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UK Health Sciences Professor Receives Excellence in Teaching Award

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 4, 2010) Carl G. Mattacola, associate professor in the University of Kentucky College of Health Sciences, Division of Athletic Training has been named the 2010 recipient of the UK College of Health Sciences Kingston Award for Excellence.  Mattacola is the son of Carl G. Mattacola (deceased) and Ellen F. Mattacola of Rome, N.Y.

Mattacola has been a faculty member at the UK College of Health Sciences since 1999, where he serves as director of both the athletic training and rehabilitation sciences doctoral programs.

“The Kingston Award for Excellence in Teaching is a prestigious honor we bestow to our most highly regarded educators,” said Lori S. Gonzalez, dean of the UK College of Health Sciences. “Dr. Mattacola is known by his peers and his students as an exemplary colleague, teacher and mentor – this award serves to recognize his outstanding contributions to the college and his students.”

The Kingston Award was established in recognition of Richard “Dick” Kingston’s creativity and innovation in education. This award recognizes faculty for outstanding contributions and long-term consistent excellence in teaching.