- Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
By Lindsey Fiori
By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director
“This is where you engage with each other, and learn from and with each other,” said Janine Bartley, PhD, CCC-SLP, and assistant professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders.
It was a celebratory kind of day as the College of Health Sciences honored its own faculty and staff at a luncheon Thursday morning.
"I'd like to acknowledge all the faculty and staff for all you've done to support our mission in the College," said Karen Badger, PhD, MSW and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Undergraduate Education for CHS.
Patellofemoral pain, also known as “runner’s knee,” is one of the most common injuries a female runner can experience. Due to this condition, runners encounter pain around the knee joint, as well as quadriceps and hip weakness, preventing high workload training and impacting day-to-day activities.
Yvonne Giles, fondly known as the “cemetery lady” to many, is one of the city’s leaders in the effort to preserve African American history in Lexington. A Lexington native, Giles became the first black woman elected to the La Grange City Council in 1986 and was then reelected in 1987. After her time serving on City Council, Giles’ career evolved into uncovering and telling the stories of Kentucky African Americans.
Josh Van Wyngaarden grew up in a military family, traveling all over the world during his father’s 22 years in the Air Force.
“It’s really all I ever knew,” he said. “And I knew I wanted to serve in that way, too.”