PAS program prepares alumna for her calling in Kenya

In June 2015, the unthinkable happened for physician assistant studies student Amy Hehre. Her three-year-old nephew, Ovidio, passed away. A “nephew through love”, as Amy puts it, “Ovi” was an orphan cared for by Amy’s sister. 


Jan 3, 2019

What is an MLS? Exploring medical laboratory science at CHS

Behind every hospital, physician’s office, or clinic, there is a great laboratory. Crucial to the diagnosis and treatment of physiological and pathological conditions, these laboratories—and the medical laboratory scientists who run them—are...

Dec 18, 2018

KARRN Celebrates A Decade of Transforming Lives in Rural Kentucky

The Kentucky Appalachian Rural Rehabilitation Network (KARRN) has spent the past decade investing in citizens of rural Kentucky who have experienced a neurological condition such as a spinal cord injury, stroke, or traumatic brain injury. Their...

Dec 4, 2018

CHS PA: All About the Team

By Kaila Gaughan, second-year PA student

“Why do you want to be a PA?” “What made you choose PA school over med school?” These are questions that I have been asked countless times, whether on school interviews or by people I know. My...

Nov 20, 2018

Cultivating a spirit of discovery among undergraduates

Gilson Capilouto, PhD, is a respected clinician scientist. She teaches undergraduate and graduate students in the communication sciences and disorders program, as well as doctoral students in rehabilitation sciences. Capilouto ...

Nov 8, 2018

Domestic and Intimate Partner Violence: PAS professor addresses how rural providers can meet the challenge

Impacting nearly 12 million people a year, domestic violence (DV) and intimate partner violence (IPV) is a likely reality for the next woman or man who comes to a rural healthcare facility. From the “do’s and don’ts” of screening to the “do’s and...

Oct 25, 2018

Biomotion Lab Hits Its Stride at UK and Beyond

When Brian Noehren, PT, PhD, FACSM, first began practicing as a physical therapist he had zero intention of pursuing a career in research. “I didn’t think I would step foot back on a college campus except to watch sports,” he quipped. But, after...

Oct 19, 2018

Still We Rise: CHS student to honor classmates who have overcome adversity

Kennedy Guess, a senior in the communication sciences and disorders program, isn’t afraid to speak her mind about mental health. In fact, she’s an open book about her personal battles with depression and anxiety. “There’s a grittiness to my life...

Oct 12, 2018

Aphasia Lab Helps Stroke/Traumatic Brain Injury Survivors Rediscover Their Voice

Imagine you’re trying to carry on a conversation with a friend: You can clearly envision the sentence in your mind, the carefully constructed thoughts and words are all there. But, as soon as the words reach your lips, they sound wrong. In fact,...

Oct 11, 2018

Faculty and Staff Giving Can Make A Difference at CHS

In September, UK launched the philanthropy campaign “Kentucky Can” to shape higher education in Kentucky and the future of our many students.

Our college has a great start in this effort. An education from the UK College of Health...

Oct 5, 2018