Our scholars cultivate an environment that embraces discovery through rigorous research in the laboratory, the classroom, the clinic, and the community to help Kentuckians and others gain and retain the highest level of health.
The College’s current portfolio of extramurally sponsored studies is valued at more than $29 million. This work takes place across the primary campus in Lexington, on regional athletic fields, in rehabilitation clinics, on military bases, in public school classrooms, in rural communities in Eastern Kentucky, and elsewhere. Our discovery knows no boundaries! The College’s investigative teams include faculty members, clinicians, post-doctoral scholars and fellows, graduate and under-graduate students. Working collaboratively across disciplines and with other research universities, our scholars our working to solve some of the nation’s most pressing health challenges.
Basic, clinical and translational research on muscle and how it powers health
Restoring health and function, preventing injury, and optimizing human performance
Preparing the next generation of healthcare providers, professors, and researchers
Scientific inquiry into the most effective ways to organize, manage, finance and deliver healthcare
Students combine classroom, clinic and laboratory to answer their own questions
Community based research and projects