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College of Medicine announces Seth S. Himelhoch, MD, as chair of psychiatry

Seth S. Himelhoch, MD, MPH, will be the College of Medicine’s chair of psychiatry beginning Jan. 1, 2018. He will play a vital role in the college’s mission to impact the standards and delivery of care related...

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Posted - Dec 20Read More

UK Psychiatry Walks for Warmth to Support Homeless Community in Lexington

On Feb. 18, 13 employees from the University of Kentucky Department of Psychiatry and their families walked through downtown Lexington to raise awareness about the needs of the homeless community and funds for...

Tags - Psychiatry, Community Service

Posted - Feb 28Read More

Sprang Receives $2 million Grant to Expand Services at UK Center on Trauma and Children

Dr. Ginny Sprang, professor in the University of Kentucky Department of Psychiatry and executive director of UK’s Center on Trauma and Children (CTAC), has been awarded a $2 million grant from the Substance...

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Posted - Sep 16Read More

Novel Intervention Helps Adolescents Dealing with Substance Abuse

In Kentucky, substance use by adolescents, rates of tobacco use, binge drinking and use of other drugs are higher than the national average. More concerning is that early use of these substances can quickly...

Tags - Psychiatry, Substance Abuse

Posted - Jul 21Read More

In Remembrance of Dr. Robert Kraus

Robert F. Kraus, M.D. died on March 3rd at the age of 84. He was professor emeritus of Psychiatry and Anthropology at the University of Kentucky, where he served as chairman of the Department of Psychiatry...

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Posted - Mar 23Read More

UK Fellowship Program Accredited by the American Board of Addiction Medicine

The American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM), located in Bethesda, Maryland, recently accredited the University of Kentucky Department of Psychiatry's Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program. There are only...

Tags - Psychiatry, UK HealthCare

Posted - Feb 12Read More

UK Medical Resident is Contributing Author in Neurodevelopmental Disorders Textbook

Dr. Ruhel Boparai, resident in the University of Kentucky's Department of Psychiatry, is a contributing author on one of the chapters in "Treatment of Neurodevelopmental Disorders: Targeting Neurobiological...

Tags - Graduate Medical Education, Psychiatry, Publications

Posted - Oct 31Read More

Center for Health Services Research Launches Website, Invites Membership Applications

The University of Kentucky Center for Health Services Research (CHSR), which serves as a connector, catalyst and creator at UK and UK HealthCare, announces the launch of its new website and seeks membership...

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Posted - Sep 5Read More

UK Connections Motivate Dr. and Dr. Dawson to Care for Kentuckians

There are many families across campus, around the state and throughout the world that share deep University of Kentucky connections.  Point of Care Ultrasound Director and Assistant Emergency Medicine Program...

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Posted - May 29Read More

UK Receives $1.5 Million Grant for Youth Substance Abuse Program

The University of Kentucky has been awarded a $1.5 million grant by the state of Kentucky to develop a comprehensive plan for the prevention and treatment of substance abuse by adolescents. The grant money...

Tags - Psychiatry, Substance Abuse

Posted - May 20Read More

Silent Auction Benefits Shoulder to Shoulder Clinic in Ecuador

The University of Kentucky Chapter of the International Federation of Medical Student Associations (IFMSA) will host the 10th annual Art of Healing silent auction on Wednesday, April 2. The auction will be...

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Posted - Apr 2Read More

UK's Arts In Healthcare Program Announces Holiday Programming

Everyone wants to be home for the holidays. Unfortunately, hospital patients don't have that luxury. For those who are unable to enjoy the comforts of a holiday at home, the UK Arts in Healthcare program has...

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Posted - Dec 2Read More

Alzheimer’s Disease Trial at UK is First of its Kind Worldwide

A new clinical trial being conducted at the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) and the UK Alzheimer’s Disease Center (ADC) may signal new hope in the future for those who might be...

Tags - UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, Alzheimer's research

Posted - Dec 2Read More

Dr. Ronan Tynan to Speak, Perform at Sanders-Brown Dinner Nov. 11

Singer, physician, athlete and inspirational speaker Dr. Ronan Tynan is no stranger to adversity. When Tynan was 20, his legs had to be amputated below the knee after an auto accident caused serious...

Tags - UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, 490, Invited Speaker Seminar

Posted - Nov 5Read More

Ambati Receives Junius-Kuhnt Award

Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati, professor and vice chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, received the Junius-Kuhnt Award from the University of...

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Posted - Nov 1Read More

UK HealthCare Named ‘Rising Star’ Hospital by University HealthSystem Consortium

University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC), an alliance of the nation’s leading nonprofit academic medical centers, has named UK HealthCare among the 2013 recipients of the Rising Star Award during the UHC...

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Posted - Oct 18Read More