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By Madison Becknell
CHS Contributor

The College of Health Sciences and the Center for Clinical and Translational Science organized a day this week to celebrate and display different kinds of research.

Held on April 5, this is the 17th annual conference hosted at the Gatton Student Center, and this year, the College of Health Sciences had more people than ever sign up.

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AT student wins SEATA scholarship

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

Angela Huston was a Kinesiology major at UK before she considered graduate school in the College of Health Sciences Athletic Training program.

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By Austin Robinson and Ryan Clark
CHS Contributors

Working with Veterans holds a special place in Cheryl Vanderford’s heart.

And through that work, she received firsthand experience by providing substance use disorder treatment as a Physician Assistant. This inspired her to apply for a much-needed grant that will help the Commonwealth.

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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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By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

We are so proud to share the news that Ke’La Porter, MS, LAT, ATC, CSCS, who serves as the student member of the DEI Committee, has been selected as the graduate student recipient of the inaugural Leadership Legacy award presented by the MLK Center. The Leadership Legacy Award is given to both an undergraduate and graduate student who embody the spirit of Dr. King’s legacy of thoughtful leadership and trailblazing vision. Award winners have demonstrated evidence of the following:

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By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 9, 2022) — A social entrepreneur and author whose goal is a world where no child is an orphan. And a PhD researcher who focuses on muscle health and physical function in patients with critical illness.

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A festive time was had by all this weekend in San Antonio, Texas, where the American Physical Therapy Association's Combined Sections Meeting gathered to congregate and celebrate. 

But it was even more special this year. 

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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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A paper recently published in the journal Function reporting novel findings of experiments performed by post-docs in the College of Health Sciences, Center for Muscle Biology, entitled “Nucleus Type-Specific DNA Methylomics Reveals Epigenetic Memory of Prior Adaptation in Skeletal Muscle” was featured in The New York Times

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By Ryan Clark and Ellee Sidebottom
CHS Contributors

When Jacob Jelmini came to Kentucky, he knew three things about the state: horses, basketball and bourbon. He’d soon find out a lot more.

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