Create a more flexible medical career as a physician assistant

In the mid-1960s, educators and physicians discovered a developing gap between the number of patients needing medical care and the number of primary...

Read StoryJul 1, 2019

Biomotion Lab students impact sports medicine research at national conference

The UK College of Health Sciences Biomotion Lab attracts students for many reasons - one of which is their continuing participation in the annual...

Read StoryJun 28, 2019

PAS student prepares for clinical rotations with a global outlook

Second year physician assistant studies (PAS) student Allison Christian has a fresh outlook on her chosen field after attending a medical mission...

Read StoryJun 4, 2019

How can health care target healthy aging? Skeletal muscle may hold the key

Years ago, increasing a person’s lifespan (amount of time between birth and death) was medicine’s greatest challenge. After decades of discovery,...

Read StoryMay 21, 2019

Student athlete and 2019 Miss Wildcat Katie Reed reflects on her College of Health Sciences/UK journey

There are two things you need to know about Katie Reed—a human health sciences major and University of Kentucky student athlete. One: softball is a...

Read StoryMay 1, 2019

Physician assistants step in to fill health care gaps

The College of Health Sciences has a long-held reputation for preparing exceptional and dependable health care professionals in the physician...

Read StoryApr 30, 2019

College of Health Sciences to undergo structural realignment in July

At the UK College of Health Sciences, we strive to be the “gateway to the health professions.” We are a doorway that students, faculty, and staff—who...

Read StoryApr 25, 2019

Improving access to care: CSD professor develops smartphone app to deliver voice therapy

As modern technology evolves, the medical professions are following suit thanks to the hard work of practitioners like Vrushali Angadi, PhD, CCC-SLP...

Read StoryApr 22, 2019

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...

Read StoryApr 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...

Read StoryApr 9, 2019

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