Author Archives: Sally McMahon

Louisville Mission Group in Tanzania

Safe drinking water will soon be a reality in a rural, mountain village in Mufindi, Tanzania, thanks to a medical mission trip departing from Louisville on Wednesday, July 9th and returning on Wednesday, July 23rd. Thirteen University of Louisville 2nd-year medical students will spend two weeks delivering basic medical and dental care to the local

Kentucky Awarded $20 Million to Grow ‘New Energy Economy’

A project aimed at helping Kentucky transition to a “new energy economy” has been awarded $20 million from the National Science Foundation. Kentucky was one of six jurisdictions chosen to receive a five-year Research Infrastructure Improvement Track 1 award from the NSF’s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR). An additional $4 million in matching funds

The Healing Place launches significant capital campaign

The Healing Place has announced an unprecedented capital campaign in support of expanding its original campus located at 1020 West Market Street.  This fundraising effort is timed with The Healing Place’s 25th anniversary.  The Healing Place provides recovery services and housing at no cost to its clients.  The Market Street facility currently offers 24 detox beds

New Imaging Technology to Predict Strokes

A study conducted at Baptist Health Lexington looked at the possibility of predicting a stroke using a new tool called Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT).  The ability to literally peer into the composition of any plaque – the fatty build-up that can obstruct the blood vessels that feed the brain and cause a stroke – is now

Lourdes and Mercy Health expand Behavioral Health Institute

Lourdes and Mercy Health announced today the expansion of the Lourdes Behavioral Health Institute to ensure patients receive quality treatment in a contemporary, state-of-the-art environment.   Opening spring, 2015, The Lourdes Behavioral Health Institute will offer comprehensive services for inpatients and outpatients. Patients will benefit from the latest innovations in safety features and a multi-sensory