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Dr. Lisa Cassis, UK Vice President for Research

Office of Research

Dr. Lisa Cassis, UK Vice President for Research

Learn about research resources and the research infrastructure at UK from Lisa Cassis, Vice President for Research. 

This is the first event in the new VPR Lunch & Learn series. Bring your lunch. We'll provide drinks and cookies.

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The UK College of Health Sciences Biomotion Lab attracts students for many reasons - one of which is their continuing participation in the annual American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Conference. This year, second year rehabilitation sciences doctoral student Lauren Erickson, and senior human nutrition student Maddie Romines, both presented their own research at the national event and gleaned knowledge from world leaders in sports medicine. 

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Years ago, increasing a person’s lifespan (amount of time between birth and death) was medicine’s greatest challenge. After decades of discovery, this feat has been accomplished and medical research’s newest pursuit has commenced: increasing healthspan (the number of healthy, functional years in a person’s life).

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Paige Clawson, a graduate student in Athletic Training, received a $1,000 grant award from the Southeast Athletic Trainers’ Association (SEATA) for her project entitled, “The Role of Hip Strength Deficits on Dynamic Function in Those with Chronic Ankle Instability.” The purpose of this study is to evaluate the expected deficiencies and anticipated associations of isometric hip strength and self-reported function and disability in individuals with chronic ankle instability. She will present her results at the 2020 SEATA Clinical Symposium and Members Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. Ms.

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As modern technology evolves, the medical professions are following suit thanks to the hard work of practitioners like Vrushali Angadi, PhD, CCC-SLP. Angadi, a speech-language pathologist and assistant professor with the communication sciences and disorders program at the College of Health Sciences—with the assistance of her colleagues Drs.

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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 chronic pain and the devastating effect it can have on his fellow Airmens’ lives. 

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Kathryn Lucas, DPT, a student in the Rehabilitation Sciences PhD program, was awarded a $5,000 Doctoral Student Research Grant from the American College of Sports Medicine Foundation for a one-year project, entitled, “The Evaluation of Postural Stability and Balance after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction.” The purpose of this study is to integrate tools used in neurological conditions to evaluate postural control after ACL reconstruction. Kathryn is mentored by Dr. Brian Noehren.
 

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On Feb. 20, the UK College of Health Sciences hosted the inaugural Myron and Elaine Jacobson Innovation Award Symposium at UK's Chandler Hospital.