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  • News


    UK employee, cancer survivor faces second birthday as an inpatient

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (September 7, 2016) — On his 45th birthday, University of Kentucky employee Jimmy Thomas got some dire news. After weeks of feeling under the weather, he was diagnosed with leukemia on Sept. 8 of last year. Following several rounds of chemotherapy, the cancer was in remission and Thomas returned to work. But by Aug. 12, the leukemia had come back.

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    UK clinical nursing specialists elevate patient care and assume leadership roles

    Clinical nurse educator with student

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    Family manages challenges of diabetes with help from Barnstable Brown Diabetes and Obesity Center

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (August 11, 2016) — A natural instinct for parents is to protect their children by keeping them healthy and safe; but what do you do as a parent when not just one, but both your children are diagnosed with a chronic illness like diabetes, as well as your spouse, and all within a relatively short amount of time?

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  • Research


    UK researchers use imaging technique to predict dementia status in adults with Down syndrome

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 10, 2016) — Researchers at the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging found that magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS), a noninvasive imaging technique, might help distinguish between people with Down syndrome who have dementia and those who do not.

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    Novel intervention helps adolescents dealing with substance abuse

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 21, 2016) — In Kentucky, substance use by adolescents, rates of tobacco use, binge drinking and use of other drugs are higher than the national average. A unique University of Kentucky program is working to help adolescents during health and recovery from substance abuse by connecting them with someone who has been in their shoes. 

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    Motivated by personal experience, scientist seeks answers about spinal cord injury 

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 15, 2016)

    Dr. Sasha Rabchevsky and his research team

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  • Awards


    UK HealthCare is No. 1 in Kentucky in Latest U.S. News Best Hospitals Rankings

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 2, 2016) — UK HealthCare’s University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital is No. 1 in Kentucky in the U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals Rankings released today. It also is the only hospital in the state rated as High Performing in cancer.              

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    UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging receives $8.25 million to continue Alzheimer's research

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 1, 2016) — The University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Alzheimer's Disease Center (ADC) has been awarded an $8.25 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue and further research and clinical initiatives geared toward treating Alzheimer's disease.

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    UK named one of "Top Hospitals with Great Oncology Programs" by Becker's Hospital Review

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 26, 2016) — The University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital is one of the nation’s “100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs” in Becker’s Hospital Review magazine's recently released compilation of leading cancer care providers in the United States. 

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  • Distinctions


    UK HealthCare's Christopher Doty recognized for resident education work

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 15, 2016) — UK HealthCare's Dr. Christopher Doty was awarded the Joe Lex Educator Award by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM) at the 22nd annual Scientific Assembly.
     
    The Joe Lex Educator of the Year Award is named after long-time emergency medicine educator, Dr. Joe Lex, recognizing an individual...

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    Kyprianou named 2016 Urology Care Foundation Distinguished Research Scholar Alumna

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 29, 2016) — Dr. Natasha Kyprianou has been chosen as the 2016 Urology Care Foundation Distinguished Research Scholar Alumna. The award recognizes those in the urologic community who have compiled significant and substantial research and demonstrated academic leadership as well as a commitment to scholarship to advance urology care.  

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    Williams named to advisory board of Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 14, 2016) 

    Dr. Mark Williams

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