Author Archives: Sally McMahon

Physician Spotlight: Deborah Ann Ballard, MD

Meet Deborah Ann Ballard, MD, an integrative medicine physician with KentuckyOne Health Primary Care. Dr. Ballard is a board certified internist whose 22 years in medicine spans primary care, endocrinology, clinical research and prevention and wellness. Medical News:  Why did you become a doctor? I became a doctor because I wanted to serve others and I love science.

The art of rebranding

Cedar Lake updates tired brand with more than a new logo. For the first time since its founding in 1970, Cedar Lake, a non-profit care provider for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities operating in Jefferson, Oldham and Henry counties, has completed a two-year  rebranding process. The goal was to clearly communicate that Cedar Lake is not just a pick-up service, but an interconnected comprehensive system of

Gov. Beshear: State Properties to go Tobacco-Free

Citing Kentucky’s continued worst state ranking in smoking and cancer deaths, Governor Steve Beshear announced today that all executive branch state property campuses will be tobacco-free effective November 20 – the day of the Great American Smokeout. That means no cigarettes, tobacco products or e-cigarettes may be used in state-owned or leased buildings, in state-owned

Next Louisville: Community Health

A collaborative effort between the Foundation, Louisville Public Media and Community Foundation of Louisville has allowed WFPL News, 89.3FM to hire Ja’Nel Johnson as health reporter.  Johnson will file regular, in-depth enterprise reports for broadcast and the web. The Next Louisville: Community Health is a year-long journalism project to inform, engage and inspire conversation about the most pressing issues in Louisville

University of Kentucky Announces Largest Gift in its History

University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto Thursday announced the largest gift in UK’s history — a $20 million commitment and lead gift by UK graduate and Trustee Carol Martin (Bill) Gatton toward the construction of the university’s new 330,000-square-foot Student Center.   The new Student Center — a $175 million, self-financed renovation and expansion scheduled