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Dr. Sorge, Dr. Yadon Selected as 2022 Fellows for BHEC Academic Leadership Academy

The UK College of Medicine Office of Faculty Affairs and Development is pleased to announce that Caryn Sorge, MD, and Rachèle Yadon, MD, have been selected as fellows for the 2022 Bluegrass Higher Education...

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Posted - Apr 15Read More

Congratulations to the Inaugural Winners of the College of Medicine MVPE Awards

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is pleased to announce the faculty, staff, and learner winners of the inaugural Mission, Vision, Pillar, and Enabler Awards.These awards are new for the college...

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Posted - Apr 8Read More

Nutrition Plays 'Integral Role' in How Dr. Ofei Cares for Patients

Sylvia Ofei, MD, MPH, is an assistant professor of pediatrics and a gastroenterologist in the division of gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition. She also serves as the medical director for patient...

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Posted - Mar 8Read More

As a Pediatrician and Foster Parent, Dr. Weddle Gives Children Hope

Whether it was pediatric neurology, pediatric surgery, or pediatric emergency medicine, Lily Weddle, MD, found a recurring theme in the clinical rotations she enjoyed most during medical school – they allowed...

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Posted - Feb 21Read More

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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Posted - Oct 18Read More

College of Medicine Faculty Spotlight: Q&A with Dr. Kristen Fletcher

Kristen Fletcher, MD, is an assistant professor of medicine and pediatrics. Her excellence in medical education was recently recognized with a Distinguished Teacher Award during the latest round of Academic...

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Posted - Apr 30Read More

Dr. Sally Mathias, Dr. Sylvia Ofei Selected as Fellows for BHEC Academic Leadership Academy

On behalf of the Office of Faculty Affairs and Development, the University of Kentucky College of Medicine is pleased to announce that Sally Mathias, MD, and Sylvia Ofei, MD, MPH, have been selected as fellows...

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Posted - Mar 30Read More

Women in Medicine Month Spotlight: Dr. Meredith Landorf

Meredith Landorf, MD, recently began a leadership role as assistant dean for the University of Kentucky College of Medicine-Northern Kentucky Campus. Through this position she will oversee and build upon the...

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Posted - Sep 21Read More

UKHC Cardiologists Celebrated During Lectureship Series

The annual Dr. Nancy C. Flowers and Dr. Leo G. Horan Lectureship Series in Cardiology lecture will be virtual this year amid the COVID-19 pandemic. It will begin at noon on Friday, Sept. 11. Dr. Paul Ridker,...

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Posted - Sep 10Read More

In Memory of Two Outstanding Leaders

It is with great sorrow that I share with you the passing of two vital members of the UK College of Medicine’s history, both of whom were former chairs. Ward O. Griffen, MD, PhD, former chair of the department...

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Posted - Jul 28Read More

Kentucky Children's Hospital Nationally Ranked in Heart Care, Orthopedics by U.S News & World Report

UK HealthCare's Kentucky Children's Hospital is ranked nationally in two specialties in the 2020-21 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings published online today by U.S. News & World Report, the global...

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Posted - Jun 16Read More

Researcher Studies Negative Effects of High-Fat Diet, Fructose

It’s widely known that when it comes to diet, fast food isn’t the healthiest choice. Expanding on this knowledge, a recent study by a researcher at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine found that the...

Tags - Gastroenterology, Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences

Posted - Apr 13Read More

Alex Flannery, PharmD, Dr. Asha Shenoi and Dr. Ashley Montgomery-Yates have been inducted as fellows by the American College of Critical Care Medicine.

UK HealthCare Providers Recognized for Contributions to Critical Care Medicine

Three providers with UK HealthCare have been inducted as fellows by the American College of Critical Care Medicine.Asha Shenoi, Ashley Montgomery-Yates and Alex Flannery have been named fellows in the American...

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Posted - Mar 3Read More

College of Medicine Names New Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion

Stephanie White, MD, MS, has recently been named the University of Kentucky College of Medicine’s new associate dean for diversity and inclusion. Beginning Jan. 7, 2020, Dr. White will assume leadership of the...

Tags - Diversity, Pediatrics, Strategic Plan, ODEI

Posted - Nov 19Read More

After receiving his third pacemaker, 13-year-old Jeremiah is happy and healthy and ready to play.

After Successful Treatment, KCH Patient's Heart is 'Happy'

Ask 13-year-old Jeremiah Zurowski how he’s feeling and his one-word reply speaks volumes.“Happy.”And he is happy. He talks excitedly about his favorite movies and playing with his brothers. He’s generous with...

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Posted - Nov 4Read More

College of Medicine Faculty Named 'Emerging Leaders' by AAHPM

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is proud to share that two of our faculty members, Lindsay Ragsdale, MD, and Jessica McFarlin, MD, have been named Emerging Leaders in Hospice and Palliative...

Tags - Palliative Medicine, Pediatrics, Neurology

Posted - Oct 30Read More