UK Psychiatry appears in news articles for awards, honors and achievements.
Congratulations go to Dr. Brittany Ingram, Psychiatry resident. She was nomindated and selected to be the UK Healthcare Resident of the Month for March 2016!
National Summit on Prescription Drug and Heroin Abuse Spotlights UK Leadership, Clinical Research
Recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty is an integral part of the mission of the University of Kentucky’s Research Challenge Trust Fund, and each year the University highlights four outstanding endowed chairs and professors. This year’s annual report, approved by the UK Board of Trustees Feb. 19, featured Catherine A. Martin, Dr. Laurie L. Humphries Chair in Child Psychiatry.
Congratulations go to Dr. Lauren Marasa, Psychiatry resident. She was nomindated and selected to be the UK Healthcare Resident of the Month for January 2016!
October 21, 2014
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 Mechanisms."
The book brings advances in genetics, neurobiology, and psychopharmacology to the clinic to enhance treatment for neurodevelopmental disorders.
April 24, 2014
The Division of Student Affairs and Office of Student Involvement honored students and staff. Dr. Todd Cheever was named Student Organization Advisor of the Year. Three outstanding members of our community received the Robert and Freda Carlin Unsung Hero Award presented by Student Affairs. The awardees were Karen Doyle, Robert Cardom and Elena Shulgina. The award honors quiet leaders without whose contributions UK would not be the institution that it is today.
April 21, 2014
Dr. Otto Kaak, associate director of the University of Kentucky’s Center on Trauma and Children, will be featured in KET’s new Health Special Report Safe and Sound: Raising Emotionally Healthy Children in a Stressful World, premiering at 9 p.m., Monday, April 21, on KET.
April 21, 2014
The University of Kentucky's Center for Research on Violence Against Women is under new leadership, and its new director says the center will focus its efforts to promote violence prevention research.
Diane R. Follingstad, the center's Women’s Circle Endowed Chair and a professor in the UK Department of Psychiatry with a joint appointment in the Department of Psychology, took on the role of executive director April 1, pending confirmation of her appointment by the university's Board of Trustees. A clinical and forensic psychologist specializing in partner abuse and battered women’s legal cases, Follingstad has been with the center since 2008.