While managing her sobriety, returning to the workforce and enduring a grueling legal process to reunite with her children, Missy couldn’t imagine a day without cigarettes.
After finishing a six-year prison sentence in January, she was determined to get her life back in order. In the spring, she completed a substance abuse rehabilitation program at the ...more
Researchers at the UK Center for Health Services Research (CHSR) will use a $4.5 million award to address the health-related social needs of vulnerable patients across the Commonwealth.
The award comes from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and establishes the Kentucky Consortium for Accountable Health Communities (KC-AHC).
Over the next five years, principal investigator ...more
UK President Eli Capilouto on Friday announced that the Dr. Mark F. Newman, the leader of one of the country’s largest and most renowned academic physician practice plans, will be UK’s new executive vice president for health affairs (EVPHA). He will begin his post at UK in October.
Dr. Mark F. Newman
Dr. Newman is a native ...more
This Sunday is National Cancer Survivors Day, an annual event that encourages those who have survived cancer to celebrate milestones and supports patients and families currently going through treatment.
At the UK Markey Cancer Center, we have a specialized program just for cancer survivors that offers support and resources to help navigate the complicated and often-overwhelming aspects of life after treatment.
Cancer Survivorship ...more
Phyllis Wilson knows all too well the devastating impact Alzheimer's disease can have on an individual and the family.
Growing up, Wilson watched Alzheimer’s disease take her mother’s life. Her painful memories of watching her suffer from the symptoms of the disease remain with her to this day. When she first started noticing signs of the disease ...more