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KYCOM associate dean published in international journal
Dana Shaffer, D.O. FACOFP dist., associate dean of osteopathic graduate medical education at the University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, has been published as a co-author in the February 2017 issue of the international journal for cancer detection and prevention, Cancer Epidemiology. 
UPIKE-KYCO faculty present poster at national meeting
Donald J. Egan, O.D., FAAO, and Donnie Akers, O.D., presented scientific posters in collaboration with the Western University of Health Sciences College of Optometry titled “Peripheral Corneal Shape Assessment – How Reliable is Keratometry?” and “Traditional Keratometry versus Simulated Keratometry – Do Outcomes Differ?” at the American Academy of Optometry meeting in Anaheim, Calif.
KYCOM rises in rankings among top schools in rural medicine
The University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM) is ranked seventh among the top medical schools in rural medicine, rising in the rankings for all medical schools in the nation, both D.O. and M.D., in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 edition of Best Graduate Schools.
UPIKE business lecture series March 24
Sandra May and Bridgette Holbrook will be the featured speakers for the University of Pikeville’s Coleman College of Business Speakers and Leadership Series.
Kentucky’s political process framework for AIKCU internships
Four UPIKE students are getting a close look at the workings of state government this spring through internships in the Association of Independent Kentucky College and Universities (AIKCU) Frankfort Semester Internship Program.
UPIKE students awarded scholarships for research
Four students from the University of Pikeville were awarded Lee B. Ledford scholarships by the Appalachian College Association (ACA) to conduct research on campus this summer.
Student artist finds inspiration in nature
The Weber Art Gallery at the University of Pikeville is currently featuring “Transitions,” the works of graduating senior Kimberly Hylton.
Research, consulting garners national awards
The Coleman College of Business and the Kentucky Innovation Network Pikeville office were recognized for efforts in research and consulting during the Small Business Institute’s (SBI) annual conference in San Diego, Calif.
UPIKE business lecture series Feb. 23
Ancil Lewis, CEO of Big Sandy Health Care, will be the featured speaker for the University of Pikeville’s Coleman College of Business Speakers and Leadership Series.
UPIKE student accepted to national fellowship program
Anna Kowalok has been accepted into the National Association of Student Affairs Professionals in Higher Education (NASPA) Undergraduate Fellows Program (NUFP).



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