What's Happening with UK PAS?

‘Honored and humbled’ — CHS Alumna Now Serving as Army 6th Medical Recruiting Battalion Commander

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

On May 24, 2024, U.S. Army Recruiting Commander LTC Kourtney Logan relinquished command to LTC (and CHS alumna) Jessica Horine.

Horine, who earned a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies in 2008, is coming from Honolulu as the Chief of Operational Medicine for the U.S. Army Pacific Command.

June 12, 2024

PA Student: White Coat Ceremony Represents ‘Significant Milestone’

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

Since she was young, Diana Hernandez has had a drive to become a Physician Assistant. She saw firsthand her family’s difficulty in accessing healthcare, and it made her want to be able to help others.

June 5, 2024

PAthways Progam Helps Prepare Healthcare Workers to Tackle Substance Abuse Disorder

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

Fact: Greater than half a million Kentuckians struggle with substance use disorder.

That’s why the PAthways to a Healthier Kentucky Program is so important, say those in the Physician Assistant Studies Program in the College of Health Sciences.  

May 21, 2024

PHOTO GALLERY: CHS Celebrates Year's Successes


On Thursday, May 16, the College of Health Sciences came out for an end of the year celebration at the Longship Club at Kroger Field.

May 17, 2024

FROM GATEWAY: Motorcycle Racer. Pilot. PA Student. 2023 Grad is ‘Chasing New Passions’

This story appears in the latest issue of Gateway Magazine. Find all of our issues here. 

By Ryan Clark and Sara PisoniCHS Contributors

You could say that 23-year-old Kelsey Markle has a need.

A need for speed.

May 15, 2024

CHS Celebrates Faculty, Staff Awards


Dean Scott Lephart, PhD, always says that other than Commencement, the Faculty and Staff Awards are his favorite day of the year. 

Thursday, May 9, those in the College of Health and Sciences were able to celebrate again, and several faculty and staff were honored with awards. 

May 10, 2024

Irving Chosen for Claire Blue Health LLC’s Board of Governors

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

Congratulations go out to Shelley Irving, MSPAS, PA-C, an Assistant Professor and Site Director of the Morehead Campus for the UK Department of Physician Assistant Studies, who has agreed to serve on the Board of Governors of Claire Blue Health LLC.

May 8, 2024

PHOTO GALLERY: CHS Graduation Day Filled with Joy, Tears

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

There were a range of emotions when students in the College of Health Sciences graduated Friday morning.

Joy. Pride. Relief. And even a bit of sadness.

May 3, 2024

FROM GATEWAY: An ‘Unforgettable’ Experience as CHS Hosts German, Dutch PAs for Educational Trip

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

This story appears in the latest issue of Gateway magazine, the official magazine of The College of Health Sciences:  

All over the world, people are working together to provide quality healthcare as Physician Assistants.

April 30, 2024