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

Physician assistant studies alumnus puts UK for Kentucky values into action serving rural communities

The phrase “we are the University of Kentucky for Kentucky” is one that resonates across the entire UK campus. Because of his belief in this mission...

Read StoryMar 28, 2019

Future speech language pathologist finds her place advocating for the profession

Communication sciences and disorders (CSD) major Eman Issa has gotten in trouble her whole life for being too talkative. “I really love to talk,” she...

Read StoryMar 13, 2019

CHS students empower Ecuadorian communities during Shoulder to Shoulder brigades

In Santo Domingo, Ecuador, locals line up outside the University of Kentucky staffed Shoulder to Shoulder clinic with a variety of needs. For many...

Read StoryMar 7, 2019

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