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UK Otolaryngology Residents Win National Academic Quiz Bowl

Medical residents from the University of Kentucky Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery recently won the 2017 American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) Academic Quiz...

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Posted - Sep 18Read More

Mark Fritz, MD, joins the UK Otolaryngology Faculty

Mark Fritz, MD, joined the University of Kentucky Department of Otolaryngology in August 2017.  As a laryngologist, Dr. Fritz specializes in diagnosing and treating orders of voice and swallowing.  He has...

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Posted - Sep 14Read More

Niki Gupta, MD, joins the UK Otolaryngology Faculty

Nikita Gupta, MD, joined the University of Kentucky Department of Otolaryngology in September 2017.  Dr. Gupta specializes in facial plastics and reconstructive surgery.  Dr. Gupta earned her medical degree...

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Posted - Sep 14Read More

UK Otolaryngology Residents win the 2017 AAO-HNS Academic Quiz Bowl

Kristan Alfonso, MD, Mitch Dobberpuhl, MD, and Michael Kaufman, MD, competed against teams from Stanford University, the University of Maryland, and Yale University on September 10, 2017, in the American...

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Posted - Sep 14Read More

UK Otolaryngology participates in the Region 10 SNMA Conference

UK Otolaryngology faculty and residents participated in an ENT skills lab for the Regional 10 Student National Medical Association (SNMA) Conference. The goal of the skills lab was to allow medical students...

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Posted - Jun 28Read More

UK Otolaryngology Participates in Songs for Sound

The University of Kentucky Cochlear Implant program has raised awareness of hearing loss by connecting with a non-profit organization called Songs for Sound. The most recent event was held at the Manchester...

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Posted - Dec 13Read More

UK Surgeon-Researcher Works to Extend Cochlear Implant Program to Appalachia

The first time Dr. Matthew Bush observed a cochlear implant surgery, he was a young medical student from West Virginia visiting the University of Kentucky. He describes that experience as eye opening for him...

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Posted - Jul 14Read More

UK Otolaryngologist Works to Address Rural Disparities of Pediatric Hearing Loss

Dr. Matthew Bush will tell you two things about himself--that he is Appalachian by birth and that he is fascinated with the anatomy and physiology of hearing. And his work clearly reflects both: As an...

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Posted - Apr 11Read 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 HealthCare Physicians Named to Best Doctors in America Listing for 2014

More than 100 UK HealthCare physicians affiliated with University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital, Kentucky Children's Hospital and UK HealthCare Good Samaritan Hospital appear on the Best Doctors in...

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Posted - Feb 20Read More

Williams Named Director of UK Center for Health Services Research

Dr. Mark V. Williams, the new director for the University of Kentucky Center for Health Services Research, has a clear vision for the multidisciplinary research center: Applying research to optimize care....

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Posted - Feb 4Read More

Bastos-Carvalho Receives Bayer Grant

Ana Bastos-Carvalho, a visiting scholar in the Ambati research group in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, received the Global Ophthalmology...

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Posted - Jan 13Read More

Creating a Culture of Collaboration for Research at UK and Beyond

There's a proverb in the business world that says, "If you don’t know, hire someone who does." In the world of translational research, the saying might go like something this: "If you don't have the expertise...

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Posted - Jan 10Read 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...

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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...

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Posted - Nov 5Read More