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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

Dr. Greg Davis joins The Murder Police Podcast

Homicide detectives have quietly called themselves “the murder police” for years. Never as a point of bragging or arrogance (two things actually rare in a profession that serves up humility daily), but a...

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Posted - Sep 24Read More

UK Computer Scientist Brings Tech Expertise to New Alliance

The innate ability of Cody Bumgardner, PhD, to work with computer systems was evident in high school. Computers were being installed in one of his school’s first computer labs, and when workers unboxed the...

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Posted - Aug 16Read More

AIM Alliance Letter of Award

Dr. Cody Bumgardner, Director of the Pathology Informatics Division is a Co-Director of the newly funded Artificial Intelligence in Medicine (AIM) Alliance Team. This alliance is a collaboration between...

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Posted - Jul 27Read More

Dr. Leo Yenwongfai selected for "NAME Case of the Week"

Five days after presenting an interesting autopsy case at weekly Follow-up Conference, Dr. Yenwongfai submitted the case to the National Association of Medical Examiners’ “Case of the Week” series and was...

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Posted - Jul 14Read More

Congratulations to the Apheresis Center Team!

Congratulations! The Apheresis Center team, under the direction of Dr. Alex Fenwick, has ranked in the top 5% nationally for Q3 in FY21 based on their patient experience survey scores! All domains scored at...

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Posted - Jul 1Read More

Dr. Derek Allison Featured as 'Rising Star in Cytology' in ACS Journal

Derek Allison, MD, assistant professor in the department of pathology and laboratory medicine, was interviewed for a spotlight in the American Cancer Society's "Cancer Cytopathology" medical journal.Click here...

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Posted - May 13Read More

Dr. Alison Woodworth Named President of AACC Academy!

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine congratulates Dr. Alison Woodworth on her election to President of the American Association of Clinical Chemistry (AACC) Academy beginning in August, 2021....

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Posted - Apr 22Read More

UK Pathology Residency Core Curriculum Highlighted in Cancer Cytopathology

Congratulations to the following pathology faculty members for creating good news during the time of COVID:Dr. Janna Neltner and Dr. Therese Bocklage were recently recognized for their Pathology Core...

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Posted - Mar 25Read More

'Behind the Blue': Dr. Peter Nelson Discusses UK’s Leading Efforts on Alzheimer’s and Dementia Research

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 20, 2020) — The statistics on Alzheimer’s and dementia inducing brain disease are frightening to look at, and unlike research into cancer and heart disease, researchers have often been...

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Posted - Nov 20Read More

UK’s Sanders-Brown, Penn Researchers Provide Insights into Newly Characterized Form of Dementia

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 25, 2020) — Working with their colleagues at the University of Pennsylvania, researchers at the University of Kentucky have found that they can differentiate between subtypes of dementia...

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Posted - Aug 25Read More

#TogetherUKY: A Thank You to UK HealthCare's Clinical Laboratory Employees

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 10, 2020) — On and off campus, members of our UK community are working to ensure that the university can keep its promise to our state — to educate, serve, research and heal. That's why...

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Posted - Aug 13Read More

Important Dementia Studies Continuing at UK Despite Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic

LEXINGTON, Ky.  (July 30, 2020) —The COVID-19 pandemic brought many things to a screeching halt and continues to impact our daily lives. However, important research at the University of Kentucky’s Sanders-...

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Posted - Jul 30Read 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

Welcome Our New Residents

Please join us in welcoming our 2020-2021 pathology residents!Juanita Ferreira graduated from China Medical University in 2012 with her MBBS and in 2016 with her M.Med from China Medical University. Juanita’s...

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Posted - Mar 31Read More

UK Researcher Makes 'Top Science Stories of 2019' List by Discover Magazine

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 16, 2020) — An international group of experts led by Dr. Peter Nelson, a neuropathologist at the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, is being recognized as one of the top...

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Posted - Jan 29Read More