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

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.

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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.

Dr. Aaron Shmookler's headshot
February 13, 2023

UK College of Medicine Pathology and Laboratory Medicine would like to welcome our newest faculty member.

Aaron D. Shmookler, MD

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. 

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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.

December 11, 2022

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine’s Salvation Army Clinic is a student-run, free clinic that serves as a learning environment for medical, pharmacy, and social work students while providing acute onsite health care for uninsured patients at the Salvation Army of Central Kentucky.

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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.

Leo Yenwongfai with his photography
November 21, 2022

When UK HealthCare pathology resident Leonard Yenwongfai, MD, was a young boy, he asked his father what motivated him to work as a police detective.

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October 28, 2022

For the second consecutive year, the University of Kentucky College of Medicine has received the 2022 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.

Lisa Williams, new wellness dean
October 6, 2022

To enable the University of Kentucky College of Medicine to succeed in its mission for a healthier Kentucky, leadership must prioritize the wellness and well-being of faculty, staff, and learners. Lisa Williams, MSSA, is serving in the college’s new leadership position, associate dean for wellness and well-being, to help us excel in this goal.

Shuxia Wang standing in her lab
September 12, 2022

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is one of the most common forms of liver disease across the globe. One major risk factor of NAFLD is obesity, which approximately 36% of Kentuckians face, according to America’s Health Rankings.

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August 19, 2022

Have you ever watched a movie or TV show where a character has the same job as you, but they’ve gotten the details all wrong?

From smooth-talking lawyers who are always in the courtroom to suave doctors who are performing lifesaving surgeries in a moment’s notice — it’s no secret, Hollywood often dramatizes what it would be like to work in certain professions.

Peter Nelson has dedicated his life, and the past 15 years at the University of Kentucky, to developing research that helps combat neurological diseases.
August 5, 2022

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 5, 2022) — Peter T. Nelson, MD, PhD, professor of pathology and laboratory medicine at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and director of neuropathology at the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, has been named one of 14 University Research Professors.

Mark Ebbert and his research assistants on Aug. 5, 2021.
June 29, 2022

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 29, 2022) — A recent publication from researchers at the University of Kentucky explains the importance of identifying and understanding how differences between tissues and cells alter gene expression without changing the underlying genetic code.

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April 26, 2022

April 24, 1962, marks the official 60th anniversary of the University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital – then known as University Hospital.

Dr. Leo Yenwongfai (PGY-2)
April 18, 2022

Dr. Leo Yenwongfai (PGY-2) and Dr.

Alison Woodworth
April 8, 2022

Dr. Alison Woodworth was awarded the "2021 PLUGS Member of the Year Award" in recognition of the efforts that are made at UK to promote laboratory stewardship efforts. PLUGS (Patient-centered Laboratory Utilization Guidance Services) is a national laboratory stewardship collaborative with a mission to improve laboratory test ordering, retrieval, interpretation and reimbursement.

Dr. Alison Woodworth, Dr. Erin Schuler, Dr. Brooke Andrews and Thai Osborne
April 8, 2022

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine's Clinical Chemistry team submitted an abstract for the upcoming PLUGS Summit in June, 2022.  PLUGS (Patient-centered Laboratory Utilization Guidance Services) is a national laboratory stewardship collaborative with a mission to improve laboratory test ordering, retrieval, interpretation and reimbursement.  Their efforts have been awa