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Rehabilitation Sciences PhD Program

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."

Rehabilitation Sciences PhD Program

Here’s 5 questions with Alexander Sklivas …

By Ellee Sidebottom and Ryan Clark
CHS contributors

It’s been an impressive month for Alexander Sklivas.

Rehabilitation Sciences PhD Program

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

The goal? To get young area students moving.

The outcome? It could not be termed anything but a rousing success.

Rehabilitation Sciences PhD Program

Her reaction to award: ‘I was truly astonished’

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

Jenny Dorich, PhD, MBA, OTR/L, CHT, was looking for the perfect situation as a graduate student.

Rehabilitation Sciences PhD Program

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.

Rehabilitation Sciences PhD Program

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:

Rehabilitation Sciences PhD Program

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.

Rehabilitation Sciences PhD Program

Col. Enrique Smith-Forbes, PhD, OTR/L, CHT, who received his PhD from the Rehabilitation and Health Sciences PhD Program in 2015 before going on to be stationed at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, recently joined the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence (MEDCoE) at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston to welcome the inaugural class of 11 students to the Army-Baylor University Occupational Therapy Doctorate Program at MEDCoE.

Rehabilitation Sciences PhD Program

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:

Rehabilitation Sciences PhD Program

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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