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College of Medicine Presents Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series

Speakers: William O. Cooper, MD, MPH, Professor & Vice Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University, School of Medicine

Date: Monday, December 12, 2011

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Place: Pavilion A Auditorium

Title: Not Quite What I Was Planning: Evaluating Unintended Consequences of Health Policies

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Undergraduate Internship Opportunity

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is offering a ten week research experience for undergraduates. The internship, HS-STEM Summer Internship Program for Undergraduates, offers a $5,000 stipend plus travel expenses. This internship is for students interested in the following areas or research: engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological/life sciences, environmental science, emergency and incident management and social sciences. Deadline for application is January 5, 2012. Please click here for a flier to share with students.

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Ambassadors Support The Circle of Love Program

The CHS Ambassadors are participating in a community service initiative called The Circle of Love. This program is sponsored by UK’s Center for Community Outreach and provides gifts for local low-income families who can use extra support during the holiday season. Our Ambassadors invite all students, staff and faculty to participate! To be part of the initiative pick up a card from one of the Ambassadors that lists gift needs for either one child or a total family. If you have any questions please contact CHS Ambassador Alison Schroeder or Wayne Centers in the CHS Office of Student Affairs.

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Lunch & Learn Session: Clarion

Clarion is an interprofessional student health care competition. Encourage interested students to attend an information session on Tuesday, December 6, 11:50 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in BPC 170 (the new pharmacy building). Lunch will be provided, so please RSVP online by clicking here.  

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CHS Staff Receives Award

Congratulations to Amy Ferry for receiving a 2011 Outstanding Staff Award! Click here to read more.

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Global Health Opportunities at UK

Speakers: Claudia Hopenhayn, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor, College of Public Health and Lynn English, PT, MSEd, DPT, Associate Professor, College of Health Sciences

Date: Friday, December 2, 2011

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Place: CTW 014

Presentation: Opportunities for global health education, research and service at UK will be presented, including interdisciplinary activities among different colleges, and the different Global Health tracks offered. The Shoulder to Shoulder Global Ecuador program will be described, as an example of a multidisciplinary UK global health effort, as well as other sites.

Please RSVP to Becky Friend at

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Focus on Fitness features AT Students

CHS Athletic Training Graduate Students are currently featured on Focus On Fitness, showing on Channel 13. Click here to see the show.

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PAWS for Stress Relief

A partnership between UK Health Services and the Lexington Humane Society brings PAWS For Stress Relief to UK students. Students should treat themselves to a break from the books to meet new animal friends who will help shake off some stress. Event is Wednesday, December 7, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Commons 308 A & B. Click here for more information.

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Dept. of Rehab Sciences Research Colloquium

Speakers: Scott Livingston, Ph.D.

Date: Friday, December 9, 2011

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Place: CTW 405

Title: Differential Rates of Recovery following Sport-Related Concussion

If you have any questions please contact Theresa Cook at

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College Meetings Dates

The 2011-2012 College Meetings for faculty and staff are scheduled for 12:00 – 1:30 as follows:


December 16 – CTW 216

January 13 (part of the Spring Kick-Off)

February 17 – location TBD

March 16 – location TBD

April 20 – location TBD

May 18 – location TBD

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Faculty Lunch and Learn

Date December 8, 2011
Time 11:00 a.m. - 11:55 a.m. - How-to (CTW Commons)
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Lunch & Discussion (127B- entrance through Commons)
Topic Incorporating Social Media in Higher Education I:
Learn how to develop and manage a Facebook & Twitter account and then join your colleagues for discussion on how to incorporate this social media into your classes. You are welcomed to come for discussion only which will begin at 10:45 a.m. in the Dean's Conference Room. Boxed lunches will be provided.
RSVP By Clicking here
Location The Commons & 127B (Common's Conference Room)
Presented by The CHS Office of Academic Affairs

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Save the Date for CHS event

o Administrative Services Thank You Reception,

December 5, 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM,  CTW 123, Dean's Office

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Digital Measures Data Entry

The original deadline for all data to be entered into Digital Measures was November 30th. Please remember that all productivity information for 2011 should be entered, including any updates to data that is currently in the system as “in-progress” (e.g., student theses/dissertations, publications, grants, professional service, etc.).

If you still need assistance with entering data into Digital Measures or trouble shooting errors in the performance review report, please contact Rena Murphy at or 218-0562. We would like to have all data entered and all issues resolved prior to the fall term break.

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Muscle Forum

Date December 8, 2011
Time 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Speaker Jennifer van Eyk
Topic Integrating proteomics: complex mitchondrial protein modifications in heart disease
Contact Dr. Esther Dupont-Versteegden at
Location Physiology Conference Room, MS505

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Calendar of Events

December 5 Administrative Services Thank You Reception
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
The Commons
December 5 CSD Division Faculty Meeting
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
214 B
December 5 Administrative Council
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Dean's Conference Room
December 7 AT MSL Journal Club Meeting
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
December 7 CS Division Directors Meeting
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
CTW 205
December 7 Reproductive Graduate Program Faculty Meeting
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
CRS Library
December 7 DRS Division Directors' Meeting
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
December 9 UK: Last Day of Fall Classes


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

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