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Physical Therapy

New hire previously served in similar role at Central Florida

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 28, 2022) — While he could never have known it at the time, Patrick Pabian, PT, DPT, PhD, can now say he owes his career to a hurt knee.

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By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

When the wheels finally wore out, Astri Guyder says she just didn’t know what to do.

As a grad student, she had very little money. And her husband, who suffers from paralysis, uses his manual wheelchair to get around.

But then the wheels gave out, and all at once, both she and her husband were left trying to figure out what to do.

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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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By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

Shelley Ferrin remembers exactly when everything started to make sense — the idea, the need and the simplicity of the solution. It all came together at once and seemed so clear.

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By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

Brian Noehren, PT, PhD, FACSM and interim Associate Dean for Research and professor in the College of Health Sciences, is the latest recipient of the College’s Joseph Hamburg Professorship in Rehabilitation Sciences.

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This week, the UKDPT students on the Hazard campus showed their appreciation to the UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health custodial, transportation and maintenance staff by providing snacks and gifts to each member. 

They also sent them a message:

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By Ellee Sidebottom
CHS Contributor

UK Physical Therapy (PT) students are teaming up with other PT programs in the Ohio-Kentucky Consortium to focus on a service project for organ and blood donation. This service project holds a special meaning to this consortium, specifically, Mount St. Joseph University in Cincinnati.

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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

It’s been a big year for Holly Michel.

In fact, some would say it was more than big. Some would say it was Super.

In 2021-22, she became a cheerleader for the Cincinnati Bengals, graduated from Physical Therapy school, got a full-time job and followed the Bengals to the Super Bowl.

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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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