Business awards: Week of June 30

June 30, 2014 

■ Two longtime members of the University of Kentucky Athletics training staff and a University Health Service physician who regularly works with the UK Athletics program were honored recently.

Keith Webster, head athletic trainer for administration and an adjunct faculty member in the College of Health Sciences, who has been at UK since 1997, has been inducted into the Kentucky Athletic Trainers Society, or KATS, Hall of Fame. Webster coordinates resources from UK HealthCare for Wildcat student-athletes and supervises one full-time and six licensed graduate assistant athletic trainers as they provide coverage for 10 sports. Webster served as a chief athletic trainer at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.

Jim Madaleno, director of sports medicine and head athletic trainer for football, who has been at UK since 1997, was named by KATS as Kentucky Collegiate Athletic Trainer of the Year. Madaleno was elected president of the Southeastern Conference Sports Medicine Committee last year.

Dr. Scott Black, medical director of employee health at UK who also serves as a team physician for UK Athletics, was recognized by KATS as Sports Medicine Person of the Year.

Renee Shaw has been named co-recipient of the 2014 Anthony Lewis Media Award from the Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy for "promoting reflective conversation about Kentucky criminal justice reform." The award was presented June 17 at the Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy's annual awards recognition lunch at The METS Center in Erlanger.

Shaw's work on KET's Prison State: A Kentucky Community Conversation, which served as a follow-up discussion of issues raised by PBS's Prison State program, part of the Frontline series, was honored for its in-depth analysis of criminal justice policy issues in Kentucky, especially how laws are applied, how the mentally ill are treated and how social service systems operate to assist former inmates' reintroduction to society. The hourlong program may be viewed at Ket.org.

Dan Edge, producer of Prison State, which followed the lives of four Louisville residents as they moved in and out of the Kentucky prison system, was a co-recipient of the Anthony Lewis Media Award.

Compiled by Dorothea Wingo

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