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By Sara Pisoni
CHS Contributor

For professors in the College of Health Sciences, they have a luxury some others could only hope for.

They are utilizing their undergraduate students to help with their research.  

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Join Dr. David J. Glass at 1 p.m. Thursday in CTW 127 as he visits the College of Health Sciences to present a "Special Seminar on Experimental Design."

"The University of Kentucky has long had an excellent group focusing on skeletal muscle research," says Glass, Vice President, Research-Aging/Age-Related Disorders, and Director, Postdoctoral Fellow Program at ​Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, a biotechnology company headquartered in Westchester County, New York. "So it’s a pleasure to come here and compare notes.”

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By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

The 2022 CHS Student Awards was a feel-good, end-of-the-year celebration of achievement held in the Worsham Cinema in the Gatton Student Center.

"Today is about our students," CHS Dean Scott Lephart, PhD, told the crowd. "This is an exciting time to celebrate."

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Two Alumni Honored at College of Health Sciences Hall of Fame & Young Alumni Award Celebration

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

As Dean Scott Lephart said Thursday night, there must be something in the water in Somerset, Ky.

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Charlotte A. Peterson, PhD, recently accepted the invitation from the Secretary of Health & Human Services to serve as a member of the National Advisory Council on Aging (NACA) for a period of three years. 

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Congratulations go out to all of our College of Health Sciences 2021 Award Winners!

Our College is amazing because of our faculty and staff. Thank you for all you do. 

 

Senior Investigator Award

Chris Fry, PhD
Associate Professor in Athletic Training and Clinical Nutrition
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By Elizabeth Chapin

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 9, 2021) — Findings from a new University of Kentucky College of Medicine and College of Health Sciences study add to growing evidence that resistance exercise has unique benefits for fat loss.

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Mission

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Kevin Murach, PhD, didn’t always want to be a researcher. But, with the encouragement of several mentors through his career, Murach (now a post-doctoral fellow with the Center for Muscle Biology) is part of an elite team of scientists whose projects have been consistently funded at the federal level. 

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