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UK College of Medicine Presents Awards to Outstanding Class of 2020 Members

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine would like to congratulate two standout graduating medical students for their exemplary work in pursuit of their education, leading them to receive the college’s...

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Posted - May 19Read More

Northern Kentucky Campus Selects UK College of Medicine Alumna as New Assistant Dean

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is excited to announce its selection of a highly qualified alumna to serve as assistant dean of its Northern Kentucky Campus. Meredith Landorf, MD ’01, will...

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Posted - May 18Read More

Course Variety in MSMS Program Helped Courtney Kelson Find Her Calling

With the intention of eventually pursuing a career in medicine, Georgia native Courtney Kelson earned her bachelor’s degree in biological sciences from Georgia State University. But after learning the full...

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Posted - May 18Read More

Marc and Taylor Kai Continue Medical Education Journey Together

When the clock struck noon on Match Day in March, medical students across the nation simultaneously learned where they would complete their residency. For Marc Kai and Taylor Kai, they were matched to the same...

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Posted - May 14Read More

Timothy Berg's Lifetime Prep for Career as a Surgeon

By the UK College of MedicineClick here for From the Dean's Desk Blog (Dean Robert S. DiPaola, MD) When he’s in the operating room, learning alongside University of Kentucky College of Medicine attending...

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Posted - May 11Read More

Sara Kesh Makes Lifestyle Changes to be Role Model for Future Patients

Comparing pictures from her White Coat ceremony, and one of herself now, Sara Kesh sees a totally different person.Since starting her medical school journey at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine,...

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Posted - May 4Read More

Class of 2020 Feature: Leo Yenwongfai Pursues Childhood Dream

Leonard (Leo) Yenwongfai was just 5 years old when he officially solidified his plans to become a doctor. It was after a conversation he had with a physician who was taking care of a family member at the time...

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Posted - Apr 20Read More

Class of 2020 Feature: Connor Appelman Serves Others through Medicine

Connor Appelman, a Maysville, Ky., native, knew from an early age that he wanted to attend medical school just 65 miles down U.S. 68 at the University of Kentucky. As he puts it, he has always bled blue.“I’m...

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Posted - Apr 13Read More

UK Medical Students Pitch in to Help Others amid COVID-19 Pandemic

BOWLING GREEN CAMPUS STUDENTS COLLECT ITEMS FOR SENIOR CITIZENSIt was after a recent call to her grandfather when Claire Ottman realized just how vulnerable senior citizens were, not only to COVID-19, but also...

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Posted - Mar 24Read More

Dr. Eseosa Ighodaro Leading the Way in the College of Medicine's MD/PhD Program

As a young student who was proficient in science, Dr. Eseosa Ighodaro, always saw herself pursuing a career in medicine. But it wasn’t until applying to medical school that she discovered there was another...

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Posted - Feb 24Read More

Dr. Stoops Elected President of National Group Dedicated to Addressing Drug Abuse

William W. Stoops, PhD, professor within the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, has been elected as president of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD), the longest standing group in the U....

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Posted - Feb 12Read More

College of Medicine grad triumphs through tragedy to inspire next generation

As the oldest girl of nine children, Jazmyne Barney always knew she served an important role in her family. She was the “mom of the sibling group,” as she calls it, and because of this, she felt she had the...

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Posted - Dec 20Read More

Navy Officers Find Bond as 'Wildcats'

Capt. Eric Stedje-Larsen, MD, and Cmdr. Ryan Phillips, MD, had worked with one another in the Navy for years, but on opposite sides of the country, Dr. Stedje-Larsen on the east coast in Portsmouth, Va., and...

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Posted - Nov 8Read More

College of Medicine Faculty Named 'Emerging Leaders' by AAHPM

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is proud to share that two of our faculty members, Lindsay Ragsdale, MD, and Jessica McFarlin, MD, have been named Emerging Leaders in Hospice and Palliative...

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Posted - Oct 30Read More

Future Physicians Participating in Global Health Challenge Video Competition Ask for Your Vote

Three first-year medical students from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine who have a passion for expanding health care access have produced an original and creative video, “Nosotros Para Vosotros...

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Posted - Apr 7Read More

Markey Cancer Center Director Speaks to Alumni

The Greater Louisville University of Kentucky Alumni Club, in corporate partnership with Central Bank and sponsored by UK HealthCare, presents an evening with Dr. Mark Evers, director of the UK Markey Cancer...

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Posted - Apr 7Read More