We sat down with Dr. Vishwas Talkwalkar, a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon at Kentucky Children’s Hospital and Shriners Hospitals for Children Medical Center – Lexington, for our latest Making the Rounds interview. Dr. Talwalkar is a native Kentuckian and grew up right here in Lexington. Today, he specializes in treating a variety of orthopaedic concerns in […]
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UK HealthCare is the hospitals and clinics of the University of Kentucky. But it is so much more. It is 9,000 people – physicians, nurses, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals – all dedicated to providing the most advanced, most effective care available, not just in Kentucky but anywhere.
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When Alexis Johnson, a 22-year-old avid equestrian and resident of Versailles, Ky., prepares to jump with her horse Joey in competition, she is keenly focused on what lies before her. There are no distractions, no nerves and no fear. Everything around her is in shades of gray, and the only sound she hears is the […]
The National Institutes of Health has awarded a five-year, $2.88 million grant to UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging researcher Ai-Ling Lin to study a drug’s potential to prevent Alzheimer’s disease. Lin, an assistant professor at the Sanders-Brown Center, hopes to demonstrate that low doses of Rapamycin, a drug commonly used in organ transplantation, can restore […]
UK Markey Cancer Center researcher Jessica Blackburn, PhD, will conduct innovative pediatric cancer research with the help of a prestigious National Institutes of Health’s New Innovator Award, a grant totaling $1.5 million over five years. Blackburn, who came to UK from Harvard University in 2015, runs a basic science laboratory using zebrafish as an animal […]
Written by Dr. Reese Randle, an endocrine surgeon at UK HealthCare. There’s a reason your mother always told you to finish your milk: it’s a good source of calcium, one of the most important and common minerals in your body. Calcium’s benefits are widespread. It helps keep your bones and teeth strong, and also helps […]
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and we caught up with Dr. Emily Marcinkowski, a surgical oncologist who specializes in breast cancer, for our latest Making the Rounds interview. Dr. Marcinkowski joined the Comprehensive Breast Care Center at the UK Markey Cancer Center after completing a fellowship at the City of Hope National Medical Center […]
October is here, and if you’re like most parents, you’ll soon be putting together your children’s Halloween costumes. When you do, keep these tips in mind: Think safety Masks can obstruct visibility and make it difficult for your child to breathe. If you can, opt for makeup instead. If your child does wear a mask, […]
Written by Dr. George Fuchs, a pediatric gastroenterologist at Kentucky Children’s Hospital. The pancreas is an organ that serves two main functions: it produces enzymes that aid digestion and it produces insulin, a hormone that controls blood sugar levels. When the pancreas becomes inflamed, it can wreak havoc on the body. This disease is known […]
In honor of National Midwifery Week, we asked certified nurse midwife Joanne Burris of the UK Midwife Clinic a few questions about midwifery as well as the care and services offered at the UK Midwife Clinic. UK HealthCare is proud to work in collaboration with the midwives at the UK Midwife Clinic. The partnership began […]
For our latest Making the Rounds interview, we had a chance to talk with urologist Dr. Shubham Gupta. Dr. Gupta is one of the region’s leading reconstructive urologists and also helps genitourinary cancer patients recover from complications stemming from treatment. Why did you decide to pursue medicine as a career? My father is a physician, […]
- Auditorium is renamed in honor of Dr. Michael Karpf and his wife, Ellen
- Listen: Dr. Mark Newman talks about coming home to Kentucky
- New sports physical therapy residency program begins at UK
- UK team aims to create software that predicts your heart’s future
- What is narrative medicine? Our expert explains.