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‘Everybody’s Voice is Heard’: Committee Established to Engage College of Medicine on Diversity Issues

In 2020, high-profile murders of Black civilians by police garnered national attention, shining a light on the growing need for social change. Learners at the UK College of Medicine collaborated to compose a...

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Posted - May 2Read More

Dr. Marks, Dr. Clay Elected to College of Medicine Committees

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is excited to announce the appointment of faculty members Sarah Marks, MD, MA, and Jordan Clay, MD, to serve on its committees. The electeds have been endorsed by...

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UK's Disease Detectives Use Wastewater Testing to Monitor COVID Infection Trends

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers from the University of Kentucky’s College of Medicine and College of Engineering have joined forces to track the virus’ presence in the community using wastewater...

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‘We do it Because we Love it’: College of Medicine Faculty Provide Important Care for UK Football Team

The University of Kentucky football team has invigorated the campus community with one of the best seasons in the program’s recent history. In October, the Wildcats earned an exhilarating win over Florida, as...

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College of Medicine Recognized for Diversity and Inclusion Efforts with Prestigious Award

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine has received the 2021 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest...

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Gipson-Reichardt Honored for Contributions to Drug Abuse Research

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 26, 2021) — University of Kentucky College of Medicine researcher Cassandra Gipson-Reichardt, Ph.D., has received the College on Problems of Drug Dependence’s (CPDD) 2021 Joseph Cochin...

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College of Medicine Departments Make Strides in 2020 Blue Ridge Rankings

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine would like to recognize and congratulate its departments that made it in the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research (BRIMR) 2020 rankings.BRIMR rankings,...

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Posted - Mar 30Read More

Dr. Carol Husteddem, director of Population Medicine Education, leads a discussion with members of the PCTE grant team.

Family and Community Medicine Team Receives National Award

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine’s Department of Family and Community Medicine’s Primary Care Training Enhancement (PCTE) grant team was recently selected to receive the Outstanding Educational...

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Dr. Sarah Tully Marks

Marks Selected as UK's First Bell Addiction Medicine Scholar

Dr. Sarah Tully Marks, assistant professor and the associate residency program director in the University of Kentucky Department of Community and Family Medicine, has been selected as UK’s first Bell Addiction...

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Nurse practitioner Joanne Brown has made it her goal to support and advocate for her LGBTQ* patients. Pete Comparoni l UK Photo.

UHS Nurse is Changing the Narrative Surrounding Transgender Health

Students face challenges today that generations before them couldn’t even dream of. From using technology in the classroom to the pressures they feel from social media, the college experience today is...

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Posted - Nov 15Read More

Sound Off - A discussion on best practices for working with the LGBTQ* community in mental health and substance use treatment settings. Nov 7, 2019 5:30-7:30

UK's Transform Health Clinic Hosts 'Sound Off'

A developing issue within the health care realm is understanding what it means to be transgender inclusive. UK HealthCare’s Transform Health Clinic is hosting an event to discuss what it means to be...

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New Grant Provides Retinopathy Screenings for Diabetics

Diabetes is a complex condition that requires patients to check in with providers across a number of specialties. Multiple appointments with practitioners can mean endless rounds of scheduling, traveling and...

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Posted - Oct 24Read More

Cardarelli Named Chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine

Dr. Roberto Cardarelli has been named chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Cardarelli, who is also professor of family medicine, has...

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Posted - Aug 3Read More

UK Professor Wins Advocacy Award for LGBTQ* Health Care Initiative

Difficulty in accessing culturally affirming and informed health care has long deterred members of the LGBTQ* community from seeking fundamental services and resources. In 2016, Dr. Keisa Fallin-Bennett, an...

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Posted - Jun 27Read More

Family Medicine Doctors at UK Provide Care for Every Age

People lead busy lives and managing doctor appointments for the entire family can be challenging, especially if a different physician is needed for each family member according to age or health concern....

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Posted - Mar 30Read More

Transform Health Initiative Creates Clinical Settings Centered on Needs of LGBTQ Patients

Concerns about privacy, safety, stigmatization and quality of care have deterred members of the LGBTQ community from accessing health care services and resources. Disengagement from the health care system has...

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