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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 Blazes Her Own Trail
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."
Our College of Medicine community,
During Indigenous Peoples’ Month, the UK College of Medicine is highlighting historical figures who paved the way for an equitable future in medicine.
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.
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.
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.
CHET Faculty Member Dr. Elizabeth Rhodus was recently spotlighted in UKNow for her work on multisensory approaches as potential treatments for Alzheimer’s patients.