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Jonathan Davies holding a sign that says, "I matched with Surgery."

UK Medicine Grad’s Nontraditional Path Prepares Him for Next Steps

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 13, 2022) — While completing his undergraduate degree at the University of Kentucky, Jonathan Davies found himself at a crossroads. He had stretched himself too thin with involvement in...

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Markey Cancer Center Director B. Mark Evers, M.D., photographed March 2, 2022. Mark Cornelison | UK Photo

BLOG: Cancer in Kentucky: Why Research Matters - By Dr. Mark Evers

This blog is written by B. Mark Evers, M.D., Director of the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center, in recognition of National Cancer Research Month.Click here for UKnow articleWe would swing for hours...

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Dr. Hall and Dr. Xenos Elected to the University Senate

The UK College of Medicine is excited to announce that Sarah Hall, MD, PhD, and Eleftherios Xenos, MD, PhD, have been elected to represent the college on the University Senate.The University Senate is the...

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Eddie Grimes (center) has built great relationships with his UK HealthCare care team over the past 29 years. Hilary Brown | UK Photo

UKnow - UK Patient’s Heart Keeps Him Strong 29 Years After Transplant

By Dani JaffeClick here to go to original UKnow article“It was six days,” said Eddie Grimes’ son, Glenn. “That’s what I remember. They gave him six days to live.”In March of 1993, 53-year-old Sharpsburg...

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UK HealthCare welcomes Dr. David A. Rodeberg as professor and chief of Pediatric Surgery

The University of Kentucky Department of Surgery and UK HealthCare are pleased to welcome David A. Rodeberg, MD, FACS, a nationally celebrated Pediatric Surgeon, to its providers.In addition to his surgical...

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ArtsCAFE Public Event: The Body in Pleasure, The Body in Pain

The Body in Pleasure, The Body in Pain Saturday, April 16 from 2p-3:30pZoom only: Register: https://bit.ly/ArtsCAFEtalk Explore the significance and influence of the body on culture over time. How do we...

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Congratulations to the Inaugural Winners of the College of Medicine MVPE Awards

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is pleased to announce the faculty, staff, and learner winners of the inaugural Mission, Vision, Pillar, and Enabler Awards.These awards are new for the college...

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Dozens of UK medical students match into surgery-related residency programs on Match Day

During Match Day 2022 in mid-March, 27 graduating students from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine matched into several Surgery-related residency programs. Of those 27, University of Kentucky...

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With a National Shortage of Donor Blood, UK Physicians Ask for Donations

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 9, 2022) — On a typical day inside the blood bank at the University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital, the refrigerators are well-stocked with shelves of donated blood – a lifeline...

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Collaborative VA-UK surgery project wins in national “Shark Tank” pitch competition

By Josh ShepherdA proposal for standardizing Operating Room (OR) setups was among the top 10 winners in the Shark Tank pitch competition at the 2021 Veteran’s Health Administration (VHA) Innovation Experience...

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Surgery, Biomedical Engineering departments promote research collaborations at special grand rounds

By Josh ShepherdFaculty from the UK Departments of Surgery and Biomedical Engineering provided general reviews of past and ongoing collaborative research initiatives at a special Surgery Grand Rounds...

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UKnow - Markey Physician, Patient Join Governor in Proclaiming Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Timothy Mullett, M.D., a University of Kentucky professor of cardiothoracic surgery and the medical director of the UK Markey Cancer Center Affiliate and Research Networks, joined Gov. Andy Beshear and a...

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TILT: An Alliance Finding Solutions for Improving Liver Transplants

Roberto Gedaly, MD, and Francesc Marti, PhD, investigators in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine Department of Surgery, have noticed a year-over-year increase in liver transplants at UK HealthCare...

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Society of University Surgeons presents its 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award to Dr. Mark Evers

The Society of University Surgeons (SUS) is Pleased to Honorthe 2021 SUS Lifetime Achievement Award WinnerB. Mark Evers, MDThe award will be presented at the SUS Academic Surgical Congress on February 1, 2022...

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