Calendar of Events
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NIH Grant to GSA Lead by Charlotte Peterson
Congratulations to Charlotte Peterson, PhD who will serve as Principal Investigator of a recently funded NIH-National Institute of Aging grant awarded to the Gerontological Society of America (GSA)! Dr. Peterson is currently Biological Science Section Chair for the GSA. The funds will support the next two Annual Scientific Meetings. This November, the meeting will be held in Washington, D.C., and will highlight new insights and young investigators in the field of aging research. The goal of the program is also to increase awareness of advances in aging biology and facilitate how these discoveries can be translated into clinical interventions.
First Annual CHS Research Day a Success
The 1st Annual CHS Research Day was well attended. Fifty attendees from CHS, Medicine, Pharmacy, UK HealthCare, and others attended the CHS Research Day. The common theme of Maintaining Function arose in the presentations. Speakers included CHS Faculty, an RHB PhD student, and a post-doc trainee. Eighteen posters were presented by students and trainees. To see photos from the event, please visit the CHS Facebook page.
Uhl Recognized with CCTS Mentor Award
Congratulations to Tim Uhl, PhD, ATC, PT who received a Research Mentor Recognition Award at the CCTS Spring Conference on Thursday, March 27. Uhl was nominated by Aaron Sciascia, MS, ATC, PES, and Natalie Myers, MS, ATC, who are PhD students in the Rehabilitation Sciences Program.The CCTS Research Mentor Recognition Awards honor UK faculty members who have committed their time and expertise to guide junior faculty, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, research lab staff, or others to advance in their fields towards independent research.
PA Quality Improvement Poster Presentation Event
You’re invited to the the UK CHS Physician Assistant Program in collaboration with the UK HealthCare Office of Enterprise Quality and Safety and St Claire Regional Medical Center’s Quality and Risk Management Office invite you to our Quality Improvement poster presentation, showcasing the quality improvement initiatives of our PA students and clinical partners.
Please join us:
Dean Search - Leadership Profile
CHS Student Ambassadors are leading a semester-long Soap Drive to benefit the
residents of Shady Lawn and Parkside Manor in Cynthiana. As many of you know,
our own Linda Allen generously devotes much of her time to the residents of
You can help by bringing bars of soap or other toiletries (shampoo, lotion, etc.) to the Office of Student Affairs, CTW 111. These items are part of the everyday routine for us, but to the residents of Shady Lawn and Parkside Manor, these items are a small luxury. The goal is 1,000 bars. Click here to download the flyer.
Save the Date
2013 Hall of Fame & Student Recognition Dinner , from , .
from6:00 to 8:30 p.m.
,Baptist Health Hospital, Education Center Basement
.Registration to begin at 5:30 p.m.
Faculty and Staff Recognition Luncheon
Save the date: Friday, May 2, noon - 1:30 p.m., CTW 127, Commons.
Campus News and Events
UK Brings 'Voices of Student Veterans' Alive Across Kentucky
The transition from home to the battlefield and back home again is a long and, at times, bumpy road for our war veterans. "Voices of Student Veterans" chronicles those sometimes long journeys home in a documentary drama about the transitions of student veterans returning to the Commonwealth and a college campus. Kentuckians around the state can hear these personal stories of service as a tour of this production travels to five of the state's public universities April 4-21. Read the UKNow article.