Eastern State Hospital http://wuky.org en Psychiatrist Tapped To Run New Eastern State Hospital Declines Offer http://wuky.org/post/psychiatrist-tapped-run-new-eastern-state-hospital-declines-offer <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. - The University of Kentucky announced Tuesday that Peggy Stephens, an Indiana psychiatrist who was appointed earlier this month to lead Eastern State Hospital, has turned down the offer. Wed, 26 Jun 2013 17:28:18 +0000 Josh James 33629 at http://wuky.org Psychiatrist Tapped To Run New Eastern State Hospital Declines Offer Eastern State Hospital Taps New Leader http://wuky.org/post/eastern-state-hospital-taps-new-leader <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">LEXINGTON, Ky. -- A psychiatrist from Indiana has been chosen to lead Eastern State Hospital at its new $129 million Lexington location.</span></p><p></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">The University of Kentucky announced on Monday that Peggy Stephens will start as chief administrative officer and chief medical officer on July 1. The Louisville native will oversee the August opening of the 239-bed hospital at UK's Coldstream Research Campus in Lexington. She'll also be an associate professor on the UK faculty.</span></p> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 16:20:03 +0000 Associated Press 32458 at http://wuky.org Eastern State Hospital Taps New Leader Remains Reinterred at Eastern State Hospital Cemetery http://wuky.org/post/remains-reinterred-eastern-state-hospital-cemetery <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. - After two years of analysis by the Kentucky Archaeological Survey, the remains of 178 people have been placed back in the ground at the Eastern State Hospital cemetery. Wed, 15 May 2013 10:25:25 +0000 Brenna Angel 31534 at http://wuky.org Remains Reinterred at Eastern State Hospital Cemetery Eastern State Hospital Move Delayed; Hospital and Community College to Share Site http://wuky.org/post/eastern-state-hospital-move-delayed-hospital-and-community-college-share-site <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. - A delay in moving Eastern State Hospital to its new facility in Lexington is causing headaches for officials at Bluegrass Community &amp; Technical College. Fri, 03 May 2013 20:06:26 +0000 Brenna Angel 30997 at http://wuky.org Eastern State Hospital Move Delayed; Hospital and Community College to Share Site UK Healthcare to Operate New Eastern State Hospital http://wuky.org/post/uk-healthcare-operate-new-eastern-state-hospital <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. - A new building for Eastern State Hospital, one of the country’s oldest medical facilities for the mentally ill, will be managed and operated by the University of Kentucky. Reporter Brenna Angel has details. Fri, 18 Jan 2013 19:47:03 +0000 Brenna Angel 26133 at http://wuky.org UK Healthcare to Operate New Eastern State Hospital