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Calendar of Events

November 5-9   National Allied Health Professions Week
November 8   Dinner With Cats
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Boone Center
November 12   BOT Meeting Agenda Items Due
November 12   Administrative Services Meeting
CTW 214B
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
November 12   PT Faculty Meeting
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
November 12   Division Directors and Administrators Meeting
CTW 214B
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
November 12   CSD Division Faculty Meetings
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
November 12   Administrative Council
Dean's Conference Room
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
November 12   PA Program Meeting
CTW 216
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
November 14   AT MSL Lab Meeting
7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.


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

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Muscle Forum

Date  November 15, 2012
Time TBA
Speaker TBA
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Nutritional Sciences Seminar Series

Date November 14, 2012
Time 8:00 a.m. – 8:50 a.m.
Speaker Kate Creasy
GCNS Doctoral Candidate

(Lisa Cassis, PhD)
Topic Role of Zhx2 in CVD and liver
Location University Health Services Room 130
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Don't forget to check for updates on The Staff Voice. Announcements made frequently.

Back to Top John Williams Named Chair APHA's Health Administration Section

Dr. John C. Williams assumed the distinguished position as Chair of the APHA's Health Administration Section at APHA 140th Annual Meeting held in San Francisco, CA this past October.

Dr. Williams has been actively involved in the Health Administration Section since joining the University of Kentucky’s College of Public Health in 2008. He has served in a number of leadership roles including Section Councilor on the Governing Council, and Chair-Elect for this past year as well as Minority Whip for the past three years. Click here to learn more.

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Sharon Stewart was named a 2012 Fellow of the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions. The Award was presented at the Annual Conference of ASAHP in Orlando on October 24. Nominees are selected for their long-standing contributions to the allied health professions and to the ASAHP organization.

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Gilson Capilouto has been named a 2012 Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Fellowship is one of the highest honors of the Association. To be awarded Fellow, the nominee must have made outstanding contributions to the discipline of communication sciences and disorders. She will be recognized on Friday, November 16 at the ASHA Awards Ceremony of the annual at the annual ASHA Convention in Atlanta, Georgia. Many thanks to Bob Marshall, who nominated her for the award, and to others who contributed to the application process.

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Dr. Timothy Butterfield has been awarded a grant from NATA Research and Education Foundation in the amount of $49,049. The title of his grant is 'Load Dependent Effects of Massage on Immunomodulation and Afferent Diversity.'

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Administrative Services will host a thank you reception for all faculty and staff on Monday, December 10 from 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. in CTW 123, the Dean's Office. Please stop by for appetizers and desserts provided by Administrative Services staff.

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The College of Health Sciences Thanksgiving Potluck, sponsored by CHS Staff Council, will be held Monday, November 19 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. in CTW 127, The Commons. Please RSVP to Kristie Bruner by Wednesday, November 14. A sign-up sheet is currently being passed around among divisions. Click here to view the invitation.

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The Gods Pantry Food Drive has begun! A box to collect donated canned goods and nonperishable items has been distributed to all divisions/departments. Please let Kristie Bruner, and/or Margo Ubele know when your boxes are full and need to be emptied, and they will come and collect your items. The food drive will end on Monday, November 19.

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University Announcements


2012 Education Innovation Summit

The University Senate Council announces two open forums to give faculty the opportunity to voice thoughts on how the first and anticipated second round of budget cuts have or will impact the University’s academic mission. These forums will take place as follows:

The University of Kentucky College of Education invites you and your colleagues to attend the 2012 Education Innovation Summit, a professional gathering co-sponsored by AdvancED Kentucky focused on creative ideas, research and innovation to help transform P-12 and higher education in Kentucky, on November 29-30, 2012, at the Lexington Convention Center. This year’s theme is Local Focus…Global Impact, focusing on developing a deeper understanding of how to narrow the global achievement gap and better prepare our students for a highly competitive and challenging future.

Among the featured speakers is Tony Wagner. Dr. Wagner’s interactive presentation will draw from his two most recent books, Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change The World, and The Global Achievement Gap: Why Even Our Best Schools Don’t Teach the New Survival Skills Our Children Need—and What We Can Do About It. Global and local business and P-12 and higher education leaders will participate, including UK President Eli Capilouto; Gene Wilhoit, Executive Director, Council of Chief State School Officers; Ron Townsend, Executive Vice President of Battelle’s Global Laboratory Operations; Herb Miller, President, Columbia Gas; Bob Quick, President and CEO, Commerce Lexington, as well as over 100 school leaders from the Kentucky P20 Innovation Lab’s Next Generation Leadership Academy, who work daily to create innovative learning environments for all students to succeed in school, college and life.

The Summit will launch new and innovative programs and standards such as Kentucky STEMx Network and the Next Generation for Civic Readiness - The State Standards for Social Studies, as well as concluding the Summit with an Education IDEA Festival led by Kris Kimel, President, Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation, and other entrepreneurs.

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Bioethics Grand Rounds

Date: November 13
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Place: MN-563 Auditorium
Speaker: Kristy Deep, MD, MA, FACP
Topic: When "Doing Everything" Isn't Enough: Disagreements Between Healthcare Providers and Surrogates Near the End of Life
Click here for more information.

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UK College of Public Health Grand Rounds

Speaker: Stephanie Mayfield Gibson, MD, FCAP, Commissioner, KY Dept. for Public Health
Title: The Governor's Public Health Initiatives & Other Public Health System Changes
Date: November 30, 2012
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Place: Hillary J. Boone Center
Click here for more information.

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UK School of Music's Tuesdays at Noon

This fall, the University of Kentucky School of Music in conjunction with the UK Arts in HealthCare program will present a series of performances in the Albert B. Chandler Hospital Pavilion A Auditorium entitled Tuesdays at Noon. This collaboration also marks the beginning of the new Lunch & Listen series, created by the UK Arts in HealthCare program, further integrating the performing arts into the healthcare setting as part of its mission to enhance the healing environment. The concerts will consist of 35-40 minutes of music and conclude with a “meet and greet” with the audience and musicians. All performances will be open to the public and will be broadcast throughout the hospital for the benefit of patients and staff who are unable to attend the performances in person. 

Upcoming Performances:

November 13   Old Wine in New Bottles-Elizabeth Arnold, soprano and Dieter Hennings, lute

November 27   Heartbeat of the World-James Campbell and UK Percussion Ensemble

December  4   The Glorious Sounds of Brass at the Holidays-UK Faculty Brass Quintet


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