Entries by UK HealthCare

Video: New campus will help shape future of healthcare in Ky.

This time next year, the inaugural class of medical students at the new UK College of Medicine-Bowling Green campus will be attending their first course, kicking off an exciting new opportunity for future Kentucky clinicians. In June, officials broke ground on a new facility at The Medical Center in Bowling Green, which will be home […]

UK, Cincinnati Children’s team up to help 11-year-old with painful illness

Perched on an examination table at the Kentucky Clinic, Mackenzee Walters revealed a collection of bruises and scrapes on her knees – the traces of trampoline topples and skateboarding scuffs. The 11-year-old shrugged off the purple blemishes while reviewing her summer routine with Kentucky Children’s Hospital (KCH) pediatric gastroenterologist Dr. George Fuchs. These were minor battle […]

Shoulder specialist, researcher joins UK Sports Medicine team

UK Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine welcomed shoulder specialist Dr. Carolyn Hettrich to the team earlier this summer. Hettrich will see patients, take care of UK athletes and conduct research. Originally from Portland, Ore., Hettrich has studied and worked across the country. She completed her undergraduate studies in Los Angeles at Pomona College and went to medical […]

Video: Take a tour of the Sports Medicine Research Institute

Written by Lisa Cassis, PhD, UK vice president for research. The new UK Sports Medicine Research Institute, or SMRI, is a state-of-the-art, multidisciplinary facility that will allow UK researchers to study injury prevention and performance for professional and collegiate athletes, the tactical athletes of the U.S. military, and physically active people of all ages. Watch the video […]

Improving elder care through physician-pharmacist teamwork

A new study from UK researchers shows that when physicians and pharmacists work together more closely, care for elderly patients can be improved. The findings, published in Alzheimer’s Research and Therapy, show the value of physician-pharmacist teams in providing more coordinated care for elderly patients, especially as it relates to prescription medications. As people age, […]