Dr. Na'Tasha Evans
May 30, 2023

Following an extensive national search and interviews with highly qualified individuals, the College of Medicine is excited to welcome Na’Tasha Evans, PhD, MEd, as the new vice dean for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and associate professor in the department of behavioral science.

Flyer for Just-in-Time Funding Opportunity
May 24, 2023

Eligible investigators may apply for up to $2,000 annually from CHET. If you have received pilot or other award funding from CHET in the fiscal year, you will not be eligible for CHET JIT funding. The Just-in-Time funding must be spent within the fiscal year awarded. Awards are made on a rolling basis and will continue until funds have been expended.

Dr. Mairead Moloney
May 10, 2023

Congratulations to Mairead Moloney, PhD, associate professor of sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences, for receiving a CHET Just-in-Time award for her project “Too tired to sleep: A social-ecological exploration of insomnia in Appalachian women.”

Alliance research initiative - researchers collaborating
March 2, 2023

Nearly three years ago, the University of Kentucky College of Medicine launched the Alliance Research Initiative to promote collaboration and mentorship through interdisciplinary research teams. With members spanning across UK departments and colleges, these teams were established to address Kentucky’s most urgent health needs.

op row left to right: Deirdre Dlugonski, Yasminka Jakubek, Anel Jaramillo. Bottom row: Jayani Jayawardhana, Courtney Perry, Rosana Zenil-Ferguson
March 1, 2023

The Research Scholars Program (RSP) has welcomed its third cohort of six faculty from five University of Kentucky colleges. The program is aimed at ensuring diversity, equity and inclusion in research by promoting faculty success.

Congrats graphic
February 24, 2023

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is pleased to announce the faculty, staff, and learners who were winners of the annual Mission, Vision, Pillar, and Enabler Awards.

Gurpreet Dhaliwal
February 2, 2023

The UK College of Medicine is excited to welcome Gurpreet Dhaliwal, MD, as the visiting professor delivering this year’s Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Humanities Lecture. 

The Pat Summitt Foundation presenting a $25,000 check to UK's Sanders-Brown Center on Aging during the women's basketball game
January 27, 2023

The Pat Summitt Foundation presented a $25,000 grant to the University of Kentucky's Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA)during the UK women’s basketball game against Auburn University on Thursday evening. The center is one of the nation’s top centers on aging, with a goal to preserve brain health and slow the progression of dementia.

woman holding her hands up making a heart shape
January 12, 2023

The University of Kentucky’s ninth annual Healthy Hearts for Women Symposium will bring in nationally recognized experts to raise awareness about the dangers of heart disease and educate attendees on prevention techniques.

Aaron Kruse-Diehr CHET Core Faculty
January 11, 2023

UK Markey Cancer Center researcher, CHET Core Faculty, and UK College of Medicine Associate professor, Aaron Kruse-Diehr, PhD, is leading a study to address health disparities in colorectal cancer in Black communities.

CHET Core Faculty Named Dean
January 4, 2023

The University of Kentucky Provost Robert S. DiPaola named Danelle Stevens-Watkins, Ph.D., acting dean of the College of Education, effective Jan. 4, 2023.

Princess Agbozo featured in UKNow.
December 5, 2022

Princess Agbozo Blazes Her Own Trail

University of Kentucky campus bridge
December 1, 2022

Few words have as rich a tradition as “Kentucky” and “basketball.” The pairing is synonymous with excellence and continuing the legacy built at the University of Kentucky. What began decades ago continues now with John Calipari, who in his first address to fans declared that UK is “the gold standard not just for college basketball, but for all of college athletics."

College of medicine logo over white background
November 29, 2022

Our College of Medicine community,

Honoring Indigenous Peoples' Month
November 22, 2022

During Indigenous Peoples’ Month, the UK College of Medicine is highlighting historical figures who paved the way for an equitable future in medicine.

Markey researchers are taking on tobacco use.
November 15, 2022

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, bringing the spotlight to the country’s leading cause of cancer death. As an estimated 80-90% of lung cancer cases are caused by tobacco use, the main line of defense in terms of prevention is to not start smoking or to kick the habit if you are a smoker. 

37. Without Prom or HS Graduation
November 3, 2022

Through Nov. 4, visitors to the Gatton Student Center can view an art exhibit expressing the pain, empowerment, and pride of University of Kentucky’s Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) employees during the pandemic.

UK Researcher, Dr. Carolyn Lauckner to Use App to Track Link Between HIV, Alcohol Use
October 25, 2022

Researchers at the University of Kentucky are taking an innovative approach to help a high-risk population by using easily accessible technology: an app on a smartphone.

Dr. Elizabeth Rhodus, CHET Faculty Member Highlighted in UKNow
October 25, 2022

CHET Faculty Member Dr. Elizabeth Rhodus was recently spotlighted in UKNow for her work on multisensory approaches as potential treatments for Alzheimer’s patients.