Preserving Kentucky African American roots with Yvonne Giles

Yvonne Giles, fondly known as the “cemetery lady” to many, is one of the city’s leaders in the effort to preserve African American history in...

Feb 26, 2020

PT alumnus hopes to inspire more diversity in health care careers

Tyler Huff, a 2019 graduate of the physical therapy program, knows his success isn’t just for his own benefit. “As a minority in the medical field,...

Feb 25, 2020

UK College of Health Sciences first in Kentucky to offer telehealth graduate certificate

Exponential growth in technology is forever altering the landscape of health care. Currently, 60 percent of millennials would prefer a virtual health...

Feb 24, 2020

Human health sciences senior lends her voice to uplift others

LaToya Walker is comfortable with making the unfamiliar, familiar. The human health sciences senior and student ambassador has been exposed to many...

Feb 13, 2020

Susan Effgen to retire after 20 years of service with the College of Health Sciences

Susan Effgen, PT, PhD, has spent more than 45 years consulting, researching, and publishing on issues related to children with disabilities in the...

Feb 12, 2020

CSD alumna committed to improving inclusivity in speech-language pathology

“It’s incredibly important that clinicians represent the populations they serve.” For Mariah Morton—a 2019 graduate of the communication sciences and...

Feb 10, 2020

20-year-old PA student makes her dreams wildly possible

Ana Stone is an achiever. At only 20-years-old, she’s already graduated with her bachelor’s degree in medical laboratory science and is now a member...

Jan 30, 2020

Athletic training program provides valuable care to Kentucky high school athletes

Athletic trainers (ATs) are an essential part of the health and safety of high school sports, yet many high school athletes in the United States...

Jan 29, 2020

PT alumna starts business to elevate support to new mothers

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, approximately 251 babies are born worldwide each minute launching women and men everywhere into a new season of...

Dec 9, 2019

Patrick Kitzman to receive APTA’s Outstanding Advocacy in Neurologic Therapy Award

Patrick Kitzman, PT, PHD, associate dean for research in the UK College of Health Sciences, will receive the Outstanding Advocacy in Neurologic...

Nov 22, 2019

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