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Tetsuhiro Yasuma, postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the UK College of Medicine, has been selected to receive the 2014 Fight for Sight Postdoctoral Award from Fight for Sight, a non-profit organization that promotes eye research by providing pilot funding to promising new researchers.
For University of Kentucky radiation oncologist Dr. Jonathan Feddock, the Ironman competition is about more than achieving a personal goal – Feddock, an accomplished triathlete, is using his athletic talents at next month's Louisville Ironman to help provide better care for the cancer patients he treats.
Most people hear the word "artifact" and think of amazing discoveries archeologists find while digging deep in the Earth. But for Gill Heart Institute faculty Dr. Vincent Sorrell and Dr. Steve Leung, finding artifacts means a challenge.
Eastern Kentucky faces some of the highest rates of cancer incidence and mortality in the nation, but two hospitals in the Appalachian Regional Healthcare (ARH) system are stepping up the fight against cancer. Williamson ARH Hospital in South Williamson, Ky., and Harlan ARH Hospital announced a new affiliation with the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center, the state's first and only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center.
Good nutrition is critical during cancer treatment, but side effects of chemotherapy and radiation can often cause patients to lose their appetites at a time when they need sustenance the most. As a registered dietitian at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center, Rachel Miller does all she can to help patients get the nutrition and calories they need.
October 20-26, 2013
HQW highlights the work of healthcare quality and patient safety professionals and their influence on improved patient care outcomes and healthcare delivery systems. Learn more about the National Association for Healthcare Quality »
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