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Calendar of Events

February 3 Living-Learning Comm. Brown Bag
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
February 6 CSD Division Faculty Meeting
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
February 6 Administrative Council
Dean's Conference Room
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
February 8 Tu B'Shevat: Jewish Holiday
February 8 APTA Combined Sections Meeting
Chicago, IL
February 8 AT MSL Lab Meeting
7:00 a.m. - 8:20 a.m.
February 8 AT Meeting
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
February 12 BOT Meeting Agenda Items Due
February 13 DDs & AC
Dean's Conference Room
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
February 13 CSD Division Faculty Meetings
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.


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

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College Meetings Dates

The 2012 College Meetings for faculty and staff are scheduled for 12:00 – 1:30 as follows:

February 17 – CTW 216

March 16 – CTW 216 - CANCELLED

April 20 – CTW 216

May 18 – CTW 216

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Muscle Forum

Date February 16, 2012
Time 11 a.m. – Noon
Speaker Ken Campbell, Ph.D.
Topic Grant Review
Location Physiology Conference Room, MS505
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Nutritional Sciences Seminar Series

Date February 8, 2012
Time 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Speaker Joseph Layne, GCNS Research Assistant, Nancy Webb, Ph.D.
Topic Mechanisms underlying metabolic dysfunction in diet-induced obesity: lessons from GX sPLA2 deficient mice
Location CTW Room 411
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PT Career Fair

The Division of Physical Therapy will host its annual student career fair on Friday, Feb. 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the first and second floors of CTW. If you have any questions please contact Leslie Simpson.

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CHS Chili Cook-off

It's time for the Annual Chili Cook-Off, sponsored by Staff Council. The event will take place on Monday, Feb. 13 in the Commons from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. All faculty & staff are invited to attend and to participate by entering their "prize winning" chili into the competition. Each attendee will rate his or her favorite chili and the winner will receive a prize.

If you would like to enter your chili please contact Kristie Bruner by Thursday, Feb. 9.

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Congratulations to Pat McKeon, PhD, ATA for receiving the 2012 New Investigator Award from the National Athletic Trainers' Association Research & Education Foundation. This award recognizes Dr. McKeon, while early in his research career, for having an outstanding track record and likely to continue to make significant contributions to the athletic training body of knowledge. Dr. McKeon will be further recognized during the Distinguished Scholars Presentation at the NATA Annual Meeting in June.

Congratulations to Brian Noehren, PT, PhD who recently received the Excellence in Research Award presented by the Sports Section of the American Physical Therapy Association. He is recognized for a research project, supported by an internal CHS grant, on impact loading and forces in females after ACL reconstruction. As a result of this award, Dr. Noehren has been invited to present his research at the APTA Combined Sections Meeting next week in Chicago.

Congratulations to Chris Waters Banker, MS, ATC, Doctoral Student and Johanna Hoch, MS, ATC, Doctoral Student who were both named a University of Florida Neuromuscular Plasticity Scholar. Both will present a poster at the Annual Neuromuscular Plasticity Symposium which is attended by both clinical and basic science students, physical therapy students, post-doctoral fellows and University of Florida faculty.

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AED & CPR Classes - Open to Faculty & Staff

Do you want to be prepared in a medical emergency? Has your CPR/AED certification run out? Well, you are in luck! The College of Health Sciences is offering CPR and AED training on the following dates & times: Monday, February 27 at 8:00 a.m., Tuesday, February 28 at 8:00 a.m., and Friday, April 6 at 11:00 a.m.. All three trainings will be held in the Commons room. This training is being taught by Marcy Thobaben of Bluegrass Health & Safety. Each training session is approximately 3 hours long. The trainings are being done together as there have been new CPR Guidelines put into effect in 2011. If you are interested in attending, please respond to the following link: 2012 AED & CPR Training.

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Faculty Brown Bag Lunch

Date: Friday, February 3, 2012

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Place: CTW 218

Topic: Living-Learning Communities

Speaker: Trisha Clement-Montgomery, Assistant Director of Academic Initiatives, UK Residence Life

Beginning fall 2012, UK will have a Healthcare Residential College Living Learning Program designated for students interested in Health Sciences.

Bring your lunch and learn what an LLC is, how faculty can become involved and plans for the HS LLC. No RSVP required.

No RSVP required. If you have any questions please contact Gilson Capilouto at

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CHS Musculoskeletal Laboratory Seeks Volunteers

The CHS Musculoskeletal Laboratory is seeking volunteers who have weak ankles from past ankle sprains to participate in a clinical research study. Click here for more information.


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University Announcements


February is Black History Month

The University of Kentucky’s Diversity Education & Community Building component is proud to announce the 2012 Black History Month Collaborative.  This group of students, organizations, and academic partners has worked diligently to ensure a cohesive schedule of cultural events, lectures, and more will be offered during the month of February. The goal of the BHM Collaborative is to promote a community celebration that provokes thought through innovative educational opportunities that specifically pertain to history and culture of the African Diaspora. DE&CB aspires to provide a unified front for nationally recognized cultural awareness months, and an opportunity to cultivate new traditions and opportunities for appreciation of cultural and heritage awareness within our campus community.

Click here to see the full calendar of campus activities.

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UK Symposia on Advanced Medical Imaging

Date: February 3, 2012

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Place: UK Dept. of Radiology Conference Room (3rd FL of Hospital, Rm. HX303)

Speaker: M. Elizabeth Oates, MD, Professor & Chair, UK Dept. of Radiology

Topic: New-clear Medicine: Applications of Software-Based SPECT/CT & SPECT/MR Image Fusion for Daily Clinical Practice

Speaker: Margaret M. Szabunio, MD, Prof. of Radiology & Surgery, Chief of Women's Radiology, Assoc. Med. Director of the CBCC

Topic: Elastography of the Breast

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UK Founders Day 2012

Date: February 22, 2012

Time: 4:00 p.m.

Place: Worsham Theatre, Student Center

Dress: Academic regalia required for processional


A reception will follow in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Cultural Center, Student Center

The Provost invites all faculty members and their guests to join the President and the deans in acknowledging the recipients of many university-wide awards. Please help us congratulate our colleagues on their achievements. If you received a significant award in the 2011 calendar year, please submit your information here:

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