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Accelerated rural medical education program graduates first physician

Accelerated rural medical education program graduates first physician

Ashley Flanary Jessup, 24, intends to return to practice in hometown Benton, Ky. Ashley Flanary Jessup always wanted to be a doctor when she grew up. She just never imagined that along the way she would blaze a new trail for medical education in Kentucky. Growing up in the small rural town of Benton, Ky., Jessup

UK, Norton Expand Research and Educational Collaborations to Improve Healthcare

UK HealthCare and Norton Healthcare are building upon their history of collaboration to expand research and educational collaborations between the two institutions, with the goal of improving health and healthcare for all Kentuckians. Beginning July 1, educational and research initiatives between UK and Norton will be lead by Dr. Stephen Wyatt, who most recently served

ARGI opens Michigan office, preps for Louisville construction

ARGI Financial Group, a Louisville, Kentucky-based wealth management firm, announced its expansion to include its fifth location in Grand Rapids, MI. Regional growth has been a longtime goal for ARGI, and the Midwest is where they are expanding their footprint. Their other locations, in addition to their headquarters in Louisville, include an office in Bowling

UK Superfund Research Center Receives $12.2 Million Federal Grant

The University of Kentucky has received a $12.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue its work to better understand and minimize negative health and environmental impacts from hazardous waste sites. The Nutrition and Superfund Chemical Toxicity grant funded through the NIH’s National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences is administered through the

KentuckyOne Health Partners with Signature HealthCARE for Skilled Nursing Unit at Sts. Mary & Elizabeth

KentuckyOne Health has partnered with Signature HealthCARE to bring a 20-bed skilled nursing unit to Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital. Under the agreement, Signature HealthCARE will lease 12,000 square feet of space at Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital to create a skilled nursing unit, which will help transition patients from short term hospital stays back

UofL pediatricians reorganizing primary care operation

The University of Louisville Department of Pediatrics is reorganizing its general pediatrics division, positioning itself to respond better to the new health care marketplace and needs of the community’s children.   The division provides primary care services to children in Louisville and Campbellsville, Ky., and helps train many of the university’s student doctors, nurses, dentists,