April 15, 2011 View Archives
Install a water-saving showerhead and save 50-70% in water use – equivalent to saving a family of four roughly $250/year.
Questions, concerns, ideas? E-mail Nick.
Baby McKeon is Here
Congratulations to Pat and Jennifer McKeon, who welcomed their son, Robert Owen, into the world on Sunday, April 10. Robert was born at 10:59 p.m. and weighed 8 pounds 6 ounces. Mother and baby are doing well.Back to Top
Dr. Kleinert Promoted to Associate Professor With Tenure
Congratulations to Dr. Jane Kleinert, who was just promoted to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure. Please join us in offering congratulations to Dr. Kleinert for this wonderful accomplishment.Back to Top
Dr. Patel Featured on “Dr. Greg Davis On Medicine”
Dr. Rital Patel was recently a guest on the WUKY “Dr. Greg Davis On Medicine” radio show to discuss the UK Clinical Voice Center.Back to Top
Free Voice Screenings Today in Celebration of World Voice Day
To celebrate World Voice Day, the UK Clinical Voice Center will offer free voice screenings on Friday, April 15 form 8 a.m. – noon to UK faculty, staff and students.
The screening will consist of one of the following: examining the voice with a state-of-art computerized assessment program, or examination of lung function for voice quality, or examination of the vocal cords with a specialized camera.
Space is limited to the first 30 people who call to register. To schedule an appointment, please call the Voice Clinic at 1-800-333-8874Back to Top
CHS Academic Celebration
To celebrate the coming end of the semester and our students’ hard work, students, staff and faculty are invited to a free taco bar lunch in the Commons on Monday, April 18, from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.Back to Top
Graduation Recognition Reception & Mother’s Day Brunch
All faculty and staff are invited to attend a Recognition Reception and Mother’s Day Brunch in honor of our student and faculty award winners.
This event will take place immediately following the university’s morning Commencement Ceremony and will take place in the Hyatt Regency Hotel’s Regency Ballroom.
More details and an RSVP request will follow.Back to Top
CHS Staff Retreat
This year the College of Health Science’s Staff Retreat will be held on Friday, April 22. The events of the day are as follows:
Begins at 8 a.m. in the Blazer Hall Cafe meeting room (entrance located directly across the street from Wildcat Lodge on MLK). There will be a light breakfast, which will be followed by our guest speaker, Marietta Watts. Dr. Gonzalez will address the staff and then we will have boxed lunches and prize drawings.Expand This Story Back to Top
Doctoral Students’ Dissertations
Three students in the Rehabilitation Sciences Doctoral Program will be defending their dissertations next week. All faculty and staff are invited to attend.Expand This Story Back to Top
Reds Tickets for Sale
The Ambassadors are selling tickets to the August 8 (Monday) Reds vs. Rockies game in Cincinnati as a fundraiser. The game begins at 7:10 p.m.
The tickets are limited in amount, so those interested should act now. Price details are listed below:
If you plan to purchase a ticket and are also interested in bus transportation for the group attending, please mention your interest at time of purchase so that this option can be looked into further.Back to Top
Clinical Laboratory Sciences Alumni Reception & Lab Week Celebration
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UKIT & iTunesU Spring Multimedia Creation Workshop Series
UKIT’s Academic Technology Group and iTunesU team invite you to attend our spring multimedia creation workshop series April 19-21, featuring Apple Senior Systems Engineer Tim Matheny.
Learn how to create multimedia PDF and ePub documents, use screen and lecture capture software to present lecture material outside of class and how to podcast. Will include instruction and tips on creating and distributing educational multimedia files for desktop and mobile devices.Expand This Story Back to Top
No Limits Mark Wellman Tour
Mark Wellman made history as the first paraplegic to ascend the 3,000-foot El Capitan and Half Dome at Yosemite National Park. With his dynamic and bold determination, Mark encourages his audiences to fulfill their dreams by reaching for higher goals to success.
Come for a discussion that will motivate and inspire you to fulfill your dreams.Expand This Story Back to Top
Alzheimer’s Research Funding for Pilot Work
The Sanders-Brown Center on Aging is a National Institute on Aging-funded Alzheimer’s Disease Center (ADC). As an ADC our responsibility is to pursue research to further our understanding of Alzheimer’s disease (AD).
The ADC is soliciting pilot grant applications focused on dynamic basic and clinical science studies of AD. Each of the awards is intended to provide seed funding that will facilitate the initial testing of novel hypotheses and lead to national-level funding of an expanded research plan based on the pilot work.Back to Top
Student Interprofessional Lunch & Learn
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Medical Education Grand Rounds & Workshop
April 21, 2011
Featured speakers: Kathy L. Gibbs, M.Ed., M.S., NCC, Director, Student Academic Support Services and Constance R. Tucker, M.A., Education Coordinator, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
To RSVP for lunch or for workshop, please e-mail Dorcas Beatty or call (859) 323-4862.Back to Top
CHS HeartWalk Team
It’s that time of year again and we are putting together a team for the 2011 Start Heart Walk. The event is on Saturday, April 23rd at 10 a.m.
Our team is listed under UK Healthcare, College of Health Sciences and is named “Hearts & Soles.”Expand This Story Back to Top
Nutritional Sciences Seminar Series
Markey Research Series
Bioethics Grand Rounds
ADA Bowl-A-Thon, American Diabetes Fundraiser
For more information and to register, please download the information flier (pdf).Back to Top
Exercise Science Seminar Series
Appalachian Health Summit: Focus on Obesity
Calendar of Events
Note: More dates can be found on the CHS Sharepoint CalendarBack to Top