Protect. Respect. Do your part. We are committed to providing an exceptional educational experience while safeguarding the health of our community.

Active Studies

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.

Muscle Biology

Basic, clinical and translational research on muscle and how it powers health

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Rehab & Injury Prevention

Restoring health and function, preventing injury, and optimizing human performance

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Instruction & Scholarship

Preparing the next generation of healthcare providers, professors, and researchers

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Health Services

Scientific inquiry into the most effective ways to organize, manage, finance and deliver healthcare

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Student Studies

Students combine classroom, clinic and laboratory to answer their own questions

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