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Xia Cites Importance of Collaboration to Address ‘Complex Health Issues’ for Young Children

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

Yuyan “Summer” Xia, PhD, and a postdoctoral scholar in the Department of Physical Therapy, recently presented her dissertation research at the Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention in San Diego.

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By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director
 

Dozens of alumni and other representatives came to the 2024 PT Career Fair at the UK Student Center Wednesday to network with students from the Physical Therapy program — and possibly to recruit them, too.

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About 70 faculty, staff, current students, alumni and friends attended the American Physical Therapy Association Conference's Alumni Reception Friday, Feb. 16 in Boston.  

The group had the chance to connect with clinical partners as well. 

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Cori will graduate in May 2024 with a bachelor’s degree in human health sciences, pre-athletic training. She plans to continue her education by attaining a doctorate of physical therapy. Mark Cornelison | UK Photo

 

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Congratulations go out to University of Kentucky 2000 Physical Therapy Graduate Andrew Alvarez, PT, DPT, MTC, who was recently promoted to Commander in the U.S. Navy Reserve.

Alvarez currently works at the U.S. Department of Veteran’s affairs in Louisville and is adjunct faculty in the Bellarmine University Physical Therapy program.

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New undergrad award also created

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director
 

LEXINGTON, Ky. — One is a Chief of Staff at a university, while another is a researcher and assistant professor, and the third is a Director of Operational Performance. All are exemplary representatives of the College of Health Sciences — and all are now award winners.

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By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

When Tim Uhl was in the seventh grade — when he was playing sports and hoping he would continue to grow — his junior high football coach told his parents that his athletic career may have to come to an end.

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You need more than strength to age well — you also need power. Here’s how to measure how much you have.


By Amanda Loudin
The New York Times

If you want to stay healthy as you age, experts say you have to keep moving with a mix of cardio, strength and balance training. But there’s another critical element, one that doesn’t get as much attention. It’s what gives you the ability to toss a heavy trash bag into a can or lift a suitcase into an overhead compartment.

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Here at the CHS News Desk, we love a good list. And we also love a good ranking. 

So what better time to revisit some of our biggest stories than now? We've put together a list of the 10 stories that have been most read (and most viewed, and most clicked on) by you, our faithful audience, in 2023. 

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Congratulations to all our 2023 graduates in the College of Health Sciences!

On Dec. 15, the fall semester wrapped up with our annual commencement ceremonies. 

Our latest CHS graduates were honored, and they celebrated as they prepare to go out and help the citizens of our Commonwealth and world. 

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