University of Kentucky hospital bridge
March 21, 2023

Well-being matters.

And at the University of Kentucky, we understand that ensuring the success of our community members means supporting the whole person.

It is important to provide an outstanding academic experience and opportunities for professional development, as well as address mental health and overall well-being.

Northern Kentucky Match Day
March 20, 2023
The UK College of Medicine celebrated its largest group of matching students and its highest percentage of students matching into Kentucky residency programs.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is proud to recognize its fourth-year students who learned their pivotal next step in training – residency – during

Lab tech measuring out a small amount of cannabis.
March 16, 2023

The University of Kentucky is hosting its fifth annual Substance Use Research Event (SURE) April 24 in the UK Gatton Student Center. This free event showcases translational research conducted at UK focusing on substance use and substance use disorder.

Match Day celebration at Lexington
March 13, 2023
Ahead of the big day, UK College of Medicine faculty, staff, trainees, and alumni share their experience with Match Day and offer advice for fourth-years going through it this year

Claire Collins, MD, knew the University of Kentucky Internal Medicine/Psychiatry Residency Program was a perfect fit after she c

Kendall Corbin, PhD and her undergraduate student at a poster presentation
March 9, 2023

The University of Kentucky Office of Undergraduate Research is now accepting nominations for the 16th annual UK Excellent Undergraduate Research Mentor of the Year awards.

Appalachian Research Day, Established 2015: Come sit on the porch.
March 8, 2023

Appalachian Research Day, known as "Come Sit on the Porch," is an annual conference hosted by the University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (UK CERH) to share results of health research conducted with communities in Appalachia.

Left to right: Paul Murphy, Melissa Nickell, Brett Spear.
March 7, 2023

The National Institutes of Health (NIH)awarded the University of Kentucky a prestigious center grant to share its expertise and lead national efforts to build diverse academic research environments.

Darwin Conwell, MD, in a white coat, and in front of the blue, UK College of Medicine wall.
March 6, 2023

In this “UK at the Half,” University of Kentucky HealthCare medical pancreatologist Darwin Conwell, MD, discusses the importance of research in a doctor’s training as well one of his major ongoing research projects.

Red-haired boy standing in front of the words, "SEE IT, STOP IT."
March 3, 2023

A team of researchers at the University of Kentucky is studying strategies to prevent child sex trafficking (CST) across the Commonwealth. The first phase of the project involves raising awareness about the issue.

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.

ASN: American Society for Neurochemistry. Lexington, Kentucky. March 18 – 22, 2023.
March 1, 2023

The 2023 American Society for Neurochemistry (ASN) annual meeting is set to take place March 18 to March 22 in downtown Lexington. 

Alison Gibson speaking at a conference table.
March 1, 2023

Throughout March, the University of Kentucky is spotlighting Women Making History during Women’s History Month. These women are leading their fields of research and impacting the lives of Kentuckians.

Jill Roberts, PhD, in her lab.
February 28, 2023

Feb. 28 is international Rare Disease Day. Kentucky has surprisingly high rates — almost 10 times the national average — of a rare condition called Moyamoya syndrome, which causes the internal carotid arteries in the brain to become narrow or blocked.

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.

Jessica Moore in her family's welding shop, grinding metal.
February 15, 2023

“That day I woke up feeling completely normal.”

At 37 years old, Salvisa resident Jessica Moore is still taken aback as she reflects on what transpired last July.

UK Chandler Hospital sign, street view
February 14, 2023

UK HealthCare’s Digestive Health Program has been recognized as a Center of Excellence by the National Pancreas Foundation (NPF), becoming one of 164 NPF Centers across the nation.

Darwin Conwell, MD in front of a blue UK College of Medicine wall
February 9, 2023

When attempting to find a solution to a problem, sometimes the most effective question you can ask yourself is "why." Research requires a certain level of curiosity, one that forces you to continuously ask that question. Curiosity is what motivated Darwin Conwell to get involved with research and become a medical pancreatologist.

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. 

Don Frazier with students at the UK Science Outreach Center.
February 1, 2023

In this “UK at the Half,” Don Frazier, PhD, professor emeritus at the University of Kentucky and long-time former chair of the Department of Physiology is announcing that the UK's Science Outreach Center is open for business once again, after halting operations during the COVID-19 pandemic.