Peggy Stephens 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