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Dr. Barbara Phillips Named CHEST President-Elect

The American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) has announced that Dr. Barbara Phillips, professor of pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and medical...

Tags - Sleep Disorder, Internal Medicine

Posted - Nov 10Read More

Couple Balances Teaching, Healing & Parenting

 University of Kentucky College of Medicine assistant professors Dr. Angela Korrect Webb, and her husband, Dr. Jonathan Webb, have ties to the University of Kentucky that go back to when they first began...

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Posted - Nov 7Read More

COPD Patient Returns to Active Lifestyle Thanks to Pulmonary Rehabilitation

In the waiting room at the UK HealthCare's Pulmonary Rehabilitation Clinic sits a large binder labelled "Success Stories." Inside are pages and pages of testimony from patients who discovered a renewed quality...

Tags - Internal Medicine, COPD, UK HealthCare

Posted - Sep 12Read More

Meyer-van der Westhuyzen Study of Oxidized LDL Shows Early Promise For Treatment of Heart Disease

A team of investigators has made a thought-provoking discovery about a type of cholesterol previously believed to be a "bad guy" in the development of heart disease and other conditions. Jason Meyer, a...

Tags - Lipid Research, Saha Cardiovascular Research Center

Posted - Sep 4Read More

Griffith Elected to National Medical Honor Society Board of Directors

Alpha Omega Alpha, the national medical honor society, has elected Dr. Charles “Chipper” H. Griffith III, senior associate dean for medical education at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, as a...

Tags - Faculty, Medical Education, Awards and Recognition, AOA

Posted - Aug 18Read More

NIH Awards Prestigious "Pathway to Independence Award"

Prabhakara R Nagareddy, a scientist with the Saha Cardiovascular Research Institute at the University of Kentucky, has received a prestigious K99/R00 award from the National Institutes of Health. Also known as...

Tags - Saha Cardiovascular Research Center, Cardiovascular Medicine, Awards and Recognition

Posted - Jul 31Read More

UK Doctor Competing in Triathlon to Benefit His Cancer Patients

The Louisville Ironman – a triathlon consisting of a 2.4-mile swim in the Ohio River, a 112-mile bike ride, and a 26.2-mile run – is a competition that would test even the toughest of wills. But for...

Tags - Faculty, Markey Cancer Center

Posted - Jul 28Read More

High-Risk Heart Procedure Allows Lexington Mother to Return to Active Lifestyle

Dr. Samy-Claude Elayi loves doing victory dances.  "It is a real blessing to wake up and enjoy doing a job that I am so passionate about,” said the physician-electrophysiologist at UK HealthCare's Gill Heart...

Tags - Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Gill Heart Institute

Posted - Jun 27Read More

Program Provides Professional, Personal Development for Researchers in Women's Health

New researchers in any field face challenges--limited research experience, competing demands for time, diminished levels of and increased competition for funding. Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in...

Tags - BIRCWH, Women's Health

Posted - Jun 19Read More

Study Finds Link Between Low BMI, Higher Mortality Rates in Patients with Fatty Liver Disease

Research conducted by Dr. Paul Angulo, section chief of hepatology in the Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition at the University of Kentucky Department of Internal Medicine, has found that patients...

Tags - Internal Medicine, Digestive Health Program

Posted - May 6Read More

"Big Blue Family" VIDEO: Feddock Brothers Share Desire for Discovery

Though Christopher and Jonathan Feddock practice in two completely different UK HealthCare areas, both physicians contribute to discovery everyday.    Associate Program Director for Internal Medicine-...

Tags - Internal Medicine, Faculty

Posted - Apr 29Read More

Silent Auction Benefits Shoulder to Shoulder Clinic in Ecuador

The University of Kentucky Chapter of the International Federation of Medical Student Associations (IFMSA) will host the 10th annual Art of Healing silent auction on Wednesday, April 2. The auction will be...

Tags - Medical Education, Auction

Posted - Apr 2Read More

UK HealthCare Physicians Named to Best Doctors in America Listing for 2014

More than 100 UK HealthCare physicians affiliated with University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital, Kentucky Children's Hospital and UK HealthCare Good Samaritan Hospital appear on the Best Doctors in...

Tags - Awards and Recognition, UK HealthCare, Clinical

Posted - Feb 20Read More

CROWD Lets You Give Back Through Participation in Clinical Research

Many Kentuckians join the crowds of fans at University of Kentucky athletic events. The UK Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) hopes that just as many people will "Be Part of the CROWD" - the ...

Tags - Center for Clinical and Translational Science

Posted - Feb 12Read More

Williams Named Director of UK Center for Health Services Research

Dr. Mark V. Williams, the new director for the University of Kentucky Center for Health Services Research, has a clear vision for the multidisciplinary research center: Applying research to optimize care....

Tags - Center for Health Services Research, Biomedical, 490

Posted - Feb 4Read More

Bastos-Carvalho Receives Bayer Grant

Ana Bastos-Carvalho, a visiting scholar in the Ambati research group in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, received the Global Ophthalmology...

Tags - Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, 490

Posted - Jan 13Read More