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Medical Laboratory Science

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

When 29-year-old Alyaa Zagzoog, from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, was looking for a university to attend for graduate school, she had a checklist of things in her mind; the perfect place would meet each item on that list.

The university needed to have a lot of native English speakers. But it needed to be in a quiet and affordable area.

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Hazard professors, students serve at area Health Career Expo

by Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director
 

Bianna Music wants you to know: This was not your typical career fair.

Sure, there were booths and friendly faces to answer questions. But there was so much more.

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by Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

Out of all the speeches the new students heard during their last week before classes, maybe it was Alumni Relations Director Caroline Arthur’s message that brought out the most feelings.

“As soon as you start your journey,” she told them, “you’re a member of Big Blue Nation. Take advantage of every opportunity.”

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By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

Madi Kelly had an interesting first day on the job.

Working as a Program Coordinator at Walter Reed Military Medical Center, Kelly — who graduated from UK with a Clinical Leadership and Management degree in 2020 — had recently been promoted from her clinical research assistant position.

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Caci, Ivory, Ally and Hannah speak out on why they chose a science major — and why it’s important to keep encouraging young women to do the same

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director
 

Let’s meet our panel.

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As an employee of Harlem Hospital in New York City, medical laboratory science student Esah Ali, Esq.PA/CLT/HTL, has worked amidst the worst of the COVID-19 outbreak in the region. Through it all, Ali is managing full-time responsibilities in the lab while maintaining his coursework with the College of Health Sciences. 

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Kim Campbell, MSEd, MLS(ASCP)CM, faculty in the medical laboratory science (MLS) program, is retiring after 34 years with the UK College of Health Sciences (CHS). Her dedication and participation in the program helped MLS to graduate many of Kentucky’s laboratory professionals. 

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all University of Kentucky classes have moved online and College of Health Sciences instructors adapted quickly to turn hands-on curriculums into engaging material for remote learning.

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Laboratories and the work of their personnel are essential in health care. A degree in medical laboratory science prepares you to provide essential clinical information to health care providers and ensure reliable results that contribute to the prevention, diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment of physiological and pathological conditions. Laboratory tests are extremely valuable and are responsible for up to 70 percent of medical decisions made by practitioners.

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Ana Stone is an achiever. At only 20-years-old, she’s already graduated with her bachelor’s degree in medical laboratory science and is now a member of the University of Kentucky Physician Assistant Studies Class of 2022. 

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