Headshot of Olivia Henderson
June 30, 2023

Olivia Henderson, MD, said that beyond “tubes and tonsils,” she did not know much about otolaryngology when she started medical school. During her third-year surgery clerkship at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, she discovered her dream career while working within the specialty.

air quality index
June 29, 2023

This week, communities across the Midwest and eastern parts of the U.S. are experiencing the effects of smoke from wildfires in Canada. Parts of Kentucky reached unhealthy levels in the air quality index (AQI).

Matthew Coleman
June 26, 2023

Matthew Coleman has been named director of the Kentucky Office of Rural Health (KORH) at the University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (UK CERH), effective July 1, 2023. 

Misty Manning in a field with her dog sitting beside her.
June 26, 2023

Eastern Kentucky native Misty Manning was born on the crisp fall day of Oct. 22 in 1982 at the original University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Medical Center. When she was young, her family moved to Daytona Beach, Florida, where she spent much of her childhood before one day moving back to the state that holds her heart: Kentucky.

Dr. Ginny Gottschalk
June 26, 2023

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is excited to select physician and dedicated Kentuckian Ginny Gottschalk, MD, as the new chair of family and community medicine.

William Stoops
June 23, 2023

William Stoops, PhD, a professor in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine’s Department of Behavioral Science, Psychiatry and Psychology, is one of 16 University Research Professors for 2023-24.

Dr. Omar Al-Janabi
June 22, 2023

Omar Al-Janabi, MBChB, PhD, MS, initially arrived in Lexington, Ky., for a master’s program and an affordable place to live with his family. Nearly a decade later, he has completed not one but three graduate training programs at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine.

Dr. in white coat conducting a telehealth session.
June 22, 2023

The University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (UK CERH) will host the 2023 Kentucky Rural Telehealth Summit Thursday, Sept. 28. The one-day event will be held in person at Embassy Suites on Newtown Pike in Lexington.

Close up of a brain scan
June 21, 2023

A researcher at the University of Kentucky will work to better understand the connection between posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and dementia.

Female doctor letting a little girl listen to her own heart with a stethoscope
June 21, 2023

Kentucky Children’s Hospital (KCH) has been recognized as a 2023-24 Best Children’s Hospital by U.S. News & World Report.

Cristina Rivera-Ramirez, MD, shows UKMED participant how to make a splint.
June 16, 2023

Standing before a classroom of college juniors, orthopaedics resident Cristina Rivera-Ramirez, MD, skillfully interpreted an X-ray of a distal radius fracture in a patient’s arm. The next step was to reveal how to treat it. By the time she got out the supplies to demonstrate making a splint, students were at the edge of their seats, ready to volunteer.

Mohamed Tarek Seleem Ahmed, MD
June 16, 2023

Mohamed Tarek Seleem Ahmed, MD, is a third-year resident at the UK College of Medicine Department of Radiology, through which he has gained vital clinical experience at UK Markey Cancer Center, the state’s only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer center.

Liz Arnold, PhD
June 16, 2023

Liz Arnold, PhD,  LCSW, is a new faculty member who brings years of experience as a behavioral intervention researcher. She recently joined the University of Kentucky College of Medicine faculty and is prepared to use her expertise to help bolster its clinical research enterprise.

View of the mountains of Kentucky, with fog rolling through like a river.
June 16, 2023

A recent University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center study published in The Journal of Rural Health sheds light on Appalachian Kentucky’s alarming cancer burden, revealing striking disparities compared to non-Appalachian Kentucky and the rest of the country.

David Fardo, PhD
June 16, 2023

“A lot of people who have dementia do not have Alzheimer’s disease.” That is a statement that guides researchers at the University of Kentucky’s Sanders-Brown Center on Aging as they aim to better define other causes of dementia.

Woman having a mammogram screening
June 12, 2023

New draft recommendations released May 9 by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force advise all women to begin getting mammogram screenings for breast cancer at age 40.

Lisa Williams MSSA
June 9, 2023

Lisa Williams, MSSA, associate dean for wellness and well-being, has been selected for a prestigious national executive program helping leaders cultivate expertise in well-being for physicians and health care employees.

Abbigail Tissot PhD
June 9, 2023

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is excited to share that Abbigail Tissot, PhD, MS, has been selected as the assistant dean for students at the Northern Kentucky Campus.

Darayon Moore
June 8, 2023

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Carly Clark, MD
June 5, 2023

Carly Clark, MD, a second-year resident in the UK College of Medicine Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, has gained valuable experience in her graduate medical education program.