Dr. Michael Karpf, UK's executive vice president for health affairs, was given the Kentucky Hospital Association's highest award last week in honor of his exceptional service to UK HealthCare, the community, the state and the association.
Karpf was given the KHA's Distinguished Service Award on May 19 during the 88th Annual KHA Convention in Lexington. Since ...more
Women who have suffered from sexual or physical abuse often have residual muscle tension and pain, a symptom of extended stress and activity within the body. Now, two UK researchers are studying how a smartphone app could help these women manage chronic pain.
Charles Carlson, the Robert H. and Anna B. Culton Endowed Professor in the ...more
Dr. Brittany Smalls, an assistant professor in the UK Center for Health Services Research, has been selected as a scholar in the 2017-18 Programs to Increase Diversity among Individuals Engaged in Health-Related Research Advanced Health Disparities Research Training program.
As a scholar for this program, Smalls will receive advanced training that facilitates successful team science and ...more
On Sunday, patients, medical center staff and doctors, donors, and UK HealthCare leaders came together to dedicate the new Shriners Hospitals for Children Medical Center – Lexington facility, which opened earlier this spring on the UK HealthCare campus.
While healthcare providers at Shriners Medical Center and Kentucky Children's Hospital have collaborated for decades, the opening of ...more
Written by Shaista Vally, OD, an optometrist at UK Advanced Eye Care.
Dr. Shaista Vally
The weather is warming up, and sunshine, swimming and the great outdoors are on everyone’s mind. While there is a lot of fun to be had in the summer, we must also consider how to adequately protect our eyes and skin, which can ...more