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Calendar of Events

March 4   CSD Division Faculty Meeting
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
March 4   Administrative Council
Dean's Conference Room
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
March 6   AT MSL Journal Club Meeting
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
March 6   CS Division Directors Meeting
CTW 205
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
March 8   RHB PhD Faculty Meeting
CON 102A
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
March 8   Faculty Council
Dean's Conference Room
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
March 11   Staff Retreat
CTW 127
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
March 11   Division Directors and Administrators
CTW 214B
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.


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

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Muscle Forum

Date March 7, 2013
Time 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Speaker David Marcinek
Topic 'Chalk-talk': The use of 31P MRS for studying mouse muscle bioenergetics.
Location  MS505
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Nutritional Sciences Seminar Series

Date March 6
Time 8:00 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.
Speaker Molly Bray, PhD
Dept. of Epidemiology and Genetics
University of Alabama, Birmingham

(Karyn Esser, PhD)
Topic How genes and environment interact to influence health behaviors
Location CTW 411
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Don't forget to check for updates on The Staff Voice. Announcements made frequently.

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The annual CHS Staff Retreat will be held on Monday, March 11 from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. in CTW 127 (The Commons). All staff are expected to attend. The morning session will be a presentation be Debra Graham titled "Teamwork in a Changing Workplace," and the afternoon activity will be a campus scavenger hunt. Click to see the flier. Contact Kristie Bruner with any questions.

Back to Top Julia Flannery Nominated for Award

Please consider attending the Sarah Bennett Holmes Award Luncheon to honor the 2013 Sarah Bennett Holmes Award Nominees, including one of our own! Julia Flannery in Clinical Sciences has been nominated. If you have any questions, please contact Heidi Morrow or Keturah Taylor. See the full list of nominees and further information about the luncheon by clicking here.

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Dr. Travis Thomas has been elected Secretary to the Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness (SCAN) practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. This is a two year term starting June 1, 2013.

SCAN is the largest dietetic practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Members are registered dietitians with nutrition expertise in the areas of sports, physical activity, cardiovascular health, wellness, and the prevention and treatment of disordered eating and eating disorders. Learn more about SCAN at

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The Hall of Fame and Student Recognition Dinner will be held on Thursday, March 21st at Baptist Health (formerly Central Baptist Hospital) Education Center. Registration will begin at 5:30 p.m. and the program will start at 6:00 p.m.  If you plan to attend, please RSVP by March 7th at If you have any questions, please contact Keturah Taylor at or 218.0479.

Back to Top Richie Andreatta Selected as Teacher Who Made A Difference

Each year the College of Education encourages students across campus to nominate educators who have made a difference in their lives to be recognized in the Teachers Who Made A Difference program. This year Dr. Richie Andreatta has been selected based on a nomination from CSD students. Congratulations, Richie!

Back to Top 2013-2014 Distribution of Effort Process

It is time for faculty to begin preparing their 2013-2014 Distribution of Effort Forms. All faculty should have received an email with the DOE Memo outlining the timeline (PDF) and Instructions for the DOE Calculation Worksheet (PDF). New faculty members should download a blank DOE Calculation Worksheet from the link below. Returning faculty members should use the final copy of the work sheet provided to your division directors last year and make corrections/updates as necessary.

The forms will also be located on the Academic Affairs website under the Distribution of Effort tab.

If you have questions, please contact Phyllis Nash at or 218-0570.

Back to Top Scheduled March and April Grantsmanship Presentations

March 29 (Friday), 12-1p, CTW 415 – Dr. Art Nitz (Physical Therapy) will present with Babak Bazgari, PhD (UK Center for Biomedical Engineering, on their research collaboration.

April 12 (Friday), 12-1p, CTW 405 – Dr. Esther Dupont-Versteegden will present (Title, TBD)

* A standing meeting time for the Grantsmanship Presentations will be discussed at the March College Meeting.

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On Tuesday, March 5 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. in The Commons there will be a Strategic Faculty Recruitment Meeting. For more information please contact Cynthia Byars.

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Upcoming Seminar Speaker

Speaker: David Marcinek, PhD
Associate Professor of Radiology, Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering
University of Washington & UW Medical Center

Title: Reversibility of mitochondrial deficits in aging mouse skeletal muscles

Date: Wednesday, March 6

Location: MN-463 (UK Medical Center)

Sponsored by the College of Health Sciences, The Center for Muscle Biology & the Department of Physiology

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Charles T. Marshall Receives Kingston Award

Dr. Charles T. Marshall has been selected as the recipient of the 2013 College of Health Sciences Kingston Award for Excellence in teaching. Dr. Marshall is Associate Professor in the Division of Physical Therapy and teaches at the Center for Excellence in Rural Health in Hazard and has served the college since 2009. The Kingston Award is the highest award for excellence in teaching given by the College and it is a testament to Dr. Marshall's excellence as an educator in and out of the classroom that he is given it. Please congratulate Dr. Marshall!

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University Announcements


CELT Presents Dr. Michael Wesch

The Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT) is delighted to present Dr. Michael Wesch, a cultural anthropologist and media ecologist at Kansas State University, who will give a talk entitled The End of Wonder in the Age of Whatever, Tuesday, March 19, 12:30 p.m. in the William T. Young Auditorium. Click here for more information.

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