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Calendar of Events

May 20   PAS Admissions Committee
CTW 205A
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
May 22   AT MSL Lab Meeting
CTW 214B
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
May 22   AT Division Meeting
CTW 214B
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
May 27   Memorial Day
May 27   CSD Division Faculty Meeting
CTW 214B
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
May 27   PAS Program Meeting
CTW 216
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
June 3   CSD Division Faculty Meeting
CTW 214B
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
June 3   PAS Faculty Meeting
CTW 216
2:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.


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

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Muscle Forum

Date May 23, 2013
Time 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Speaker Lars Larsson
Topic TBD
Location  MS505
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Don't forget to check for updates on The Staff Voice. Announcements made frequently.

Back to Top Linda Allen Named Red Cross Hero of the Year

Linda Allen, staff person in the CHS Office of Student Affairs, has been named a Hero of the Year by the Red Cross Bluegrass Chapter. Linda was the nominee of UK HealthCare and her selection was announced at a dinner at the Griffin Gate Marriott on Thursday, May 16. She was among 10 nominees in the Bluegrass region and was selected for her extensive volunteer work with nursing homes for the mentally ill in Cynthiana. More information is soon to come. Please congratulate Linda!

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The CHS Department of Clinical Sciences will host two faculty candidates for the Human Health Sciences program.

Candidate: Amanda Fallin, PhD, RN
Presentation: Tobacco policy disparities: Gays, growers and others left behind
Date: Tuesday, May 21
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: CTW 127 (The Commons)

Candidate: Theodore J. Angelopoulos, PhD, MPH
Presentation: Genes and Health Related Phenotypes: Emphasis on Exercise and Fitness
Date: Thursday, May 23
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: CTW 219

Back to Top CHS 2013-2014 Educational Enhancement Grants Awarded

The purpose of the Educational Enhancement Grants is to “provide CHS faculty with resources to support the development and implementation of innovative and educational initiatives to improve student learning.” These Grants provide up to $3,000 to conduct the projects. At the conclusion of the project period, awardees provide a written report of project outcomes that will be posted on the Academic Affairs website. 

The awardees for 2013-2014 are as follows:

     John Williams.  “Undergraduate Course in Systems Thinking/Modeling to Improve Healthcare Delivery”

Tara Bennett.  “UKPAS Quality Improvement Masters Project”

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May 24, 2013 (Friday)
Speakers: Art Nitz, PT, PhD (Div. of Physical Therapy); Babak Bazgari, PhD (UK Center for Biomedical Engineering)
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Room:  CTW 411
Subject: Discussion regarding research collaboration


Friday, June 21
Speaker: Charlotte Peterson, PhD, Associate Dean for Research
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: CTW 405

Please note: Beginning Fall Semester 2013, CHS Grantsmanship Presentations will be held on the third Friday of each month from 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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Please note the “Grant Go-To Guide” that was distributed last week in the College Meeting is available online.  You can find it on the CHS Research home page (link on right side) or through the Research Resources & Helpful Links page.

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Dr. Philip Begg, PhD, MBA, MSc, BSc, will visit the CHS Physician Assistant Studies program May 21-25.Dr. Begg is a liaison for the PAS program to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, England. A copy of his itinerary can be found here.

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Bioethics Grand Rounds

Tuesday, May 21, 2013
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., MN-363 Auditorium
"Ethical Quaqmires in Guardianship: Who are these people and what do they know about surrogate decision making?"

Speaker: Pamela Teaster, PhD

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Applications are now being accepted for the University of Kentucky Women’s Forum Employee Educational Assistance Award. The deadline for employee-students enrolled in the summer semesters is May 17 for Summer Session I and June 7 for Summer Session II. 

The awards entail a $250 reimbursement to eligible UK employees to assist with the cost of books and/or other materials, supplies and fees related to their UK coursework, complementing the existing tuition waiver program (Employee Education Program, EEP) for UK employees.

Apply here for the EEAA for summer sessions 2013.

Eligibility requirements include:

         Applicants must be regular full-time employees (0.75 FTE and greater)

         Applicants must have submitted an EEP form

         Applicants must be currently enrolled in UK classes, excluding independent study program courses

         Previously enrolled students are required to have a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or better. First-time college enrollees are encouraged to apply.

         Applicants are required to take all courses for a letter grade unless the course is offered only as pass/fail.

Employees taking classes through EEP at any educational institution aside from the University of Kentucky cannot be considered for this award.

The UK Women’s Forum Educational Assistance Award is a competition in which applications will be evaluated and ranked by committee members. The decisions of the selection committee

UK Women’s Forum Board are ineligible for awards.

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