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Calendar of Events

July 2   CSD Division Meeting
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
July 4   Independence Day
July 9   DD's & AC
Dean's Conference Room
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
July 9   CSD Division Meeting
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
July 9   PA Program Meeting
216 CTW
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
July 11   AT Division Meeting
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
July 11   Rehab. Ph.D. Program Meeting
1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.


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

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Muscle Forum

Date July 5, 2012
Time 11 a.m. – Noon
Speaker Srinivasan Dasarathy, M.D.
Topic Skeletal muscle loss in liver disease: Bedsite to Bench to Bedside
Location Physiology Conference Room, MS505
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Save the Date: 5th International Ankle Symposium

Date October 17 - 20, 2012
More info Click here: UK Healthcare CECentral
Topic International researchers and clinicians who specialize in the evaluation, rehabilitation, and prevention of foot and ankle injuries gather to share information, present new ideas, develop position statements, and develop collaborations for large scale research and clinical projects.
Location Griffin Gate Marriott, 1800 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40511
Back to Top Dr. Charlotte Peterson Elected GSA Biological Sciences Section Chair

The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) and Biological Sciences Section membership recently elected Dr. Charlotte Peterson, Associate Dean for Research, to serve as the Biological Sciences Chair-elect. Dr. Peterson's three-year term will officially commence during the 65th Annual Scientific Meeting in San Diego, CA this November. GSA is the nation's oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to research, education, and practice in the field of aging. Congratulations to Dr. Peterson for this distinct honor!

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Hello everyone! Join us Tuesday, July 10th from 5-9pm at Saul Good Restaurant and Pub! 20% of your total bill will be donated towards our class. Just print out this flyer and present it to your server before you pay. If you want to check out their great food menu beforehand, you can visit their webpage. Please feel free to invite your friends, family, and significant other to help spread the word! Hope to see everyone there!

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The list of CHS Standing Committees has been finalized. Thanks so much to those who have agreed to serve on these important Committees; your service is appreciated. Please click here to view the list and keep it for future reference.

Back to Top Phyllis Nash Appointed Acting Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

Dr. Phyllis Nash will be assuming the role of 2012-13 CHS Acting Associate Dean for Academic Affairs beginning July 2. Dr. Nash has taught in nearly every college in the medical center and has extensive experience and skill as an administrator and as a leader in faculty and academic affairs. Please give her a warm welcome!

Dr. Gilson Capilouto has served in this position for the past year and we extend deep gratitude for her service and dedication to the college.

Back to Top Call for Summer & Fall Undergrad Research Opportunities

Students continue to knock on our door and inquire about undergraduate research opportunities for summer & fall. We’ve been on a roll with providing opportunities for these students; let’s keep up the momentum!  If you have an opportunity or potential opportunity for summer or fall, please email with the information to be posted on the UGR Current Opportunities webpage.  Thank you for supporting the Office of Undergraduate Research!

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Purchasing Year-End Deadlines

Please click here for the schedule of purchasing year-end deadlines from the Business Office.  If you have any questions, please contact Denise at 218-0484. 

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HSE 595 Research in the Health Sciences

For those faculty mentoring undergraduates in a 'for credit' research opportunity this fall, please have students register for the HSE 595 (variable hours 1-3) Section 003. Please contact Gilson Capilouto or Cynthia Byars if you have any questions.

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Undergraduate Research Enhancement Awards Available

The CHS Office of Research is pleased to announce the availability of Undergraduate Research Enhancement Awards (UREAs) for faculty mentoring undergraduates in research. Four UREAs of $500 each are available for Fall 2012. PIs could, for example, use these funds to provide students with a small stipend, support student travel to present undergraduate research work, or to purchase lab supplies necessary for their respective research programs.

To apply for an award, please send an email to Cynthia Byars with a brief description of your work with undergraduates as well as a breakdown of how you plan to use the award. The deadline for applications is August 1, 2012. Applications will be reviewed by committee and awards will be announced by September 1.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Gilson Capilouto via email or phone (218-0555).

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