Getchell Memorial Award Honors Graduate Scientist's Persistence in Seeking National Funding

Getchell Memorial Award Honors Graduate Scientist's Persistence in Seeking National Funding

The second annual Thomas V. Getchell, Ph.D., Memorial Award for excellence in grant writing was presented to Jenna Gollihue, a graduate student in the University of Kentucky Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center, on Nov. 2.

Kyprianou Named 2016 Urology Care Foundation Distinguished Research Scholar Alumna

Kyprianou Named 2016 Urology Care Foundation Distinguished Research Scholar Alumna

Dr. Natasha Kyrpianou has been chosen as the 2016 Urology Care Foundation Distinguished Research Scholar Alumna. The award recognizes those in the urologic community who have compiled significant and substantial research and demonstrated academic leadership as well as a commitment to scholarship to advance urology care. Dr.

UK Student Earns Halcomb Fellowship for Research Merging Physics and Medicine

UK Student Earns Halcomb Fellowship for Research Merging Physics and Medicine

University of Kentucky medical student and doctoral candidate Scott Thalman, who is developing novel imaging techniques for identifying early risk factors for sudden cardiac death, received the Halcomb Fellowship for researchers in medicine and engineering.

Ambati Receives CNIB Chanchlani Global Vision Research Award

Ambati Receives CNIB Chanchlani Global Vision Research Award

The Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) recently announced Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati, professor and vice chair in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, as the recipient of the 2014 CNIB Chanchlani Global Vision Research Award.

Gill Heart Institute Physician Receives National Excellence in Teaching Award

Gill Heart Institute Physician Receives National Excellence in Teaching Award

Dr. Mikel Smith, the Alberto Mazzoleni Professor of Cardiology and the director of echocardiography at the Gill Heart Institute, has been given the American Society of Echocardiography's 2014 Richard Popp Excellence in Teaching Award.

The award recognizes an outstanding teacher who epitomizes the ideal qualities of a mentor and role model.