Webb family on set of Family Feud

Angela Webb, MD, and her husband, Jon Webb, MD, both clinical faculty within the department of internal medicine, are set to star in an upcoming episode of Family Feud. 

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According to her peers, Kelci Beardsley, DO, is someone you can count on.  

New SPARKlers standing for photo

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 6, 2024) – The University of Kentucky SPARK (Students Participating as Ambassadors for Research in Kentucky) Program has named its 2024 cohort.

BIRCWH  Logo: Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health at The University of Kentucky

The University of Kentucky Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH) program is accepting applications for scholars interested in research to advance women’s health.

Hollie Swanson

A University of Kentucky researcher has earned the Undergraduate Educator Award from the Society of Toxicology (SOT).

Maggie Murphy, PhD

A group of researchers at the University of Kentucky is conducting a first-of-its-kind study addressing how home air quality affects blood pressure and obesity in children in rural Kentucky.

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The Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO) recognized Rachel Saunders, MD, as a 2023 APGO Humanism in Teaching Award recipient. Saunders is an associate professor in The UK College of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 

Dr. Carl Watson

Carl Watson, MD, made history as the first Black graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. He earned his doctorate in 1964 as a member of the college’s first graduating class, and his impact in medicine continued through a decades-long career as an obstetrician and gynecologist. 

Joseph Stuart in front of the Markey Cancer Center for Women's Care

Upstairs in the University of Kentucky Johnson Center’s Blue Studio on a Wednesday night, a crowd begins to gather — first a trickle, then smaller groups. Soon, a line develops outside the door as participants check in.

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“English or Español?” Second-year medical student Whitney Weinschenk said asking that simple question elicited sighs of relief from some attendees during a recent community baby shower in Florence, Ky. 

Dr. David Drake, The William S. Farish Endowed Chair of Plastic Surgery at UK HealthCare

David Drake, MD, the William S. Farish Endowed Chair of plastic surgery at UK HealthCare, has been named as one of the official visiting professors for the Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (SESPRS) for 2024. 

Hollie Swanson, PhD

Hollie Swanson, PhD, is a professor in the department of pharmacology and nutritional sciences. She also serves as the director of graduate studies for integrated biomedical sciences and as graduate faculty in nutritional sciences. 

Getchell Award Winners stand alongside mentors

The Thomas V. Getchell, Ph.D., Memorial Award for excellence in grant writing held a presentation for the 2021 and 2022 award winners on January 23, 2024. The 2021 winner, Ethan P. Glaser, PhD is an MD/PhD student with John Gensel, PhD, in the Spinal Cord and Brian Injury Research Center.

University of Kentucky behind the BLUE logo

UK HealthCare’s Gill Heart and Vascular Institute is a renowned center for cardiovascular care, research and education. Established with the aim of advancing cardiovascular health, Gill stands as a comprehensive facility offering a wide range of services.

Baker (front, center) alongside colleagues from the dean's office

The year 2024 marks a special milestone for Charlotte Baker, faculty resource coordinator for the College of Medicine. This year, Baker celebrates 50 years of service to the University of Kentucky. 

Baker joined the University of Kentucky in 1974, working in nursing services. Less than 18 months later, she joined the College of Medicine and has never looked back. 

Jan Carrico

In the spring of 2022, Lexington resident Jan Carrico noticed she’d developed fever blisters and a lymph node on the left side of her neck was swollen. Thinking she was just fighting off a cold, the digital workplace communications manager at UK HealthCare, brushed off the symptoms and figured they would go away after some prayer and a few weeks. 

Devin Thompson standing with the wildcat statue.

When Lexington native Devin Thompson walked across the Rupp Arena stage at last month’s Commencement ceremony – he completed a journey that began when he was a little kid and continued during his teenage years.

A child standing in front of the words, "See it. Stop it."

A team of researchers at the University of Kentucky continues to advance strategies to prevent child sex trafficking (CST) across the Commonwealth through a training program for middle school staff.

Andrea McCubbin, associate dean for research administration

The College of Medicine Office of Research recently launched phase one of its new initiative to elevate clinical research efforts across the College of Medicine, Markey Cancer Center (MCC), and the Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS). 

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Since earning the 2023 MVPE Award for Research, Sarah Inman, MAE, has continued to cultivate robust research experiences for faculty, staff, residents, and learners at the College of Medicine-Bowling Green Campus.