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KEHA Marks 40 Years of Support for UK Ovarian Cancer Research

A fundraising effort that began with an impassioned plea from one extension homemaker to her peers has positively impacted Kentucky women and the University of Kentucky for the past 40 years.The late Virginia...

Tags - Research, community health and involvement, obstetrics

Posted - Oct 4Read More

PATHways Program Demonstrates Success of Evidence-based, Collaborative Approaches to Perinatal Opioid Treatment

After years outside of Kentucky, Dr. Agatha Critchfield returned to her home state to find a patient population inundated with opioid use disorders. As an obstetrician at UK HealthCare, Critchfield was...

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Posted - Apr 19Read More

30 Years and Going Strong: Markey's Van Nagell on the Legacy of the Ovarian Cancer Screening Program

As a native of Oldham County, the University of Kentucky has always been close to Dr. John van Nagell's heart.To begin his medical career, van Nagell went Northeast to earn an undergraduate degree at Harvard...

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Posted - Mar 27Read More

She Almost Skipped a Routine Exam, But Didn't – And It Saved Her Life

While battling a cold and trying to prepare for her daughter's college graduation party the next day, Claudia Hall considered bailing out of her annual checkup with her gynecologist in early May 2014. With all...

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Posted - Mar 14Read More

UK Researchers Report Connection between Intimate Partner Violence and Barriers to Cancer Recovery

https://uknow.uky.edu/research/uk-researchers-report-connection-between-...

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Posted - Feb 23Read More

Ann Coker to Give Presentation on Link Between Violence Against Women and Cancer

Ann Coker, professor in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and Verizon Wireless Endowed Chair in the UK Center for Research on Violence Against Women (CRVAW), will host a presentation this Tuesday...

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Posted - Jan 13Read More

PCOS Affects One in 10 Women, May Be Linked to Other Serious Diseases

Despite its name, polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) isn’t actually a disease of the ovary. PCOS got its name after researchers and clinicians in the 1930s associated abnormalities in ovarian function and...

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Posted - Jan 20Read More

UK Researcher Leads Global Team of Scientists Exploring the Processes that Propel Ovulation

During a woman's menstrual cycle, ovulation is the critical mid-point when an egg is released and fertilization can occur. Women's health providers have long understood that a woman's best chances of becoming...

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Posted - Nov 10Read More

UK's Arts In Healthcare Program Announces Holiday Programming

Everyone wants to be home for the holidays. Unfortunately, hospital patients don't have that luxury. For those who are unable to enjoy the comforts of a holiday at home, the UK Arts in Healthcare program has...

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Posted - Dec 2Read More

Alzheimer’s Disease Trial at UK is First of its Kind Worldwide

A new clinical trial being conducted at the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) and the UK Alzheimer’s Disease Center (ADC) may signal new hope in the future for those who might be...

Tags - UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, Alzheimer's research

Posted - Dec 2Read More

Dr. Ronan Tynan to Speak, Perform at Sanders-Brown Dinner Nov. 11

Singer, physician, athlete and inspirational speaker Dr. Ronan Tynan is no stranger to adversity. When Tynan was 20, his legs had to be amputated below the knee after an auto accident caused serious...

Tags - UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, 490, Invited Speaker Seminar

Posted - Nov 5Read More

Ambati Receives Junius-Kuhnt Award

Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati, professor and vice chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, received the Junius-Kuhnt Award from the University of...

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Posted - Nov 1Read More

First Lady, Ky. Legislators Highlight Importance of Ovarian Cancer Screening

To draw attention to the importance of ovarian cancer screening, Kentucky First Lady Jane Beshear joined Kentucky’s female legislators to highlight results from the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center'...

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Posted - Oct 23Read More

UK HealthCare Named ‘Rising Star’ Hospital by University HealthSystem Consortium

University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC), an alliance of the nation’s leading nonprofit academic medical centers, has named UK HealthCare among the 2013 recipients of the Rising Star Award during the UHC...

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Posted - Oct 18Read More

Clinical Education Research Day Highlights Research Activities, Opportunities

The University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science will host the 2nd Annual UK Clinical Research Education Day on Friday, Oct. 25, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the UK Chandler Hospital,...

Tags - Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Clinical

Posted - Oct 16Read More

OB/GYN Post-Doctoral Student Receives Top Honor

Dr. Linah Al-Alem is a postdoctoral scholar in the Curry lab. Originally from Jordan, she has a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Jordan and a Master’s degree in Clinical...

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Posted - Oct 7Read More