Calendar of Events
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CSD Receives Top 25 National Ranking From Graduate Programs.Com
The CSD program placed 18th on the list of
The CSD program placed 18th on the list ofthe Top 25 Speech-Language Pathology Grad Programs, recently announced by Graduate Programs.com.
The Spring 2014 Rankings of Top Graduate Programs according to students, enumerating the best graduate programs in the country in a variety of fields, are based solely on ratings and reviews from current or recent graduate students posted on graduateprograms.com.
Program rankings, compiled using data gathered between September 1, 2012 and April 15, 2014, encompass reviews posted by more than 60,000 students participating in over 1,500 graduate programs nationwide. Ratings are based on a 10 star system (with 1 being the worst and 10 being the best).Kitzman Receives Paralyzed Veterans of America Grant
Congratulations to Pat Kitzman, PT, PhD, who has received a grant from Paralyzed Veterans of America for his project entitled "Improving Patient Medication Management Adherence and Satisfaction." The purpose of the study is to examine the effectiveness of an innovative web-based educational tool to help spinal-cord-injury patients better understand their medications in order to more actively participate in their medication management
Fry’s Image Makes Journal of Physiology Cover
Congratulations to Chris Fry, PhD, post-doctoral scholar in the Peterson Lab, whose beautiful immunohistochemical image of skeletal muscle was selected for The Journal of Physiology cover (June 15th issue)! See journal article here – image used for cover is in Figure 6 (A).
New Staff Council Members
Welcome to the new CHS Staff Council members: Marie Poole, Dion Coleman and Christa Blackwell. Thank you to Renee King and Amy Confides for their service on the council. Current members now are Julia Flannery, Doug Jones, Kathy Schuler-Ringo, and the newly selected.
PA Student Selected for NEAHEC Advisory Board
Emily Merritt (PAS Class of 2015 student, Morehead) has been selected to serve a term on the Northeast Area Health Education Center (NEAHEC)Advisory Board. Merritt was selected based on her commitment to rural healthcare in the region. She has volunteered at the New Hope Clinic and assisted former faculty member, Bill Grimes for many years and plans to return to the region as a provider.
2014-15 CHS Committee List
Please review the most recent CHS Committee list.
Dean Search - Leadership Profile
Retirement Reception - Linda Allen
View photos from the Retirement Reception for Linda Allen on Flickr.
Campus News and Events
Expressions of Courage
The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center will host Expressions of Courage, a creative exhibit to honor those who have been affected by cancer on Friday, June 6.
Featuring the creative work of more than 30 participants, this inaugural event will take place in the atrium of Markey's Combs Research Building from 1 to 5 p.m. Cancer Center Director Dr. Mark Evers will give opening remarks and lead attendees in a moment of silence to begin the afternoon.
Exhibits include visual art, poetry readings, dance exhibitions, and vocal and instrumental performances by patients, survivors, and friends and family. Everyone Is encouraged to attend, enjoy the artwork and performances, and show their support. Light refreshments will be served.
Expressions of Courage was made possible by gifts from the Markey Cancer Foundation and Biological Systems Consulting, Inc.