Two researchers in the UK HealthCare Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Drs. Patrick Hannon and Yohan Choi, have received prestigious fellowships to study reproductive health and the root causes of infertility.
Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati, professor of physiology and vice chair of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at UK, has been named to The Ophthalmologist Power List 2016 'Top 100 Most Influential People in the World of Ophthalmology.'
Research suggests that African-American students are 3 times as likely as white students to be academically suspended. Nationwide, 1 in 6 African-American students in the public school system have been suspended at least once. In a comparison of suspended and never suspended students, the suspended group fell nearly 5 grade levels behind.
The Office of Undergraduate Research, along with SPUR, will host the annual Showcase of Undergraduate Scholars 3 to 6 p.m. today in Memorial Coliseum. The event will feature 350+ undergraduates from all disciplines, displaying and discussing their research projects through poster, oral and creative presentations.