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Baby McKeon is Here

Robert Owen McKeon

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.

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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.

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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.

Listen to the show on WUKY.

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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 1-800-333-8874

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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.

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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.

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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:

Morning Session:

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.

Afternoon Session:

We will all leave at Noon and head to Keeneland for the afternoon. Members of staff council (Meredith Houlihan, Linda Allen, Carlo Labudiong, Keturah Taylor, Kristie Bruner and Theresa Cook) will be at each entrance for you to check in and receive your admission ticket. Once inside, mingle with your co-workers and enjoy the day! All staff that attend the afternoon session must attend the morning session.

Dr. Gonzalez has graciously offered to purchase general admission tickets for the staff, therefore you must RSVP to Meredith by Wednesday, April 13 so that a ticket can be held for you.

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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.

Monday, April 18, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Student Matthew Hoch, MS, ATC
Dissertation “The Effect of Joint Mobilization on Functional Outcomes Associated with Chronic Ankle Instability”
Location University Health Services, 130
Tuesday, April 19, 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Student Jennifer Howard, MS, ATC
Dissertation “Clinical and Functional Assessment Following Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation (ACI) to the Knee: the role of patient reported outcomes, performance based assessment, and response shift”
Location College of Nursing, Room 511
Friday, April 22, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Student Ashwini Joshi, MS, CCC-SLP
Dissertation “Central neural and behavioral correlates of voice secondary to induced unilateral vocal fold paralysis”
Location College of Nursing, Room 505
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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:

  • 10 tickets are for the sun/moon deck. $20 each (regular price is $25)
  • 20 tickets are for the infield box. $35 each (normally $45)

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.

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Clinical Laboratory Sciences Alumni Reception & Lab Week Celebration

Date Thursday, April 28, 2011
Time 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Location Hilary J. Boone Center
Featuring Mark Birdwhistell, UK Healthcare External Affairs Officer

RSVP online.

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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.

All sessions are hands-on and open to anyone with interest (faculty, staff, TAs/GAs, students, and visitors).

We will provide sample content for all sessions, but attendees are welcome to work with personal documents as well. Our focus will be creating multimedia files for teaching and learning, but the skills you’ll learn in these workshops can be applied to a wide variety of educational and non-educational projects.

Due to seating restrictions in the computer lab, our workshops will be limited to 20 attendees. Please RSVP to to reserve your seat.

Tuesday, April 19

Fine Arts Computer Lab, Little Library Building, Room 004B
  • Session 1: Creating multimedia ePubs and PDFs
    Time: 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Learn how to use ePub and multimedia PDF documents in teaching and learning; what types of multimedia are supported by each format; how to create ePub and multimedia documents with Apple Pages, Microsoft Word and Adobe InDesign; how ePub and multimedia documents work on mobile devices like the iPhone and iPad; how to distribute your documents (brief, demo only)
    What we will use: Simple text documents, jpg images and short video and audio clips
  • Session 2: Screen Capture and Lecture Capture
    Time: 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Learn how to use screen capture and lecture capture videos in teaching and learning; how to record screen capture and lecture capture videos with Quicktime, Photo Booth, and Echo Personal Capture; how to do simple editing and exporting with iMovie; how screen and lecture capture videos work on mobile devices like the iPhone and iPad; how to distribute your videos (brief, demo only)
    What we will use: Webcam and microphone

Thursday, April 21

Fine Arts Computer Lab, Little Library Building, Room 004B
  • Session 1: Podcasting and PowerPoint Presentations
    Time: 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Learn how to use audio enhanced podcasts and video podcasts in teaching and learning; when to use which format and what interactive features are supported; how to use Garageband to convert a PowerPoint presentation into an audio enhanced podcast with a voiceover track; how to use iMovie to convert a PowerPoint presentation into an video podcast with a voiceover track; what your podcasts will look like on desktop and mobile devices like the iPhone and iPad; How to distribute your podcasts (brief, demo only)
    What we will use: A simple PowerPoint presentation, short audio and video files, and a microphone
  • Session 2: Distributing Content at UK and iPad 2 Demo
    Time: 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Learn about what options you have for distributing multimedia content at UK and how to select the right one; how to distribute multimedia content at UK using Blackboard, iTunes U, Echo 360 and Adobe Connect Pro; how your content can be accessed by others (students, colleagues, the public, etc); some of the exciting new features of the iPad 2. (This portion will be primarily presentation/demo, but you will have a chance to play with the iPad and possibly view your content on it at the end of the session.)
    What we will use: ePubs, PDFs, audio and video podcasts, screen and lecture capture videos created in the other sessions
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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.

Thursday, May 5

Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Noon – 1 p.m.
    Center of Learning
  • 1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Rock Climbing Demo
    Therapy Garden Parking Lot

For more information about this event please call 1-800-458-8267 and ask for Tammy. You can also visit our website, and check out our News and Events section.

