Class of 1970 alumna first woman to own private PT practice in Kentucky

In the 60s and 70s, private physical therapy practices were primarily owned and established by men, despite PT being a female dominated field during that time. Mary Thomson graduated from the UK College of Health Sciences physical...

Sep 18, 2020

Empowering families with UK Pediatric Therapies at CDCB

UK Pediatric Therapies at Child Development Center of the Bluegrass (CDCB) is a clinical service within the UK College of Health Sciences that offers pediatric occupational, physical, and speech therapies. While many health care facilities...

Sep 10, 2020

CSD Academic Clinic navigates care with telehealth

The UK Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) Academic Clinic, a graduate student and licensed speech language pathologist operated facility that provides services to children with communication disorders, pivoted quickly under the direction...

Sep 9, 2020

Samaritan’s Touch physical therapy clinic provides needed care to uninsured Lexington populations

Community outreach and serving others is ingrained in the mission of the UK College of Health Sciences. No one knows this better than Lynn English, PT, DPT, MSEd, associate professor in the department of physical therapy. English supervises...

Sep 8, 2020

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Making telehealth equitable for deaf and hard of hearing communities

Social isolation due to COVID-19 poses specific challenges to children and adults who live with hearing loss disorders. UK College of Health Sciences and University of Colorado School of Medicine faculty received an administrative supplement to...

Aug 31, 2020

Physical therapy alumna shares home health and hospital based COVID insights

Many UK College of Health Sciences alums are among the countless health care heroes working tirelessly to deliver quality care throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Lauren Haegele, a 2014 physical therapy graduate, has been diligently...

Aug 20, 2020

Alumna Shelby Baez recognized for her outstanding contributions to injury rehabilitation

Shelby Baez, PhD, a UK College of Health Sciences alumna who received her Master’s in Athletic Training in 2016 and her PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences in 2019, was awarded the Doctoral Dissertation Award from the Association for Applied...

Aug 18, 2020

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CHS welcomes Tony Faiola as new associate dean of research and scholarship

The UK College of Health Sciences welcomed Tony Faiola, PhD, MFA, as the new associate dean of research and scholarship (ADR) in June. As ADR, Faiola is responsible for fostering research and scholarship productivity and aiding in the strategic...

Aug 10, 2020

UK College of Health Sciences faculty answer the call to fight COVID-19

This article is the first in an ongoing series to highlight UK College of Health Sciences faculty efforts to combat the COVID-19 public health crisis.

Researchers were not immune to COVID-19’s impact as the virus forced labs to rethink...

Jul 29, 2020

A white male in a black shirt and blue shorts uses a hand bike to ride down a street.

PT grad brings adapted tricycles to her community for patients with disabilities

Erin Sieberkrob, a 2015 graduate of the UK College of Health Sciences physical therapy (PT) program, knew she wanted to help children as a health care provider. Now, she serves her community as a PT and has worked to bring adapted tricycles to...

Jul 22, 2020