Medical Education & Research
UK HealthCare encompasses six distinguished University of Kentucky health profession colleges and has a thriving research community.
UK College of Dentistry
The College of Dentistry offers postdoctoral programs in six fields of study.
UK College of Health Sciences
The College of Health Sciences is among the first of twelve charter schools for Allied Health in the country.
UK College of Medicine
The College of Medicine's alumni currently practice in 88 percent of Kentucky's 120 counties and in every state of the continental United States.
UK College of Nursing
The College of Nursing's faculty and professional staff provide clinical services in nearly 30 locations throughout central and eastern Kentucky.
UK College of Pharmacy
The College of Pharmacy has been consistently ranked in the top ten in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for more than a decade for the quality of its academic program.
UK College of Public Health
The College of Public Health is one of over 30 established schools that provide education to students pursuing careers in public health.
Medical advances are frequently made in a wide variety of health care disciplines. By participating in a research-based clinical trial, you can play a more active role in your health care, gain access to new research treatments before they are widely available.
You can also help others by contributing to medical research. Ask your physician if there are any research studies being conducted at UK that may benefit you. To help you decide, the researchers involved will explain the details of the study.