cover of the spring 2019 issue of UofL Magazine featuring patient Jeff Marquis in a wheelchair

After significant therapy at UofL, Jeff Marquis and Kelly Thomas took their first steps after suffering traumatic spinal cord injuries, making history and bringing hope to paralyzed patients everywhere.

Learn how they are walking away from impossible in the Spring 2019 edition of UofL Magazine, and read more about UofL’s efforts in innovation and student excellence. 


Erica Walsh
Erica Walsh is the marketing director for the Office of Communications and Marketing. Her job lets her share UofL’s good news in all avenues of communications including UofL Magazine, advertising, content marketing and branding. Walsh joined UofL in 2014 after previously serving as the public relations specialist at Indiana University Southeast. Prior to her career in higher education communications she was an award-winning newspaper reporter. Red is one of her favorite colors and it’s a good thing, too, because she earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism from Western Kentucky University and her master’s in communication from UofL.