President, University of Kentucky
• Host Morning General Session
Wednesday, March 30, 2016, 8:00 am to 9:15 am
Dr. Eli Capilouto, ScD, became the 12th President of the University of Kentucky in 2011. Under his leadership, the $3.4 billion flagship and land grant research university has gained significant momentum in fulfilling its multi-faceted mission of teaching, research, service and healthcare. Essential to the service mission of the University is the advanced patient care provided by UK HealthCare. As the flagship academic-medical center in the region, UK serves patients through a network of healthcare professionals around the state while providing acute, sub-specialty medical care at UK Chandler Hospital. A native of Alabama, Dr. Capilouto previously served as Provost of the University of Alabama-Birmingham (UAB) and Dean of the UAB School of Public Health. He holds several undergraduate and graduate degrees from schools within the University of Alabama system, and a Doctorate in Health Policy and Management from Harvard University.