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Kingston Award 2012

Dr. Robert C. Marshall is the recipient of the 2012 College of Health Sciences Kingston Award for Excellence in Teaching. Dr. Marshall was selected by the Kingston Committee for his creative and innovative teaching focusing on persons with acquired neurogenic communication disorders. Dr. Marshall has developed a unique and effective clinical-classroom teaching model that incorporates students in working with persons with aphasia and their families. Congratulations Dr. Marshall!

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PA Class of 2013 White Coat Ceremony

Date: Saturday, January 14, 2012

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Place: Memorial Hall

Reception to follow immediately after in the foyer of the Business & Economics Building

If you have any questions please contact Renee King at

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Faculty Brown Bag Lunch

Date: Friday, February 3, 2012

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Place: CTW 218

Topic: Healthcare Living-Learning Community Fall 2012

Speaker: Trisha Clement-Montgomery, Assistant Director of Academic Initiatives, UK Residence Life

Beginning fall 2012, UK will have a Healthcare Residential College Living Learning Program designated for students interested in Health Sciences.

Bring your lunch and learn what an LLC is, how faculty can become involved and plans for the HS LLC. No RSVP required.

No RSVP required. If you have any questions please contact Gilson Capilouto at

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Muslim Students Association Presents: All-American Misconceptions

Date: January 26, 2012

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Place: Grand Ball Room, UK Student Center

Topic: All-American Misconceptions- Understanding the Misconceptions of Islam: Jihad and more

Speaker: Abdel Rahman Murphy, Guest Speaker

Dinner will be provided, so please RSVP to Humza Qureshi at or Aqsa Qureshi at

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Digital Measures & FPRR Feedback Session

Digital Measures and Faculty Performance Review Report (FPRR) Feedback Session In an effort to gather feedback regarding the Digital Measures system and the Faculty Performance Review Report (FPRR) document, we would like to invite you to attend a Digital Measures and FPRR Feedback Session open to the entire college. We have asked the UK Digital Measures Coordinator, Jim Lindsay, to attend the meeting as well to answer questions about the system in general, it’s interface with other campus databases and what changes/suggestions could be made to the system.

The feedback session will take place on Thursday, February 2nd, from 2:00 – 3:00 PM in CTW 014 (the large classroom in the basement). Please email Rena Murphy at if you plan to attend the session on February 2nd .

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Dept. of Rehab Sciences Research Colloquium

Speakers: Kristin V. Day, PhD, MPT, NCS

Date: Friday, January 27, 2012

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Place: CTW 405

Title: From spinal cord injury to disorders of consciousness: exploring translational research opportunities.

If you have any questions please contact Theresa Cook at

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Nominations for UK Board of Trustees

Members of the University Faculty,

The UK Board of Trustees is the highest governing body of the University and establishes the various policies directly affecting the programs created by, employment conditions of, and the academic careers of, the University Faculty.

Faculty Trustee Joe Peek resigned from his seat on the UK Board of Trustees, effective December 31, 2011. Under state law, an election must be held to determine a member of the University Faculty body who will fill the seat for the remainder of its unexpired term, through June 30, 2013. The UK Board of Trustees has delegated to the University Senate the authority to conduct the election, and the University Senate has in turn delegated the certification of candidate and voter eligibilities in the election to the Senate’s Rules and Elections Committee. This announcement briefly explains the election process that is now commencing. The objective is to complete the election in time for the new Faculty Trustee to be sworn in and attend the next scheduled Board of Trustees meeting on Feb. 21, 2012. Click here for the Nomination Petition.

A. Persons Eligible to Submit Nominations. The Senate Council Office will receive (either hand-delivered to 203E Main Bldg. or by color pdf scan to nominations of candidates submitted by any faculty employee of any title, rank series, or administrative assignment; whether full-time, temporary or part-time; and including those who may not be a member of the formal College Faculty body of their college. The deadline for submitting the petition is noon Friday, January 20, 2012.  The faculty employee taking responsibility for submitting the petition is responsible to (1) confirm that at least ten (10) persons signing the petition are eligible to vote in the election, (2) confirm that the individual being nominated is eligible to be elected and (3) confirm the individual nominated is willing to serve. Persons may self-nominate. A petition form provided by the Senate Council Office must be used (a copy is also attached to this email).  Submitted petitions will not be opened and certified until after the above deadline for submission of petitions. Petitions not satisfying one or more of the above requirements will not be certified and the nominated person will not be placed on the ballot.

B. University Faculty Members Eligible to Sign Nominating Petitions and Vote..

Persons eligible to sign nominating petitions and vote in the election must be a  member of the University Faculty (i.e., a member of the faculty body of one of the colleges), who are in a status of regular, full-time employment in the Regular Title Series, Special Title Series, Extension Title Series, Librarian Title Series, Clinical Title Series or Research Title Series or at or above the rank of Assistant Professor, who have not been appointed to an administrative position at/above the level of department chair, and who are not on phased retirement. 

C. University Faculty Members Who are Eligible to be Elected.

Under current state law and University regulations, persons eligible to be elected must be a member of the University Faculty (i.e., a member of the faculty body of one of the colleges), who are in a status of regular, full-time employment, and with a rank of Assistant Professor (or its equivalent) or higher, in either the Regular Title Series, Special Title Series, Extension Title Series or Librarian Title Series, (but who have not been administratively appointed to a position at/above the level of department chair nor are on phased retirement). Also note, the University by state law is not allowed to employ a relative of a Faculty Trustee. 

The election of a representative of the University Faculty to the UK Board of Trustees is an important authority afforded directly to the members of the University Faculty through state law enacted by the Kentucky Legislature.  All individuals eligible to participate in any of the above election capacities are strongly urged to do so, to ensure the quality of the election and thereby maximize the stature and presence of the chosen University Faculty representative on the Board of Trustees.

Davy Jones, Chair

Senate Rules and Elections Committee


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College Meetings Dates

The 2012 College Meetings for faculty and staff are scheduled for 12:00 – 1:30 as follows:

January 13 (part of the Spring Kick-Off)

February 17 – CTW 216

March 16 – CTW 216

April 20 – CTW 216

May 18 – CTW 216

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Muscle Forum

Date January 19, 2011
Time 11 a.m. – Noon
Speaker Ratchakrit (Ray) Srikuea
Topic Analyses of physical function & muscle properties in women with fibromyalgia
Location Physiology Conference Room, MS505
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Calendar of Events

January 13 Spring Kick Off
8:30 am - 1:30 pm
January 16 MLK Holiday
January 16 CSD Division Faculty Meetings
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
January 16 Administrative Council
Dean's Conference Room

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
January 16 PAS Admissions Committee

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
January 17 Faculty Council
Dean's Conference Room
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
January 18 Reproductive Graduate Program Faculty Meeting
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
January 19 Epiphany: Christian Holiday


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

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