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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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Posted - Oct 18Read More

National Hispanic Heritage Month: Q&A with Carlos Marin

National Hispanic Heritage Month is observed Sept. 15 – Oct. 15. In the following Q&A, Carlos Marin, assistant dean for community and cultural engagement, discusses what the month means to him and what he...

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Posted - Oct 4Read More

Medical Student Receives Herbert W. Nickens Medical Student Scholarship

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is excited to share that Kaylin Batey, a third-year medical student, has received the 2021 Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Herbert W. Nickens...

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Posted - Aug 30Read More

2020 Holiday Closing Schedule

Happy Holidays! Please see below the dates that each of the Central and Regional AHEC offices will be be closed for the holiday season: CENTRAL OFFICES UK/Lexington December 21, 2020 to January 1, 2021 U of...

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Posted - Nov 20Read More

Researchers Awarded $2.6 Million to Engage 'Citizen Scientists' to Reduce Radon Exposure in Rural Areas

Researchers in the University of Kentucky College of Nursing’s BREATHE (Bridging Research Efforts and Advocacy Toward Healthy Environments), in conjunction with the Kentucky Geological Survey, the UK College...

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Posted - May 4Read 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

At just 20 years old, Hazard native Ana Stone has already earned a bachelor's degree and is currently in the Physician Assistant Studies program in the UK College of Health Sciences.

20-Year-Old Health Sciences Grad Student Makes Her Dreams Wildly Possible

Ana Stone is an achiever. At only 20-years-old, she’s already graduated with her bachelor’s degree in medical laboratory science and is now a member of the University of Kentucky College of Health Sciences'...

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Posted - Feb 11Read More

25th Anniversary Voluntary Faculty Conference

Community health professionals who dedicate their time as a University of Kentucky appointed Voluntary Faculty are, in part, preparing students to deliver health care to Kentucky. These providers are a...

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Posted - May 8Read More

2018 College of Medicine Convocation Award

Each year the College of Medicine and the UK Area Health Education Center recognize a voluntary faculty preceptor that demonstrates commitment to providing quality education for UK medical students. Selection...

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Posted - Nov 13Read More

2016 Voluntary Faculty Preceptor Award

Each year the UK Area Health Education Center recognizes a medical provider that is identified via student evaluations as an outstanding preceptor for their dedication to the voluntary faculty program. ...

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Posted - Oct 17Read More

2016 Summer Camp Recap

This past summer, the University of Kentucky Area Health Education Center (AHEC) sponsored the four-week Summer Enrichment Program Camp for rising high school juniors and the two-week Health Researchers Youth...

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Posted - Oct 4Read More

Appalachian Health and Well-Being Forum Focuses on Southeastern Kentucky

As Southeastern Kentucky works to address well-documented and long-standing regional disparities in health and well-being, scientists from the University of Kentucky and the National Institute of Environmental...

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Posted - Aug 4Read More

From AHEC Health Career Campers to Wildcats

Established in 2005, the Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Pipeline Program works to further the interest of students in health professions. One of the goals of AHEC is to increase the number of health care...

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Posted - Jun 17Read More

How Medical Students Learn in Swaziland

The Community Faculty Program at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine hosted its 22nd Annual Community Faculty Conference for community faculty, campus faculty colleagues, administration,...

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Posted - Apr 15Read More

Former UK AHEC camper Stella Achenjang on "Global Health" winning team!

Global Health Case Competition Tackles Child Obesity in Mexico

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Posted - Mar 16Read More

AHEC Summer Camp Applications Open to High School Sophomore, Juniors Interested in Health Careers

The University of Kentucky Area Health Education Center (AHEC) is now accepting applications for its 2016 Summer Health Career programs for high school-age students aspiring to enter the health profession....

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Posted - Jan 14Read More