Download promotional flier (pdf)

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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.

Download information flier (pdf).

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Student Interprofessional Lunch & Learn

Topic “Exploring Collaborative Health Care Practice Relationships: The Physician-Nurse Practitioner Dyad.”
Speakers Lacey Troutman Buckler, NP; Vicki Turner, NP; Reda Hassan, MD; Aletia Farmer, MD; Chuck Campbell, MD; Mollie Aleshire, DNP; Sharon Lock, NP, PhD
Date April 19, 2011
Time Noon – 1 p.m.
Location MDS-223 (Old Pharmacy Building)

Click here to RSVP.

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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

  • Noon – 1 p.m.
    Grand Rounds: Best Practices for Supporting Academic Success
    College of Medicine Multi-Purpose Room, 0027 Leader Ave.
  • 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
    Workshop: Implementing Best Practices for Medical School Success
    College of Pharmacy, BPC170

To RSVP for lunch or for workshop, please e-mail Dorcas Beatty or call (859) 323-4862.

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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.”

The walk is a wonderful way to get exercise, spend time with your coworkers & the community and bring awareness to the issues of Heart Disease.

The UK Healthcare tent will provide lunch after the walk. Last year it was barbeque.

The walk is for everyone. Please bring your family, friends and pets. Strollers are welcome. Pets are welcome but must be on a leash.

Join the team.

The goal is to raise $1,000 for our team. Help us reach that goal by making a donation on line or by check. Checks need to be made payable to The American Heart Association.

Please pass this along to anyone that wants to join our team. You don’t have to work here to join our team.

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Nutritional Sciences Seminar Series

Topic Prevention and control of obesity in the United States: challenges and opportunities
Speaker Dr. William H. Dietz, Director, Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity & Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Date Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Time 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Location CTW 411
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Markey Research Series

Speaker Edward A. Hirschowitz, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep
Topic “Circulating Biomarkers for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Date Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Time Noon – 12:50 p.m.
Location UK Hospital Auditorium: HG-611

Download information flier (pdf).

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Bioethics Grand Rounds

Topic "Bioethics, Breast Cancer, and Biobanking: Lessons from the Komen for the Cure Tissue Bank at the Indiana University Simon Cancer Center"
Speaker Eric M. Meslin,
PhD, Director, Indiana University Center for Bioethics, and Professor of Medicine, Medical and Molecular Genetics, Public Health, and Philosophy
Date Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Time Begins at Noon
Location UK Chandler Hospital Auditorium, HG-6111
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ADA Bowl-A-Thon, American Diabetes Fundraiser

Date May 22, 2011
Time 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Location Southland Bowling Center

For more information and to register, please download the information flier (pdf).

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Exercise Science Seminar Series

Date April 29, 2011
Time 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Topic “Integration of biomechanics into innovative interdisciplinary research aimed to improve health and encourage an active lifestyle”
Speaker Kevin Ford, Ph.D., FACSM, Co-Director, Human Performance Laboratory, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
Location 213 Seaton Center
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Appalachian Health Summit: Focus on Obesity

Date Thursday, April 21, 2011
Location Lexington Convention Center, 3rd floor

View conference information.

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Calendar of Events

April 15 Free Voice Screenings at the Clinical Voice Center
In celebration of World Voice Day
8 a.m. – noon

April 18 Academic Celebration
11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
The Commons, Room 127

April 19 Student Interprofessional Lunch & Learn
Noon – 1 p.m.
MDS–223 (old pharmacy building)

April 19 Bioethics Grand Rounds
Begins at Noon
UK Chandler Hospital Auditorium HG–611

April 19 UKIT & iTunes U Multimedia Creation Workshops
Session 1: 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. & Session 2: 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Fine Arts Computer Lab, Little Library Bldg , Room 004B

April 20 Nutritional Sciences Seminar Series
4 p.m. – 5 p.m.CTW 411

April 21 Appalachian Health Summit: Focus on Obesity
Lexington Convention Center, 3rd floor

April 21 UKIT & iTunes U Multimedia Creation Workshops
Session 1: 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. & Session 2: 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Fine Arts Computer Lab, Little Library Bldg , Room 004B

April 22 CHS Staff Retreat
Begins at 8 a.m.
Morning Session: Nursing Building, Room 511 ; Afternoon Session: Keeneland

April 23 2011 Start Heart Walk
10 a.m.
Commonwealth Stadium

April 28 Alumni Reception and Lab Week Celebration
4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Hilary J. Boone Center

April 29 STEM Education Conference
8 a.m. – 5:45 p.m.
UK Student Center

April 30 Cardinal Valley Park Stream "Great American" Cleanup
1 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Cardinal Valley Park


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

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