Harvey Sebastian
August 14, 2023

Attending medical school has been a long-term goal for Harvey Sebastian, a Hazard, Ky., native. He has remained committed to that goal, even through ups and downs.

Scottie B. Day, MD standing in an arch of the children's hospital.
August 10, 2023

A recent report by 2023 Kids Count Data Book studied how economic well-being, education, health and family support impacts a child’s overall well-being, and how those impacts vary from state to state. So how does Kentucky rank?

LaTrice Montgomery, PhD and Cannabis Center logo
August 10, 2023

The University of Kentucky Cannabis Center is sponsoring a series of seminars featuring national and international experts on cannabis science.

Jessica Blackburn (right) in her lab with staff scientist Yelena Chernyavskaya. (left)
August 10, 2023

Using antibodies derived from alpacas, a University of Kentucky research team has developed a tool that could lead to new therapies to stop the growth of several types of cancer.

Chi Peng
August 7, 2023

Chi Peng is a PhD candidate at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine – which she says also means collaborator, mentor, and believer in the UK College of Medicine’s mission for a healthier Kentucky through groundbreaking research. In the following Q&A, she s

Dr. Kaitlyn Samuels
August 7, 2023

Kaitlyn Samuels, MD, is a recent graduate and now a first-year plastic surgery resident at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. She also earned her Bachelor of Science at UK.

Abigail Latimer, Laurie McLouth, Elizabeth Rhodus, and Jim Ballard
August 7, 2023

Asked how she copes with the emotional side of her role in palliative care, Abigail Latimer, PhD, MSW, LCSW, puts it simply. “I want to be there for people on some of their hardest days.”

Pauss sisters
August 7, 2023

When pursuing a research career, earning a PhD is a traditional and exciting, yet challenging, part of the process. This fall, sisters Katie and Sally Pauss will lean on one another when they begin the journey together at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine.

Ren Xu in the laboratory with his computer.
August 2, 2023

University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center researcher Ren Xu, PhD, was recently awarded a major National Cancer Institute (NCI) grant to support his research on the interplay between cancer cells and platelets. A total of $2 million will support Xu’s research over the next five years.

Exterior of Albert B. Chandler hospital
August 1, 2023

For the eighth year in a row, the University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital at UK HealthCare earned the ranking of the No.

Sonia Bhati hugging her friend
July 31, 2023

To learn more about our Northern Kentucky Campus, click here.

White coat ceremonies across all campuses
July 31, 2023

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is excited to welcome 201 new medical students after a successful white coat ceremony across its sites in Bowling Green (30 students), Lexington (124), Morehead (12), and Northern Kentucky (35).

Students in a classroom receiving instruction.
July 31, 2023

The University of Kentucky's Gaines Center for the Humanities is now accepting applications for its mini-grant program for the 2023-24 academic year.

research stock photo
July 28, 2023

The following clinicians and researchers working under the UK College of Medicine Alliance Research Initiative have been named recent awardees of pilot grants.

AI in Medicine (AIM)


Peter Hardy, PhD, College of Medicine

Stock photo of woman on computer
July 28, 2023

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is excited to announce that faculty, staff, learners, and trainees will have free access to a leading online resource for medical Spanish proficiency.

(left to right) Mindy Baker, Rachel Cooper, Payal Panchal and Jasmine Thomas.
July 28, 2023

Four University of Kentucky College of Medicine students have been chosen for the third cohort of the White Coats for Black Lives fellowships.

Mindy Baker, Rachel Cooper, Payal Panchal and Jasmine Thomas were recently awarded the fellowships.

George Fuchs
July 24, 2023

George Fuchs, MD, professor in the Department of Pediatrics in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and pediatric gastroenterologist for Kentucky Children’s Hospital, recently published a report in the journal 

Group at International BIO conference
July 21, 2023

Staff at UK Innovate – the innovation, entrepreneurship, and economic enterprise for UK Research – recently attended an international conference to connect with industry partners, showcase areas of expertise, and promote exciting technology developing at the University.

Cedric Thiel posing in Kentucky Clinic's pedway
July 20, 2023

For Cedric Thiel, MD, a great experience during away rotations made him want to pursue the University of Kentucky for graduate medical training. Now he is in his fifth and final year of residency in the UK College of Medicine Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.

Anesthesiology wellness day
July 20, 2023

First-year anesthesiology residents invited their families to get an inside look at what their training entails at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine during their department’s annual Family Wellness Day.