Associate Professor and Director of the Sports Medicine Research Institute, received a $55,000 grant from the University of Pittsburgh for the “USASOC Injury Prevention/Performance Optimization Musculoskeletal Screening Initiative.”
Professor and Director of the Rehabilitation Sciences PhD Program, and Dr. Tim Butter eld, Associate Professor, were awarded a ve-year $2.1 million grant from the National Center for Complementary & Integrative Health for their project entitled, “Mechanisms Underlying Anabolic Effects of Cyclic Compressive Loading in Muscle.”
Post-doctoral fellow in Dr. Charlotte Peterson’s laboratory, received a three-year Ruth L. Kirschstein Postdoctoral Individual National Research Service Award (F32) for his project entitled, “Fusion-Independent Roles of Satellite Cells in Muscle Adaptation.”
Joseph Hamburg Endowed Professor and Director of the Center for Muscle Biology, received a one-year $20,000 supplemental grant from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine to collaborate with Dr. Mary McGrae McDermott, Jeremiah Stamler Professor of Medicine, on the NIH-funded study, “COCOA-PAD study: Epicatechin-Rich COCOA to improve Walking Performance in PAD: the COCOA-PAD-S Study.” Dr. Peterson also received a $121,000 ve-year grant from Northwestern University to collaborate with Dr. McDermott on an NIH- funded project entitled, “Improve PAD PERformance with METformin: The PERMET Trial.”
Associate Professor, was awarded a ve-year $1.68 million grant for his project entitled, “The Contribution of Vitamin D to Muscle Metabolic Function in Cancer Cachexia,” as part of the recently granted National Institute of General Medical Sciences’ Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) award of $11.2 million for the University of Kentucky Center for Cancer and Metabolism (Dr. Daret St Clair, Principal Investigator).
Under the mentorship of Dr. Phillip Gribble (Associate Professor, Athletic Training), Haley Mills (Athletic Training) received a $1,000 research grant from NATA Research & Education Foundation for her project, “Impact of Supervised Rehabilitation on Patient Reported Function and Re-injury Rates Following Lateral Ankle Sprain.”
The Interprofessional Healthcare Residential College received the 2016-17 Living Learning Program of the Year, from the UK Office of Residence Life.
The UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health in Hazard was honored with the A. O. Sullivan Award for Excellence in Education, during the 2016 MediStar Awards in Louisville. The MediStar Awards honor health care professionals for their achievements in advocacy, innovation, education, leadership, and aging care. The A. O. Sullivan Award for Excellence in Education is presented to an organization that takes creative approaches to developing and implementing programs, which enhance the level of knowledge, education, and career opportunity in health care.
Principal Investigator(s): Heather Harris Wright, East Carolina University; Gilson J. Capilouto, University of Kentucky
The public-use data files in this collection are available for access by the general public.This study is maintained and distributed by the National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging (NACDA), the aging program within ICPSR. NACDA is sponsored by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).The Discourse Processing in Healthy Aging database provides demographic data, cognitive data (standardized tests of memory and attention), digital media (audio and/or video), and discourse transcriptions for 11 different discourse tasks from nearly 500 participants across the adult lifespan (20 -90 years old).
Thanks to the generous support of the UK Women and Philanthropy Network, the IHRC will be awarding thirteen $2,000 scholarships designed to help returning IHRC students cover the cost of living in the IHRC/Woodland Glen 5 for the 2017-18 academic year.Withthe hope of combatting healthcare disparities in the future, the scholarships are also designed to support diversity and inclusion in the field of healthcare.
The Lyman T. Johnson Association is UK’s African American alumni group, and each year Colleges nominate current students and successful graduates for awards. The coveted Lyman T. Johnson Torch of Excellence Award is given to an African American alumni, faculty, or staff member whose faith, hard work, and determination has positively impacted the lives of people on the UK campus, and in the city, state, or nation. African American students whose academic achievements and ability to positively impact the lives of others are selected to receive the Lyman T. Johnson Torch Bearer Award.
We are proud to recognize the following recipients from the College of Health Sciences:
Thomas was the invited key note speaker and guest presenter for the Japan Athletic Training Association Annual Meeting, held in Tokyo, Japan.
Meredith married her husband, Brendan, in June 2013. Last July, they welcomed their first child, Gabrielle Marie. Theylive in Louisville where Meredith works as a Speech Language Pathologist with adults with traumatic brain injuries in the Pathways program at Louisville East Post Acute.
Jaclyn was selected as a 2016 "40 Under 40" Alumna by the Georgia Southern University Alumni Association. She also completed the "Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist" (CSCS) Credential.
Lori was recipient of the 2017 International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy Achievement of Distinction Best Original Research Manuscript Award.Article Citation: Bolgla LA, Earl-Boehm J, Emery CA, Hamstra-Wright KL, Ferber R. “Pain, Function, and Strength Outcomes for Males and Females with Patellofemoral Pain Who Participate in Either a Hip/Core-or Knee-Based Rehabilitation Program,”International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, 11(6): 926-935, 2016.
Jessica recently began a new position as Therapy Program Director for the Willows at Fritz Farm. She also became a Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP).
Emily was married in 2011. They moved back to Louisville from the NYC/NJ area in early 2014, and the couple had their first child,Lawson, in 2015. Emily became clinic director at a KORT clinic in late 2016. The couple is now expecting their second boy-due July 2017.
Tony recently accepted the Head Football Athletic Trainer position at Colorado State University. He is excited to move his family of five to Fort Collins in anticipation of adding one more child at the end of June.
Nikki became President of the Delaware Athletic Trainers' Association in December 2016.
Nikki was awarded the 2017 Young Alumni Award from the UK College of Health Sciences.