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Calendar of Events

March 18   CSD Division Faculty Meeting
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
March 18   Administrative Council
Dean's Conference Room
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
March 18   PAS Admissions Committee
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
March 21   Hall of Fame & Student Recognition Dinner
Baptist Health
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
March 25   Division Directors & Administrators Meeting
CTW 214B
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
March 25   CSD Division Faculty Meeting
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
March 25   PAS Program Meeting
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.


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

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Muscle Forum

Date March 21, 2013
Time 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Speaker Kerry McDonald
Topic PKA phosphorylation of myofilaments: Bottom up biophysics; does it meant anything physiologically?
Location  MS505
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Nutritional Sciences Seminar Series

Date March 20
Time 8:00 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.
Speaker Jing Lui, GCNS Doctoral Candidate

(Nancy Webb, PhD)
Topic Pregnane X receptor mediates dyslipidemia induced by the HIV protease inhibitor amprenavir in mice
Location CTW 411
Back to Top The Staff Voice Blog

Don't forget to check for updates on The Staff Voice. Announcements made frequently.

Back to Top PT Student to Attend Federal Advocacy Forum

Avery Schroyer, DPT class of 2014, was selected to receive funding to attend the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Federal Advocacy Forum. The Federal Advocacy Forum is an APTA-sponsored event that allows for therapists, assistants and students to come together in Washington, DC to meet with their legislators. The event provides an opportunity for participants to lobby Congress on the challenges facing the physical therapy profession and to improve upon advocacy skills. Avery is the second UK student in a row to be selected to represent Kentucky at the event. The dates are April 14-16.

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       Congratulations to CHS undergraduate researchers Maria Ritter (Biology, pre-Physical Therapy) and Elizabeth Bauer (Biology, pre-med)! Maria and Elizabeth are working under then mentorship of Dr. Scott Livingston and will be presenting at the upcoming National Conference on Undergraduate Research being held April 11-13 in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Their submission, “Establishment of Normative Data for Motor Evoked Potentials among Healthy Young Adults” was selected from over 3500 submissions! Please offer these students your congratulations!

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Applications are now being accepted for the 2013-14 CHS Ambassador team. Please encourage students to apply. Eligibility and application are found here.

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The Hall of Fame and Student Recognition Dinner will be held on Thursday, March 21st at Baptist Health (formerly Central Baptist Hospital) Education Center. Registration will begin at 5:30 p.m. and the program will start at 6:00 p.m.  If you plan to attend, please RSVP at If you have any questions, please contact Keturah Taylor at or 218.0479.

Back to Top Scheduled March and April Grantsmanship Presentations

March 29 (Friday), 12-1p, CTW 415 – Dr. Art Nitz (Physical Therapy) will present with Babak Bazgari, PhD (UK Center for Biomedical Engineering, on their research collaboration.)

April 12 (Friday), 12-1p, CTW 405 – Dr. Esther Dupont-Versteegden will present (Title, TBD)

* A standing meeting time for the Grantsmanship Presentations will be discussed at the March College Meeting.

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Charles T. Marshall Receives Kingston Award

Dr. Charles T. Marshall has been selected as the recipient of the 2013 College of Health Sciences Kingston Award for Excellence in teaching. Dr. Marshall is Associate Professor in the Division of Physical Therapy and teaches at the Center for Excellence in Rural Health in Hazard and has served the college since 2009. The Kingston Award is the highest award for excellence in teaching given by the College and it is a testament to Dr. Marshall's excellence as an educator in and out of the classroom that he is given it. Please congratulate Dr. Marshall!

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University Announcements


CELT Presents Dr. Michael Wesch

The Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT) is delighted to present Dr. Michael Wesch, a cultural anthropologist and media ecologist at Kansas State University, who will give a talk entitled The End of Wonder in the Age of Whatever, Tuesday, March 19, 12:30 p.m. in the William T. Young Auditorium. Click here for more information.

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