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Calendar of Events

July 30   CSD Division Faculty Meeting
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
August 1   AT MSL Journal Club Meeting
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
August 1   CS Division Directors Meeting
CTW 205
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
August 1   DRS Division Directors Meeting
4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.
August 6   CSD Division Faculty Meeting
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
August 8   AT MSL Lab Meeting
7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
August 8   AT Division Meeting
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
August 8   Rehab. Ph.D. Program Meeting
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
August 12   BOT Meeting Agenda Items Due


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

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College Meetings Dates

The 2012-13 College Meetings for faculty and staff are scheduled for 12:00 – 1:30 as follows:

September 28  CTW 216
November 2     CTW 216
December 7     CTW 216
February 8       TBA
March 8           TBA
April 12            TBA
May 10            TBA

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Muscle Forum

Date  August 2, 2012
Time 11 a.m. – Noon
Speaker Byron Hempel
Topic Alternative methods for long-term storage of skeletal muscle tissue
Location Physiology Conference Room, MS505
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Nutritional Sciences Seminar Series

Date August 22, 2012
Time 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Speaker Changcheng Zhou, Ph.D.
Topic Course Introduction
Location CTW Room 411
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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
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Need to get in touch with someone? Please look here for the College of Health Sciences phone directory.

Back to Top Tim Butterfield and Emily Brownell Awarded Grant

Dr. Tim Butterfield and Emily Brownell, Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer were awarded a research grant from the Louis R. Osternig Research Endowment through the NATA Foundation's Grant Program. The grant title is "Utilization of Massage to Limit Disuse Atrophy and Enhance Regrowth in Skeletal Muscle," and provides funding of $985. 

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Dr. Charlotte Peterson recently served as an external reviewer for the newly funded Centre for Integrated Research into Musculoskeletal Ageing (CIMA) in Liverpool, England. Dr. Peterson, a CIMA international advisory board member, served as a muscle expert alongside colleagues specializing in bone and cartilage research. CIMA is funded by the Medical Research Council-Arthritis Research UK, which is comparable to the U.S. NIH-National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. 

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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 30.  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.

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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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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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University Announcements


College of Medicine Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series

Date: Thursday, August 2, 2012
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Place: UK Hospital Pavilion A Auditorium
Speaker: Charis Eng, M.D., Ph.D., Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute
Topic: Gene-enabled cancer risk assessment and management: PTEN and beyond
Click here for more information.

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