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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.
July 12   BOT Meeting Agenda Items Due
July 16   CSD Division Faculty Meeting
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
July 16   PAS Admissions Committee
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
July 17   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 July 19, 2012
Time 11 a.m. – Noon
Speaker Travis Thomas
Topic Grant Review
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 PAS Students Attend Legislative Luncheon

On May 30th, 2012 Physician Assistant students from the Morehead Campus attended a Legislative Luncheon and casting workshop hosted by the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and Northeast Area Health Education Center. House Majority Floor Leader Rocky Adkins (D-Sandy Hook) and Senator Walter Blevins (D-Morehead) met with students from the University of Kentucky Physician Assistant Program, Rural Physician Leadership Program and Pikeville School of Osteopathic Medicine to discuss community leadership and the legislative process. Following the luncheon students attended a casting workshop conducted by Dr. Brock Barnes, Chief Resident of St. Claire Regional Medical Center-Family Medicine.

Back to Top DPT Class of 2014 Fundraiser

Join the DPT Class of 2014 on Tuesday, July 10th from 5-9pm at Saul Good Restaurant and Pub! 20% of your total bill will be donated toward the class. 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! 

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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.

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The 2012 CHS Fall Retreat Schedule is now available. Please click here to view it.

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The CSD Division will be hosting Dr. Karen Banai from Haifa University on Monday July 30th.  Dr. Banai’s research interests include early literacy (perception and anchoring), auditory plasticity (learning and development in typical and clinical populations), speech-evoked brainstem responses and reading and learning disabilities. She will present some of her research on the 30th beginning at 4:30 PM (click here for flier). There will be a reception for Dr. Banai at the home of Dr. Gilson Capilouto immediately after and all are welcome. RSVP to Dr. Gilson Capilouto.

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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Fady Abdelsayed Receives Gnome Award

Congratulations to Fady Abdelsayed for receiving the Gnome Award for the month of July. Fady was nominated by his peers for his quick response time to SysAid, friendly disposition & his ability to be very personable. Congratulations, Fady!

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PAS Students Meet with Senator Rand Paul

PAS students and faculty recently had the opportunity to meet with Senator Rand Paul at his Bowling Green office. The group discussed issues related to PA legislation. Click here for a picture.

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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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