Biomedical Academic Planning Workshop; UCM and HCTC coordinate for high school and college students

workshop speakersHazard Community and Technical College and the University Center of the Mountains hosted a Biomedical Academic Planning Workshop on Sept. 23 for 110 high school and 30 college students who are interested the medical field careers. Speaking to the students included, front row, from left: Dr. Tony English, PT, PhD, University of Kentucky Physical Therapy Program Director; Michelle Butina, PhD, University of Kentucky Medical Laboratory Science Program Director; LeeAnn Helton, UK Student Services officer; Julia Flannery, UK Physician s Assistant Program; Misty Lilley, MSU Nursing Program; and Carlos Main, UK College of Medicine. Second row, from left, are: Leslie LeRoy, UK College of Dentistry; Casey Shadix, UK College of Health Sciences Director of Recruiting and Diversity Initiatives; Dr. Deronda Mobelini, Director of the University Center of the Mountains; Dr. Gretchen Holmes, UK College of Medicine, Rural Health Director of Research amp; Academics; Dr. Paul Currie, HCTC chemistry faculty; and Mike Gayheart; Director of the Southeast Area Health Education Center. Several students commented on how much they learned during the day s activities.