ALS Multidisciplinary Clinic,...

Feb 14, 2019

Active Women's Health Initiative hosts Tates Creek Middle School girls at SMRI

We were excited to partner with Tates Creek Middle School to create a field trip experience for 6th-8th grade girls that highlighted topics related...

Feb 13, 2019

Going his own way: How a CLM student’s unconventional path led to discovering his passion

Not every student comes to the University of Kentucky with their hearts set on a specific program. In fact, College of Health Sciences (CHS) senior...

Feb 8, 2019

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