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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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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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...

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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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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...

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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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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...

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Posted - Oct 30Read More

'Behind the Blue': How UK Researchers are Working to Beat Pediatric Cancer

The world of pediatric cancer treatment has seen huge advancements in treatments over the past 60 years – in the 1950s, less than 10 percent of children were cured of their cancer. Today, the number of...

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Posted - Sep 12Read More

For Scottie Day, 'No Bigger Honor' Than Caring for Kentucky's Children

From the time he was five years old, Scottie Day knew he was going to be a doctor."I don't remember what the drive was," said Day. "But I knew that's what I was going to do."Day hails from Smilax, a small town...

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Posted - Jun 27Read More

UK's Peter Blackburn Recognized as Ophthalmologist of the Year

Dr. Peter Blackburn, associate professor of ophthalmology and pediatrics in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, has been presented with the Kentucky Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons’ (KAEPS)...

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Posted - Jun 19Read More

Steltenkamp Named External Chief Medical Officer at UK HealthCare

Dr. Carol Steltenkamp, professor of pediatrics at the University of Kentucky, has been appointed external chief medical officer for UK HealthCare. In this new role, she represents the voices of clinicians in...

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Posted - Mar 14Read More

UKnow: Pediatric Plastic Surgeon Applies Global Experience to Kentucky Patients

By Hilary BrownLink to original UKnow article.For plastic surgery resident Dr. Ashley Boustany, spending a week in a hospital in Ecuador working with surgeons and dentist on cleft lips and palates was the best...

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