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Calendar of Events
Note: More dates can be found on the CHS Sharepoint CalendarBack to Top
College Meetings Dates
The 2012 College Meetings for faculty and staff are scheduled for 12:00 – 1:30 as follows:
February 17 - CTW 216
March - Cancelled
April 20 – CTW 216
May 18 – CTW 216Back to Top
Nutritional Sciences Seminar Series
Save the Date: 5th International Ankle Symposium
Administrative Services Survey
Please take a moment to complete the Administrative Services Survey by clicking here. The survey is active through Feb. 23rd. If you have questions about the survey or difficulty gaining access please contact Keturah Taylor.Back to Top
PT Career Fair
The Division of Physical Therapy will host its annual student career fair on Friday, Feb. 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the first and second floors of CTW. If you have any questions please contact Leslie Simpson.Back to Top
Upcoming Faculty Development Opportunities
Blogs & YouTube with Lunch - March 2, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., CTW 218, Please RSVP
Peer Instruction - March 30, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., CTW 403
Service Learning - April 9, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., CTW 218Back to Top
CHS Chili Cook-off
It's time for the Annual Chili Cook-Off, sponsored by Staff Council. The event will take place on Monday, Feb. 13 in the Commons from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. All faculty & staff are invited to attend and to participate by entering their "prize winning" chili into the competition. Each attendee will rate his or her favorite chili and the winner will receive a prize.
If you would like to enter your chili please contact Kristie Bruner by Thursday, Feb. 9.Back to Top
Congratulations to Terry Malone, Ed.D., PT, ATC, FAPTA, for receiving the Sports Physical Therapy Section of the American Physical Therapy Association's (APTA) Lifetime Excellence in Education Award. Terry has made an important impact in contributing to the education of entry-level students and post-professional physical therapists for many years.
Susan Effgen, Ph.D., PT, will be presenting the third annual Susan Effgen Advocacy Award that honors a member of the APTA Section on Pediatrics who has made an outstanding contribution to pediatric physical therapy, including leadership in the areas of advocacy and government affairs at the regional, state, or national level. This was originally awarded to Susan Effgen to honor her for her outstanding work in advocacy for children throughout her career. She carries on the tradition of advocating for those who can't advocate for themselves by presenting this award at the annual winter meeting.Back to Top
Nan Rice Has New Office Hours
Effective February 9th, Nan Rice (Office of Research) will have new office hours: Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Please contact her during this time for assistance or to schedule a time to meet.Back to Top
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Educational Enhancement Grants 2012
The call for Educational Enhancements awards for 2012-2013 is now open. The application can be accessed via the College website at http://www.mc.uky.edu/healthsciences/academic/about.html by selecting “Education Enhancement Grants” and then “Information and Application”.
The committee asks that you please consider the following:
If you have any questions please contact Gilson Capilouto.
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AED & CPR Classes - Open to Faculty & Staff
Do you want to be prepared in a medical emergency? Has your CPR/AED certification run out? Well, you are in luck! The College of Health Sciences is offering CPR and AED training on the following dates & times: Monday, February 27 at 8:00 a.m., Tuesday, February 28 at 8:00 a.m., and Friday, April 6 at 11:00 a.m.. All three trainings will be held in the Commons room. This training is being taught by Marcy Thobaben of Bluegrass Health & Safety. Each training session is approximately 3 hours long. The trainings are being done together as there have been new CPR Guidelines put into effect in 2011. If you are interested in attending, please respond to the following link: 2012 AED & CPR Training.Back to Top
Welcome Natasha Mamaril
Please welcome Natasha Mamaril, a graduate student who will be assisting part-time with the duties of the Director of Assessment while Rena Murphy Keath is on leave. Natasha is also employed as the graduate assistant in the UK Office of Institutional Research, Planning and Effectiveness (IRPE), Office of Assessment. We are fortunate to have an individual with Natasha's experience and expertise in assessment working with us.
We expect Natasha to be with us until mid-May when Rena is scheduled to return. Her planned office hours are 8-12 on most Tuesdays and Thursdays, and she will be located in Rena's office. Natasha's office phone is 218-0562, and her email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Natasha's primary assignment is to work with the assessment liaisons for each academic program to complete the student learning improvement action plans due at the end of May. Toward that end, she will be in contact with the liaisons in the near future. She will also assist in collecting and analyzing data for the CHS strategic plan, fulfill additional requests for reports requested by central administration and represent our college in campus-wide meetings.Back to Top
Faculty Brown Bag Lunch
Date: Friday, February 3, 2012
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Place: CTW 218
Topic: Living-Learning Communities
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 email@example.com.Back to Top
CHS Musculoskeletal Laboratory Seeks Volunteers
The CHS Musculoskeletal Laboratory is seeking volunteers who have weak ankles from past ankle sprains to participate in a clinical research study. Click here for more information.
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February is Black History Month
The University of Kentucky’s Diversity Education & Community Building component is proud to announce the 2012 Black History Month Collaborative. This group of students, organizations, and academic partners has worked diligently to ensure a cohesive schedule of cultural events, lectures, and more will be offered during the month of February. The goal of the BHM Collaborative is to promote a community celebration that provokes thought through innovative educational opportunities that specifically pertain to history and culture of the African Diaspora. DE&CB aspires to provide a unified front for nationally recognized cultural awareness months, and an opportunity to cultivate new traditions and opportunities for appreciation of cultural and heritage awareness within our campus community.Back to Top
UK Founders Day 2012
Date: February 22, 2012
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Place: Worsham Theatre, Student Center
Dress: Academic regalia required for processional
A reception will follow in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Cultural Center, Student Center
The Provost invites all faculty members and their guests to join the President and the deans in acknowledging the recipients of many university-wide awards. Please help us congratulate our colleagues on their achievements. If you received a significant award in the 2011 calendar year, please submit your information here: http://www.uky.edu/Provost/Events/submit.htmlBack to Top