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January 24   Faculty Council
Dean's Conference Room 
CTW 123

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
January 27   Division Director & Administrator Mtg
CTW 214B
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
January 27   Administrative Council Mtg
Dean's Conference Room
CTW 123
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
January 27   CSD Division Faculty Mtg
CTW 214B
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
January 31   Dept. of Rehab. Sci. Faculty/Staff Mtg
CTW 216
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
February 3   PA Faculty Mtg
CTW 216
2:00 - 4:30 p.m.
February 3   CSD Division Faculty Mtg
CTW 214B
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
February 3   Administrative Council Mtg
Dean's Conference Room
CTW 123
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.


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

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Muscle Forum

Date January 30                        
Time 11:00 a.m.
Bert Tanner
Topic Effects of strain on myosin kinetics
Location MS505
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Nutritional Sciences Seminar Series

Date January 30
Time 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
(Seminar Host)
Evan Rosen, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston
(ChangCheng Zhou, PhD)
Topic Epigenomic and transcriptional analysis of insulin resistance
Location Medical Science North: MN 463
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Grantsmanship Presentations

Date February 21
Time 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Speaker TBD
Topic TBD
Location 405 CTW
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 College News

Abstracts Approved for NCUR 2014

Congratulations! The following students and CHS mentors received notice that their abstract submissions were approved for presentation at NCUR 2014 at the University of Kentucky. These students were selected from more than 4,000 submissions, and each will have the chance to present their work to peers, faculty, and staff from around the world. 

Kaley Robertson
The Relationship Between Hip Strength and the Y Balance Test
Mentor: Brian Noehren 

Chelsea Oswald
Getting to the Core of the Matter: Does Trunk and Hip Strength Really Matter?
Mentor: Brian Noehren 

Grant Boggess
The Relationship Between Trunk Power, Rotation and Muscle Endurance
Mentor: Brian Noehren 

Rachelle McKinley
Can Core Strength Influence the Knee Valgus Angle During a Step Down Test?
Mentor: Brian Noehren 

Maria Lehman 
Lifelong Satellite Cell Depletion Does Not Change Muscle Phenotype
Mentor: Esther Dupont-Versteegden 

Nate Dyer
The Relationship Between Specific Shoulder Muscle Tests And Activation Of The Specific Muscle That It Is Designed To Test
Mentor: Tim Uhl 

Nadine-Stella Achenjang
Sanjana Pampati
Maja Redzic
Charles T. Lutz, MD
David K. Powell
Travis Thomas
Vitamin D Status, Physical Function, and Muscle Lipid in Aged Adults
Mentor: Travis Thomas 

David A. Brueggeman
Factors Associated with Clinical Outcomes following Autologous Chondrocyte Implantations (ACI) to the Knee
Mentor: Jennifer Howard

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Fifth Annual Conference on Meeting the Therapy Needs of Infants, Toddlers and Children with Disabilities in Rural Communities

Save the date: Saturday, March 22, at the College of Health Sciences, Charles Wethington Building, Room 014.  

Back to TopUndergraduate Research Enhancement Awards

The CHS Office of Research is pleased to announce the availability of Undergraduate Research Enhancement Awards (UREAs) for faculty mentoring undergraduates in research. Three awards of $500 each are available for spring 2014. Faculty may use these funds to 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
Gilson Capilouto with a brief description of your work with undergraduates; including the name of a student you are working with this spring, and a breakdown of how you plan to use the award. The deadline for requests is January 24. Applications will be reviewed awards will be announced by February 3

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Registration for the National Conference on Undergraduate Research is now open here.  Early-bird registration for students is $185; $225 on-site. Costs for students whose abstracts are accepted will be covered by the University. Faculty early registration is $195; $225 on-site. A preliminary program is also posted on the website. Please consider attending. CHS will host a table at the Graduate School Fair being held during the conference. More details to follow.  

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The UK Physical Therapy Career Fair will be held Friday, February 21, from 9:30 a.m. to noon, on the 1st and 2nd floors of CTW. Approximately 45-50 employers from around the region will attend. For more info, please contact Kara Lee, PT, DPT at 218-0591 or

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2013 Hall of Fame & Student Recognition Dinner, April 17, from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m., Baptist Health Hospital, Education Center Basement. Registration to begin at 5:30 p.m. 

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Good to Know

Teaching and Learning Conference CFP

Kentucky’s Council on Postsecondary Education is sponsoring a one-day conference May 16 entitled “Practicing Scholarly and Creative Teaching.”  The conference will be held in the Noel Studio for Academic Creativity at EKU. The Call for Proposals can be found here and the proposal submission form is located here.  Deadline for submissions is February 1. Questions should be addressed to Lynn Phillips at

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UK Art Museum Presents 'Wide Angle' Photography Exhibit

Beginning this weekend, the Art Museum at the University of Kentucky is showcasing a new exhibition of 70 pictures taken by American photographers, ranging from the iconic documentary work of Walker Evans to the contemporary art of Carrie Mae Weems, who was recently awarded a MacArthur "Genius Grant" for her groundbreaking work. "Wide Angle: American Photographs from the Collection," which is free and open to the public, opens Jan. 26 and will run through April 27. Find out more here.

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