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Director of Office of Health Equity took Circuitous Road

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

It was a small bump on the neck, she says. Warm to the touch.

She hadn’t even noticed it until a nurse brought it up during a routine examination.

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By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

“Know the signs.”

Physician Assistant Studies

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

Micah Bragdon knew from an early age that he wanted to find a job where he could help others.

“Growing up, I had the privilege of watching my brother become a successful nurse,” said the 25-year-old Lancaster, Ky., native. “The immense satisfaction he had from being able to help people when they were in their most vulnerable states was the key inspiration that sparked my desire to pursue the healthcare field.”

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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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By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

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New hire had previously served as UK Asst Professor

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 1, 2021) — Virginia L. Valentin, DrPh, PA-C, began her career in healthcare when she was hired as a nurse’s assistant at 16.

Physician Assistant Studies

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

The UKPA Class of 2023 won the KAPA Challenge Bowl earlier this month. 

Physician Assistant Studies

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

In the summer of 1996, the University of Kentucky, Morehead State University and St. Claire Regional Medical Center entered into an agreement to create the UK Physician Assistant Extension Program at Morehead.

The goal? To address the shortage of medical providers, especially those in the rural Appalachian region.

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Celebrate PA Week with this Story:

Megan Craft took a winding road to join her PA Academic Residents for Orientation Day

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

Ever since she was a little girl, Megan Craft dreamed of becoming a doctor.

Physician Assistant Studies

by Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

Stay awake. Pay attention. You’ll learn something.

That was the advice Christopher Colman gave the students, because — as he put it — he knew from experience.

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