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Calendar of Events

March 25   Division Directors & Administrators Meeting
CTW 214B
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
March 25   CSD Division Faculty Meeting
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
March 25   PAS Program Meeting
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
March 25   Administrative Council
Dean's Conference Room
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
March 27   AT MSL Lab Meeting
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
March 27   AT Division Meeting
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
March 21   Hall of Fame & Student Recognition Dinner
Baptist Health
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
March 29   Grantsmanship Presentation: Art Nitz
CTW 415
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
April 1   CSD Division Faculty Meeting
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.


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

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Muscle Forum

Date March 28, 2013
Time 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Speaker Michael Lawlor, Milwaukee, WI (Host: Craig Horbinski)
Topic Emerging Treatments for X-Linked Myotubular Myopathy
Location  MS505
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Nutritional Sciences Seminar Series

Date March 27
Time 8:00 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.
Speaker Joseph Layne, GCNS Doctoral Candidate

(Nancy Webb, PhD)
Topic Post-translational regulational of group X secretory phospholipase A2
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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CHS Ladies! Registration is now open for UK HealthCare's 5th Annual Women, It's About You, an annual half-day wellness event designed to give women of all ages the important health information you need to know in a fun and relaxed setting. This year's conference will be 7 a.m. - 2:15 p.m. Saturday, June 1, at Embassy Suites in Lexington. Space is limited, so visit the registration page for more information and to reserve your spot today! Deadline to register is Friday, May 17.

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       Jenny Toonstra, ATC, has received a grant from the Southeast Athletic Trainers' Association (SEATA) Research and Education Committee. Aside from receiving funds, this opportunity also allows her to present her research findings as part of the 2014 SEATA Clinical Symposium and Members Meeting next March in Atlanta. Congratulations, Jenny!

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Applications are now being accepted for the 2013-14 CHS Ambassador team. Please encourage students to apply. Eligibility and application are found here.

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Congratulations to Chris Waters Banker, MS, ATC, recipient of the 2013 Robinson Graduate Award for Research Creativity! Chris is a certified Athletic Trainer and PhD student in the RHB program who’s area of research is the immunomodulatory effects of massage on skeletal muscle. She is recognized for her demonstrated passion, engagement, and productivity in many areas of the research process to include publications, poster presentations, grant writing and submission, and supporting her mentor’s (Dr. Tim Butterfield) research program in the Muscle Mechanics Lab. She was recently honored for this award at the Hall of Fame Induction & Student Recognition Dinner. Be sure to congratulate Chris!

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Anne Harrison, PT, PhD is the 2013 winner of the Dorothy E Baethke-Eleanor J Carlin Award. The award was established in 1981 to acknowledge an individual who has made significant contributions to physical therapy education through excellence in academic teaching as exemplified in the professional and teaching careers of Dorothy E Baethke and Eleanor J Carlin. Dorothy Baethke was a pioneer in physical therapy who retired in 1972, after 25 years of exceptional service. She is recognized by the profession for her leadership role in the growth of APTA and for her service on various national committees. Eleanor J Carlin was known as a leader in quality physical therapy education. She is fondly remembered by the students she taught and mentored as an outstanding, "one-of-a-kind" teacher. We are very proud of our own “one-of-a-kind” teacher! Dr. Harrison will be formally recognized at the 2013 Conference and Exposition of the American Physical Therapy Association in Salt Lake City Utah.

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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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University Announcements


UK Diversity Festival at the Lyric

UK’s Cultural Diversity Festival and the City of Lexington are thrilled to host the third annual talent show at the historic Lyric Theatre near downtown Lexington. UK’s Diversity Festival at the Lyric will be held March 22nd beginning at 7:00 p.m. The event will be held at the Lyric Theatre located at 300 E. 3rd Street. This event offers a unique talent experience for members of the Lexington and the University communities. Debra Ross, Co-chair of the Cultural Diversity Festival Committee tells us “We are excited to be hosting the third annual Diversity Festival at the Lyric. The success of the last two years has encouraged us to make this an annual event.” The evening’s talent includes a special performance from UK’s Paws and Listen (an a cappella singing group), high energy swing dancing by the Hepcats Swing Dance Club, clogging from the Shack Shakin’ Hoedowners, Hula Hoop performance by the Spinning Sisters (America’s Got Talent audition group), Spoken Word by Royce the Poet, the unique bluegrass musical talent of The Dead Necks, and a grand finale by the soulful voice of Dajom Spades. Best of all- admission is free!! Click here to see flier.

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Breaking Myths and Stereotypes About Native American People

The MLK Center would like to welcome you to attend the Breaking Myths & Stereotypes about Native American People. American Indians have been living in Kentucky for over 10,000 years, a fact which much educational material and popular knowledge discounts. This presentation will address the history of Kentucky’s Native People and the history of the stereotypes of American Indians. Facilitated by Tressa Brown, Kentucky Native American Heritage Commission, this event is part of a new series called Teach-Ins. Light refreshments will be provided. Please see a summary of the details below: Date: Wednesday, March 20th Time: 12:00 PM – 12:50 PM Location: MLK Center Contact Person: Karen Slaymaker.

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