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Nearly 70 doctors with UofL Physicians named 2014 “Best Doctors in America”

Sixty-eight doctors with University of Louisville Physicians have made the highly regarded “Best Doctors in America” list for 2014. Only 5 percent of doctors in the U.S. earn the honor, a product of impartial, validated peer review in which doctors who excel in their specialties are selected by their peers. UofL Physicians doctors on the

UofL geriatrician named finalist for national award

Murphy recognized for leadership in long-term care. Patrick J. Murphy Jr., M.D., director of the University of Louisville Home Call Program and professor of geriatrics in the Department of Family and Geriatric Medicine, has been named one of six finalists for a national award recognizing leadership in long-term care. Murphy has been nominated for the 2014

Simple test can indicate cervical cancer

Researchers at the University of Louisville have confirmed that using the heat profile from a person’s blood, called a plasma thermogram, can serve as an indicator for the presence or absence of cervical cancer, including the stage of cancer. The team, led by Nichola Garbett, Ph.D., published its findings online today (Jan. 8, 2014) in

Leadership changes announced by Cardiovascular Innovation Institute

Laman Gray, M.D., a pioneer in heart disease research and the development and use of cardiovascular assist devices and artificial organs, has been named executive director of the Cardiovascular Innovation Institute. Gray will continue in his role as medical director of CII. Roberto Bolli, M.D., has been named the scientific director and Stuart Williams, Ph.D.,

University of Louisville Hospital leads state in top stroke recognition from AHA

Award demonstrates hospital’s commitment to quality care for stroke patients University of Louisville Hospital, part of KentuckyOne Health, has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award.  This is the eighth straight year University of Louisville Hospital has received the gold or gold plus award, more than