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June 11 DDs & AC
Dean's Conference Room
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
June 11 CSD Division Faculty Meeting
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
June 12   BOT Meeting Agenda Items Due
June 13 AT MSL Lab Meeting
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
June 13 AT Meeting
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
June 15   RHB Meeting
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
June 18   CSD Division Faculty Meeting
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
June 18   PAS Admissions Committee
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
June 19   Faculty Council
Dean's Conference Room
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


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

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Muscle Forum

Date June 21, 2012
Time 11 a.m. – Noon
Speaker TBD
Topic TBD
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 The Staff Voice

The Staff Voice, a monthly newsletter from CHS Staff Council, has released its June edition. Click here to read.

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Nicole Eicher, a 2nd year student in Physician Assistant Studies, recently returned from the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) meeting in Toronto where she presented a poster. Click here for photo.

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The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) recently awarded Dr. Esther Dupont-Versteegden Fellow status through the Biological Sciences Section. GSA is the nation's oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to research, education, and practice in the field of aging. Congratulations to Dr. Dupont-Versteegden for this distinct honor!

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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Rockcastle Regional Hospital will host its annual golf scramble on June 27 at Cedar Rapids Golf Course in Mount Vernon, KY. Please click here for more information.

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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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Undergraduate Research Students May Still Submit to Kaleidoscope

The Office of Undergraduate Research is preparing to publish its annual 2012 issue of Kaleidoscope, a UK Journal of Undergraduate Scholarship (refereed and published online). It is not too late for students to submit; the final deadline is June 18. To review the submission guidelines or to submit an article please click here.

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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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Aphasiology Journal Dedicated to Robert C. Marshall

Aphasiology, an International, Interdisciplinary Journal has dedicated its May 2012 edition to our very own Dr. Robert C. Marshall. Aphasiology includes papers on clinical, psychological, linguistic, social and neurological perspectives of aphasia. Studies using a wide range of empirical methods, including experimental, clinical and single case studies, surveys and physical investigations are published in addition to regular features including major reviews, clinical fora, case studies, and book reviews. Dr. Marshall's former students contributed to the May edition. 

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Michael Cooper Awarded "Poster of Distinction"

Michael Cooper recently co-presented a poster at the American Transplant Congress in Boston titled Peri-operative challenges and long term outcomes in liver transplantation for polycystic liver disease.  His poster received the award Poster of Distinction. Congratulations Professor Cooper!

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University Announcements


UK Sports Medicine Symposium & Sports Concussion Summit

Date: June 8 & 9, 2012

Place: Clarion Hotel, Lexington, KY

Click here for printable brochure.

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