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May 13, 2011 View Archives

Sharon Stewart Promoted to Full Professor

Congratulations to Dr. Sharon Stewart, who has been promoted from Associate Professor to Full Professor, effective July 1, 2011.

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Effgen, Myer and PT Alumni Published in Physical Therapy

Congratulations to Dr. Susan Effgen, Dr. Christine Myers and four of our physical therapy graduates, who were published this month in Physical Therapy, the Journal of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). The article, “Factors Influencing Physical Therapists’ Involvement in Preschool Transitions,” is available in full via the link below.

Read the article online.

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Rebecca Hancock’s Article in Herald-Leader / Bluegrass Moms

Last Sunday, the Herald-Leader featured Rebecca Hancock and her specialized service of treating voice disorders in patients with Parkinson’s disease at the Clinical Voice Center. Click the link below to read the article on the Bluegrass Moms website.

“Therapy lessens Parkinson’s voice problems”

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Employee of the Year and Service Award Luncheon Today

Date Friday, May 13th
Time 11:30 a.m.
Location The Commons, CTW 127
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New Hospital Pavilion Open House

All faculty and staff are invited to an open house of the new Chandler Hospital pavilion, available all day today. A community open house will be held tomorrow, Saturday, May 14, with the pavilion dedication scheduled for Sunday, May 15.

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Week At-A-Glance Summer Hiatus

Week At-A-Glance will be on a hiatus until the fall. However, Friday Footnotes will continue throughout the summer.

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Staff Council Nominations

Three current staff council member’s terms will end on June 30, 2011. Therefore, nominations for staff members to fill these vacant spots are now being accepted.

Download the nomination ballot linked below, which lists all eligible staff and place a mark in the box next to the individual(s) names you would like to nominate for the positions.

Staff Council Ballot (xls)

Each staff member is allowed to select three people and self-nominations are allowed. Please note that this a 3-year term and all staff council members must be full time employees of the College.

Please submit all ballots to Meredith Houlihan either by e-mail (mclove2@uky.edu) or in hardcopy format to her office in Room 120.

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Reds Tickets for Sale

The Ambassadors are selling tickets to the August 8 (Monday) Reds vs. Rockies game in Cincinnati as a fundraiser. The game begins at 7:10 p.m.

The tickets are limited in amount, so those interested should act now. Price details are listed below:

  • 10 tickets are for the sun/moon deck. $20 each (regular price is $25)
  • 20 tickets are for the infield box. $35 each (normally $45)

If you plan to purchase a ticket and are also interested in bus transportation for the group attending, please mention your interest at time of purchase so that this option can be looked into further.

Please contact Allison Horseman at allison.horseman@uky.edu or 218-0563 to purchase your tickets.

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Bioethics Grand Rounds

Date May 17, 2011
Time Noon – 12:50 p.m.
Topic “The Role of Medical Ethics in Health Disparities: Science, Practice, and Policy”
Speaker Anita F Fernander, PhD, Associate Professor in the UK Department of Behavioral Science, and Fellow/Diplomate in African Centered Black Psychology with the Association of Black Psychology
Location UK Hospital Auditorium, HG-611
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Markey Research Series

Date May 18, 2011
Time Noon – 12:50 p.m.
Topic “Translation Inhibitor Pdcd4 Regulates Colon Tumor Cell Invasion/Metastasis”
Speaker Hsin-Sheng Yang, PhD, Assistant Professor, Graduate Center for Toxicology, University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Location UK Hospital Auditorium, HG-611
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Muscle Forum

Topic “Don’t Rub Me the Wrong Way: Magnitude Dependent Inflammatory Response to ‘Massage’ in Muscle“
Speaker Chris Waters
Date May 19, 2011
Time 11 a.m. – Noon
Location MS 505, Physiology Conference Room
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Calendar of Events

May 13 Employee of the Year and Service Award Luncheon
11:30 a.m.
The Commons, CTW 127

May 13 UK Chandler Hospital Pavilion Open House for UK Employees
New UK Chandler Hospital

May 14 GRE Plus Workshop
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
The Study, Complex Commons, Room 306C

May 14 BIAK & Michael Quinlan Brain Tumor Foundation “Walk Together”
Louisville, Ky.

May 14 Barnstable Brown Obesity & Diabetes Research Day
9 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.
UK Student Center, Grand Ballroom

May 14 UK Chandler Hospital Pavilion Open House for the Community
New UK Chandler Hospital

May 15 UK Chandler Hospital Pavilion Dedication
New UK Chandler Hospital

May 17 Bioethics Grand Rounds
Noon – 12:50 p.m.
UK Hospital Auditorium, HG-611

May 18 Markey Research Series
Noon – 12:50 p.m.
UK Hospital Auditorium, HG-611

May 19 Muscle Forum
11 a.m. – Noon
MS 505, Physiology Conference Room

May 21 GRE Plus Workshop
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
The Study, Complex Commons, Room 306C

 

Note: More dates can be found on the CHS Sharepoint Calendar

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