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Company Overview of University of Kentucky

Company Overview

University of Kentucky is an educational institution which provides undergraduate, graduate, professional, and research programs. It offers courses in the fields of arts, science, medicine, business, design, and public health. The schools of the university include The Graduate School, Kentucky School of Public Health, Gatton College of Business and Economics, College of Communications and Information Studies, College of Engineering, and College of Law. University of Kentucky was formerly known as State University, Lexington, Kentucky and changed its name to University of Kentucky in January, 1916. The university was founded in 1865 and is based in Lexington, Kentucky.

253 Student Center

Lexington, KY 40506-0001

United States

Founded in 1865





Key Executives for University of Kentucky

Dean of the College of Medicine and Vice President for Clinical Affairs
Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery and Director for the Neurosurgery residency program
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

University of Kentucky Key Developments

University of Kentucky Appoints Edward M. Wolin to its Markey Cancer Center

University of Kentucky announced that Dr. Edward M. Wolin has joined the team at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center. Wolin brings a robust research program to Markey, including multiple clinical trials. His research efforts focus on finding treatments which are more effective and less toxic, including pasireotide, lanreotide, everolimus, other m-tor inhibitors, targeted radiation including peptide receptor radiotherapy with Lu-177, anti-angiogenic drugs, novel targeted biologic anti-cancer treatments, and targeted treatment of liver metastases. Wolin's research is also directed at development of new imaging and diagnostic procedures for carcinoid/neuroendocrine tumors.

University of Kentucky Men's Basketball Team Adds Joel Justus as Director of Analytics

The University of Kentucky men's basketball team added Joel Justus as a director of analytics. Justus' main responsibilities will include analyzing player and team performance, using various statistics and data to help develop efficient strategies through video.

Karla Dinardo Joins Advisory Board for the Retailing and Tourism Management Department at the University of Kentucky

Karla DiNardo, president of NTA Services Inc., has been named to the advisory board for the retailing and tourism management department at the University of Kentucky. The board, composed of leaders from Kentucky tourism organizations, attractions and retailers, provides guidance to students and the university.

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