Esther Dupont and Charlotte Peterson

‘Truly Remarkable’: Center for Muscle Biology Lives Up to Challenge During COVID-19

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 31, 2021) — One of the main sources of physical power in the body derives from muscle. Research studies in skeletal muscle show the influences of aging, chronic diseases, and physical activity on overall function and health...

Aug 31, 2021

CHS Professors still hope to make Black Bag ceremony ‘something special’

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

These students are nothing bundt the best.

At least, that’s what the bundt cakes, which can be found in their sacks of goodies, tell the 52 Physician Assistant Studies students who...

Aug 30, 2021

Class PT President Ready to Graduate, Take Talents Back Home

by Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

Rachel Fields says she believes in divine intervention.

How else then, can she explain how, as a basketball player in her junior season of high school, she tore her ACL — but it led...

Aug 27, 2021

CHS Welcomes Students to College

by Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

Out of all the speeches the new students heard during their last week before classes, maybe it was Alumni Relations Director Caroline Arthur’s message that brought out the most feelings....

Aug 20, 2021

‘Where I Wanted to Be’

Tyler Pape, PA-C, has overcome a lot to get to his PA Celebration

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

Growing up, Tyler Pape, PA-C, was the kind of kid who had a plan for everything.

“I was super-determined,” he said...

Aug 19, 2021

When Kayla Met Norbert, part 2

By Kayla Bell
CHS Contributor

EDITOR’S NOTE: Kayla Bell graduated in 2021 with a degree in Human Health Sciences. Originally from southern Illinois, she was learning to adjust to the rhythms of UK’s campus when she heard about...

Aug 12, 2021

New UK Study Featured in New York Times Offers Insight on How Resistance Training Burns Fat

By Elizabeth Chapin

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 9, 2021) — Findings from a new University of Kentucky College of Medicine and College of Health Sciences study add to growing evidence that resistance exercise has...

Aug 9, 2021

‘It doesn’t get any better’

Five questions with … Leslie Woltenberg, PhD

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

Looking back, she says there was always a common thread in all of her occupations. Whether she was at a college or a high school, in...

Aug 5, 2021

The Joys of Scholarly Productivity and Mentorship in CHS

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

Part of the great experience, I have been told, of attending classes in the College of Health Sciences, revolves around the opportunities our students have — to research, to publish and to...

Jul 28, 2021

CHS’ Megan Moss getting to live her Olympic dream

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

With any luck, she’s already arrived in Tokyo, even though she doesn’t compete until the end of the week.

Then again, it doesn’t really matter. According to Megan Moss,...

Jul 26, 2021