Hearing loss can occur when any part of the ear or hearing system is not working correctly. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) estimates that 37.5 million American adults ages 18 and older report some trouble hearing.
Types of hearing loss
A team of researchers at the University of Kentucky is working to better understand the impact of opioid use disorder on mothers and babies.
Every 24 minutes in the United States, a baby is born with neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome (NOWS) after being exposed in mothers with opioid use disorder.
Researchers at the University of Kentucky and Vanderbilt University received a five-year, $2.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the use of wearable technology for better patient recovery from shinbone fractures and repair surgeries.
Jackson Miller and Ethan Morgan, former Marshall County High School classmates and now best friends and roommates at the University of Kentucky Lewis Honors College, first arrived in Lexington feeling a bit overwhelmed of all the opportunities available to them UK.
In celebration of National Rural Health Day, yesterday the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medicaid in Kentucky announced new scholarship opportunities for UK’s Rural Physician
One University of Kentucky researcher has helped solve a 60-year-old mystery about one of the body’s most vital organs: The heart.
Anna Maria South, MD, is an addiction medicine physician who treats patients with substance use disorders. She is also an assistant professor at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine training the next generation of health care leaders to improve access and advance treatment.
Since graduating from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine in 2004, Ben Mattingly, MD, has climbed the highest peaks on each continent, known as the “Seven Summits.” He has gone scuba diving near the Galapagos Islands. He has ridden dirt bikes in Romania. He has fished in bodies of water across the U.S.
Darwin Conwell, MD, MSc, Jack M. Gill Endowed Chair in Internal Medicine, recently accepted the Service Award for Colorectal Cancer Outreach, Prevention, and Year-Round Excellence (SCOPY).
Starting buprenorphine treatment for opioid use disorder through telehealth was associated with an increased likelihood of staying in treatment longer compared to starting treatment in a non-telehealth setting, according to a new University of Kentucky study analyzing Medicaid data from 2019-2020 in Kentucky and Ohio.
The University of Kentucky College of Medicine has received a four-year, nearly $16 million grant from the Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA).
The University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (UK CERH) recently released their impact report for Appalachian Community Health Days (ACHD).
The following individuals were honored at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine Awards Convocation on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2023. Winners included those in Bowling Green, Lexington, Morehead, and Northern Kentucky.Biomedical Education
Outstanding Graduate Student Award:
Jamila Tucker, MS
Philip Kern, MD, professor of medicine, has served nearly 50 years providing exceptional education and clinical care and conducting groundbreaking research, with 14 of those years dedicated to advancing the mission of the University of Kentucky.
“My mom was the best mom.”
That's how Mallory Martinez describes her mom, Patti Pfiester, to anyone she meets.
“She was my person. If I needed advice about anything, I could talk to her,” said Martinez. “She was just a constant in my life.”
Applications are open to students in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine for the fourth cohort of the White Coats for Black Lives fellowships.
The University of Kentucky will be home to a new research center focused on tobacco regulations in the Commonwealth named the Appalachian Tobacco Regulatory Science Team (AppalTRuST).
A group from the University of Kentucky recently returned from several days in San Diego at a global symposium where they educated attendees from 48 different countries about the field of neurogastronomy. Neurogastronomy is a somewhat new study that unites the science and culinary worlds by examining the human brain and behaviors that influence how we experience eating and drinking.
A team of researchers at the University of Kentucky is working to reduce the number of deaths and injuries among pregnant and postpartum women through an online training program for UK students in helping professions across nine UK colleges.
Sabina Warns was thrilled when her faculty mentors Campbell Grant, MD, assistant professor of urology, and Kristen Fletcher, MD, associate professor of internal medicine, asked her to join their work on a research project during her first year at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine.