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Calendar of Events

May 10   RHB PhD Faculty Meeting
CON 102A
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
May 12   Board of Trustees Agenda Items Due
May 13   Division Directors & Administrators
CTW 214B
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
May 13   Administrative Council
Dean's Conference Room
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
May 17   Grantsmanship Presentations
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
May 20   PAS Admissions Committee
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
May 22   AT MSL Lab Meeting
CTW 214B
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
May 22   AT Division Meeting
CTW 214B
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.


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

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Muscle Forum

Date May 16, 2013
Time 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Speaker Urschel Lab Members
Topic Updates from the Urschel lab: Horses, Nutrition, Again & Muscle
Location  MS505
Back to Top The Staff Voice Blog

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

Back to Top Tim Uhl Receives Distinguished Scholar Award

Dr. Tim Uhl has received the CHS Distinguished Scholar Award, presented at the annual Faculty and Staff Recognition Luncheon in April. The purpose of the CHS Distinguished Scholar Award is to recognize a faculty member who has made significant and lasting contributions to his or her discipline. The award is intended to serve as recognition for a distinguished body of work that has made an impact on the discipline over time. Faculty Council selected Dr. Uhl as the 2013 recipient because of his exemplary work as a clinician-scientist and scholar. His work has positively influenced the communities of athletic training, physical therapy and orthopedic medicine. Congratulations to Dr. Uhl for receiving this award.

Back to Top Mike Cooper Promoted to Colonel

Professor Mike Cooper was recently honored during a Promotion Ceremony at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio for his promotion to Colonel. Please join us to congratulate Prof. Cooper! A program from the event detailing his service can be seen here. See a photo here.

Back to Top CHS 2013-2014 Educational Enhancement Grants Awarded

The purpose of the Educational Enhancement Grants is to “provide CHS faculty with resources to support the development and implementation of innovative and educational initiatives to improve student learning.”  These Grants provide up to $3,000 to conduct the projects. At the conclusion of the project period, awardees provide a written report of project outcomes that will be posted on the Academic Affairs website. 

The awardees for 2013-2014 are as follows:

     John Williams.  “Undergraduate Course in Systems Thinking/Modeling to Improve Healthcare Delivery”

Tara Bennett.  “UKPAS Quality Improvement Masters Project”

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Clinical Nutrition Doctoral student Maja Redzic won first prize in the American Society of Nutrition graduate student poster competition at the Experimental Biology Meeting in Boston, MA. The award was in Epidemiology Research of Vitamins and Minerals, which is under the Society's Vitamins and Minerals Research Interest Section. Dr. Travis Thomas is Maja's PhD mentor.

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Friday, June 21
Speaker: Charlotte Peterson, PhD, Associate Dean for Research
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: CTW 405

Please note: Beginning Fall Semester 2013, CHS Grantsmanship Presentations will be held on the third Friday of each month from 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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Please note the “Grant Go-To Guide” that was distributed last week in the College Meeting is available online.  You can find it on the CHS Research home page (link on right side) or through the Research Resources & Helpful Links page.

Back to Top Inaugural Kentucky Congress on Spinal Cord Injury

The Inaugural Kentucky Congress on Spinal Cord Injury (SCI), hosted by KARRN, will take place on Friday, May 10 at the Lexington Convention Center from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. The mission of the event is to hold an unprecedented one-day meeting to gather individuals with SCI from around the Commonwealth to discuss the critical issues that are important to them and to draft an agenda to be used to legislate change in our Commonwealth for people with SCI. Look here for more information.

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Bioethics Grand Rounds

Tuesday, May 21, 2013
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., MN-363 Auditorium
"Ethical Quaqmires in Guardianship: Who are these people and what do they know about surrogate decision making?"

Speaker: Pamela Teaster, PhD

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UK Appreciation Day will be held on Thursday, May 16, at Commonwealth Stadium.  Festivities will run from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on the stadium’s concourse and from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on the Blue Lot. 

Activities will include a UK T-shirt giveaway; a performance from the Dance program; vendor and department prize drawings; special guest appearances, including Miss UK and Miss Kentucky; tours of the stadium suites; a carnival; live music; food and more. UK’s own Carl Nathe – voice of the Wildcats – will emcee the event. Additionally, blue bins will be available in three locations from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. for non-perishable food items to be donated to God’s Pantry.

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