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9 > Image 9 of Kentucky Alumnus, 1985, No. 4

Part of Kentucky alumnus

: ZA g : _ gy, ` ! : I kr 1 MWq%H};f?:_; { v_ , , . I . , ima, . mfg? K . . created to meet _ = e -r 3 --eel ak VE bG3`ZC needs Qf the ~ . _ _ I . ` l - . [ people {Kentucky 2* T " l ` ~,___ in , ` l " - .. eh - A- .. l _ l Y l and the TLGUOTL. It ' ,.'.__ gjj , __ k t V, _ " g i . A = . zs an mstrument t0 EQI `ee , @7 e* ` . `` ' ' i jg Q 2 A N _ ,. 8 4 : . _ V STU OUT people. eta ` - A ____ ____ __ J *4 i` **3 et i . r4$ _ _ g .* U cfs ,. _ :"` i~a.. .'\`;-:M>T_ I U. V / _ . i ' L; `V =~e#i. a _ .. ' , V I And, by the 80s, multiple buildings support on enlorged, more complex reseorch ond potient core mission. ll Med CCII C I I f H ) I GI`) 9 . l 4 By Morilyn StineSrow l ceeds 20,000 students from the Univer- their home communities, on the Lex- Center began its research efforts with ` sity of Kentucky and several other col- ington campus, through closed-circuit $500,000 of external funds. This has leges and universities who need access television, and even in foreign coun- risen to a twentyfive year total of $175 to the centers sophisticated patient tries. million. In 1985, the College of Medi- __ care, research and education programs cine alone estimates its research funding l for their students. To facilitate research in medical at $9.5 million and the College of Phar- l sciences. macy at $2 million. ` Tg Provide more educational OP- Twenty-five years ago, the Medical This funding and the researchers be- l POI`t\1I1itiS ill the h3.lfZh fields to the g _ it ,; * youth of Kt<=ky- if _ ..... e l` i l l Kentuckys youth, as well as many \_A_ W I ` _ if I I l young adults from all over the nation, I I `~ Y - . are enrolled in the Medical Centers `\ tj/L i formal educational programs which _ C Q \\._ ,_ l range from baccalaureate education to .iEj_i*_1;; . __ i 4 _ gg; A" l post-graduate programs for practicing ..._. , " gil _Q l professionals. The educational offerings __._ . fri V l include seven undergraduate, 17 gradu- i __ __ I if Z 5 y l ate, 31 residency, and three professional . `gggg g _ A { .i.. _`;._;g_V `ii; l _, degree programs. For example, begin- g r ` ...... ~ r _ I ' ~ \ l ning next fall, students working toward . vi. Q tig ` a nursing degree will be able to com- _ t if- i Q', kt; plete their education through the doc- t' , i, 1 g xr { toral level in the college. - . ~ _ **6 - A l if { s 5 i i i _ . ` ` ' S ll To provide postgraduate or contin- l`l`````l'iiii I _ T li i lf " l uing education so that health workers ` ~ 2" : f can keep abreast of the rapid develop- V. " "` r l ments in medical care. g `il im r Continuing education programs, . `i a l which are offered by each of the five col- _ _ _ . . . ________ - _ ; leges, serve a wide and varied audience -~r" _:__ .. ; l Of health cam PrSOrml Lag year Concer Core is recognized os one ot the strengths of University Hospitol. With the opening of the alone, $0m 12,304 people Partlclpatcd 28-bed Lucille Porker Morkey Concer Center, the l\/ledicol Center enters o new ero in the compre- in continuing education offerings in hensive treotment of the diseose. i UK 7