UofL Today – March 13, 2017


    More than 40 people have quit their careers to pursue a medical degree at UofL. John Whitacre is one of them and Tonia Thomas is the director of the post-bac med school program. Martin Hall is with the Kent School of Social Work talking about opiod addiction, how it’s breaking up families and a new study of medications’ impact on addiction. The Schnatter Center for Free Enterprise hosted former B,B and T CEO John Allison. He talks about his view of economics and his interview with President Trump.

    Mark Hebert
    Following a 28-year career as a radio and television reporter, Mark Hebert joined the University of Louisville as the Director of Media Relations in 2009, serving as the main spokesperson. In 2015, Mark was named Director of Programming and Production. He’s now producing and hosting a radio show about “all things UofL”, overseeing the university’s video and TV productions and promoting UofL’s research operation. Mark is best known for his 22 years as the political and investigative reporter for WHAS-TV in Louisville where he won numerous awards for breaking stories, exposing corruption and objectively covering Kentucky politics. In 2014, Mark was inducted into the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame.