Faculty and Staff Awards 2015-16

2015 Staff Employee of the Year: Doug Long This year’s recipient, Doug Long, has worked for the College since 2007. He is known for his...

Read StoryMay 10, 2016

Record-Breaking Number of Students to Attend National Conference on Undergraduate Research

A recording-breaking 88 University of Kentucky undergraduates have been selected to present their research projects at the 2016 National...

Read StoryApr 27, 2016

College of Health Sciences Researcher Enjoys the Serendipity of Discovery

Esther Dupont-Versteegden thought she wanted to be a physical therapist. She had even been admitted into physical therapy school. But she took a...

Read StoryApr 20, 2016

Improving Jockey Safety

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Read StoryApr 11, 2016

UK College of Health Sciences Student to open Clinic in Kenya

At age 19, Amy Hehre was not only dreaming of her future – she was drawing the blueprints for it. It wasn’t a suburban dream home she was planning....

Read StoryMar 18, 2016

Sports nutrition position paper backs off on big protein doses, boosts use of some supplement ingredients

“A new position paper on sports nutrition takes no sides in the debate about which carbs are best but does take a step toward more focused...

Read StoryMar 14, 2016

Thomas Lead Author of Important Position Statement

Dr. Travis Thomas is the lead author of a joint position statement on Nutrition and Athletic Performance from the American College of Sports Medicine...

Read StoryFeb 29, 2016

Making a list of your medications and dosage can be life saving

By Sherry Grace Contributing writer What medications are you taking? Do you know the dosages? These are two common questions, which are asked during...

Read StoryFeb 25, 2016

10,000 Steps Can Help Increase Daily Activity

This column first appeared in the Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016 edition of the Lexington Herald-Leader "Have you gotten your 10,000 steps today?" As more...

Read StoryJan 12, 2016

The Danger of Concussions for Jockeys

The National Football League was not the only organization paying close attention to the release of the film Concussion over the holidays. Those...

Read StoryJan 7, 2016