• PMC employee experienced recent storm first hand

    Posted:03/17/2017

    Five years ago, our region was in shock as word spread of death and devastation from tornadoes in several eastern Kentucky counties.

     

    That was the day tornadoes ripped through our region destroying numerous businesses, restaurants and homes, injuring more than 150 and property damages climbed into the millions.

     

  • PMC’s Dr. Patel says checkups are key to healthy kidneys

    Posted:03/17/2017

    March is National Kidney Month and Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) joins the National Kidney Foundation in urging all Americans to think about their kidney health and schedule a checkup.

     

  • Judi’s Place gearing up for annual race

    Posted:03/17/2017

    PIKEVILLE — Judi’s Place for Kids has become a “safe haven” for sexually abused children throughout eastern Kentucky, by providing specialized services, including interviews, medical care, and mental health services.

     

    For the past 10 years, the organization has fought to put an end to child abuse with the strong backing of the community.

     

  • Kentuckians urged to designate sober driver this St. Patrick’s Day

    Posted:03/17/2017

    FRANKFORT — As Kentuckians prepare to celebrate one of the country’s most popular holidays, the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) is reminding motorists to plan for a designated driver before the St. Patrick’s Day party begins.

     

  • PMC observing National Endometriosis Awareness Month

    Posted:03/17/2017

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) is observing National Endometriosis Awareness Month during March.

     

    Endometriosis occurs when the tissue lining the uterus grows outside of the uterus on other areas in the body. In the United States, there are an estimated 6.5 million women with endometriosis and others who have the condition but are unaware due to having no symptoms.

     

  • PMC recognizes Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week

    Posted:03/17/2017

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) recognizes the professionals working in Pulmonary Rehabilitation during Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week, March 12–18.

     

    The PMC Pulmonary Rehabilitation program is for people diagnosed with a chronic lung disease that causes shortness of breath resulting in a reduction in their ability to perform daily tasks.

     

  • PES team captures fifth straight title

    Posted:03/17/2017

    Pikeville Elementary School (PES) continued its academic excellence on the state level earlier this month.

     

    The PES Academic Team captured its fifth straight championship and is the only school in the region to achieve the feat.

     

    All PES students advanced from district to region and onto the state level.

     

  • PMC observing Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

    Posted:03/17/2017

    The Leonard Lawson Cancer Center (LLCC) at Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) acknowledges March as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.

     

    Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in women in the US and the second leading cause in men.

     

  • PMC welcomes Dr. Megan Copley-Harris

    Posted:03/17/2017

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) proudly announces the addition of Hospital Medicine Physician Megan Copley-Harris, DO.

     

    Dr. Copley-Harris received her bachelor of science in biology from Georgetown College and her medical degree from Pikeville College School of Osteopathic medicine.

     

  • Pikeville High senior Ryan Crum earns Coca-Cola scholarship

    Posted:03/17/2017

    PIKEVILLE — Pikeville High School senior Ryan Crum, son of Dr. Aaron and Angela Crum, has earned one of only 150 Coca Cola Scholars Program scholarships worth $20,000.

     

    The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors.