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CRVAW and CCTS Launch Collaborative Pilot Program

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 10, 2021) — A new program supported by the University of Kentucky’s Center for Research on Violence Against Women (CRVAW) and Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) will...

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College of Medicine Recognized for Diversity and Inclusion Efforts with Prestigious Award

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine has received the 2021 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest...

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"Please, get the vaccine." What you should know about COVID-19 and pregnancy

September 16, 2021 / In Children, Our People, Patient Stories, Women’s Health / By UK HealthCarePregnant people with COVID-19 are at increased risk for severe illness, increased risk for premature birth, and...

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UK Center for Research on Violence Against Women to Host National Conference

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 20, 2021) — This fall, the University of Kentucky Center for Research on Violence Against Women (CRVAW) will host its third national conference on issues relevant to campus climate and...

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Lt. Gov. Coleman, Female Legislators Highlight UK’s Ovarian Cancer Screening Program

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 2, 2021) — As part of National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, Kentucky Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman and several of Kentucky’s female legislators joined UK HealthCare to highlight the long...

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4 Faculty Honored as Excellent Undergraduate Research Mentors

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 14, 2021) — The University of Kentucky Office of Undergraduate Research recently awarded four faculty members for their exemplary commitment to undergraduate research mentoring."...

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UK Undergrads Earn Unparalleled Research Experience as ‘First Authors’

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 7, 2021) — As a Research I institution, the University of Kentucky offers its students opportunities to engage in research across all disciplines — and those opportunities aren’t just...

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BIRCWH Program Accepting Applications for Women's Health Research

LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 2, 2021) — The University of Kentucky Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH) program is now accepting applications for scholars and associates interested...

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Morehead Obstetrics Gynecology Team Donates Blankets to Domestic Violence Shelter

In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, the obstetric gynecology team at UK Morehead Women’s Healthcare donated blankets to D.O.V.E.S. (Domestic Violence Emergency Shelter), which...

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Posted - Nov 11Read More

On Veterans Day, We Honor Those Who Serve

Veterans Day is a time to recognize individuals who have made the honorable decision to protect our country's freedom through military service. Below, we are honoring four of our of our very own faculty...

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Posted - Nov 11Read More

SOPS, OTC Announce Winners of Postdoctoral Pitch Competition Sponsored by UKIC, VPR

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 18, 2020) — The University of Kentucky Society of Postdoctoral Scholars (SOPS) hosted their first Research Pitch Competition where 19 postdocs and fellows showcased their research with one...

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Dr. Emily Cunningham is one of this year’s UK Alumni Association Great Teacher recipients.

‘Great Teacher’ Emily Cunningham Models Patient Care and Student Success

Six of the University of Kentucky’s passionate and accomplished educators were recently surprised by student nominators and the UK Alumni Association as 2020 Great Teacher Award recipients.Dr. Emily Cunningham...

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UK 'Great Teachers' Excel As Educators — Listeners and Mentors, Too

What makes a good teacher a great one? University of Kentucky students were eager to share their opinions about the best teacher in their lives, nominating them for one of the most esteemed awards on campus....

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Study Links Smoking During Pregnancy With Increase in Obesity Later in Baby's Life

University of Kentucky researchers have identified a potential cellular mechanism that connects a mother's smoking while pregnant with an increased risk in the offspring's obesity later in life. Obesity is...

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Posted - Jan 16Read More

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...

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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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