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
Lisa Cassis, PhD, UK vice president for research
Written by Lisa Cassis, PhD, UK vice president for research.
If you’ve driven along Virginia Avenue in Lexington, toward the main UK campus, you’ve probably seen the steel skeleton of the new research building under construction. This is Research Building 2, or RB2, a precious resource and a ...more
Written by Jay Blanton, executive director of UK Public Relations & Marketing.
Colorectal cancer incidence rates have declined by 25 percent in Kentucky in less than 10 years. Death rates have dropped by 30 percent.
Among other reasons, screenings have increased significantly, led by University of Kentucky and UK HealthCare researchers along with changes in state policy.
It’s one ...more