Program Guidelines

Graduate Student Handbook

The graduate student handbook summarizes our program and describes most of the policies that are relevant to PGY students. Contact the DGS if you have questions or need to clarify issues.

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Student Funding Guidelines

We have also developed a document summarizing how we fund our graduate students and the expectations for faculty mentors.

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Guidelines designed to help students register for classes are also available.

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Student Expectations

Students are also reminded that they are expected to:

  • Attend every PGY seminar
  • Attend every trainee defense
  • Attend every meeting called by the DGS
  • Respond promptly (within 12 hours) to emails from the DGS


Lance Johnson

Lance Johnson, PhD

Director of Graduate Studies

(859) 323-2746
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