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Markey Cancer Center surgeon Dr. Tim Mullet begins term as chair of National Commission on Cancer

By Allison Perry University of Kentucky The University of Kentucky’s Dr. Tim Mullett wears many hats: doctor, medical director, thoracic surgeon, retired U.S. Army Reserve colonel, cancer survivor, father, grandfather and husband. The desire to serve motivates him in nearly every aspect of his life, from his 27 years in the Army Reserve to his efforts to reduce the significant burden of cancer in...

Balancing act between military and civilian careers makes UK’s Mullett a ‘better surgeon’

Army Col. Timothy Mullett received a reminder of home while he was serving in Afghanistan. He returned to his practice at UK in December after a 90-day deployment. (From UKNow)   By Allison Perry Special to KyForward   It’s difficult enough to manage one career, much less two — but University of Kentucky cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. Timothy Mullett is successfully managing a medical...