2018 Participants

  • Sandra Back

    Mental Health/Substance Abuse Educator, Juniper Health

    SA Prevention & Life Skills Training for Breathitt 7th Graders

    Sandra Back
  • Kacie Bledsoe

    Practice Facilitator, St. Claire Medical Center

    Zooming-In on Tobacco Cessation Classes

    Kacie Bledsoe
  • Ben Bramen

    Volunteer, Perry County Wellness Coalition

    The Medical Mile at Black Gold Plaza

    Ben Bramen
  • Matthew Coleman

    Mental Health/Substance Abuse Educator, Juniper Health

    SA Prevention & Life Skills Training Lee Co. Middle School

    Matthew Coleman
  • Emma Davidson

    Child Care Health Educator, KY River District Health Department

    5210 (Child Care Centers in Perry County)

    Emma Davidson
  • Marjorie Ferguson

    Community Health Worker, Our Lady of Bellfonte Hospital

    Adapting Stanford's CDSMP to KY's Appalachian Culture

    Katie Schill, PhD
  • Carol Huckelby

    Program Specialist, Lake Cumberland District Health Department

    Health Care Provider Education to Prevent Substance Abuse

    Carol Huckelby
  • Debi Sexton

    Field Director, Appal-TREE Project, Community Farm Alliance

    Keeping Our Fork!

    Debi Sexton
  • Katherine Ullery

    Nutritionist, Barren River District Health Department

    Eating with Diabetes

    Katherine Ullery

2017-2018 Graduates

  • Jimmy Cantrell

    President, Appalachian Outdoorsman Association

    Morgan County Health Extravaganza

    Jimmy Cantrell
  • Betsy Clemons

    Executive Director, Hazard-Perry County  Chamber of Commerce

    Extending the Walking Path of the River Arts Greenway

    Betsy Clemons
  • Elisha Fisher

    Health Educator, Barren River District Health Department

    Wellness Works

    Elisha Fisher
  • Morgan Fowler

    Director of Operations, Marcum and Wallace Memorial Hospital

    Community Guided Focus Group: Disparities in Treatment for Breast Cancer

    Morgan Fowler
  • Ashley Nicole Gibson

    TLC2 Practice Facilitator, St. Clair Regional Medical Center

    A School-based Tobacco Cessation Program: An Alternative Approach to Disciplinary Action

    Ashley Nicole Gibson
  • Mary Alice Prater

    Faculty and Success Coach, Maysville Community and Technical College Montgomery and Rowan Campuses

    Fit for Life

    Mary Alice Prater
  • Mayur Ramesh Shah

    Volunteer, Backpack Program

    Learning Lessons from Community Backpack Programs: Best Practices and Opportunities

    Mayur Ramesh Shah
  • Sherrie Stidham

    Health Educator, KY River District Health Department

    100% Tobacco Free Schools

    Sherrie Stidham

2015 Graduates

  • Shannon Adams, MSN, RN

    Project Manager, KY Rural Health, Information Technology

    Project Affecting Care Transitions

    Shannon Adams, MSN, RN
  • Holly West, MS

    Healthcare Innovator and Grant Writer, Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital

    Using the Social Influences Resistance Model to improve youth tobacco and substance-abuse prevention and control: Is it effective?

    Holly West, MS
  • Kelli Thompson

    Student Agency Lead, Kentucky Valley Education Cooperative

    Ensuring Growth is Our Business

    Kelli Thompson
  • Brittany Martin

    Health Planner and AmeriCorp VISTA, Big Sandy Healthcare Inc.

    Community Coordinated Diabetes Screening and Outreach Project in Martin County

    Brittany Martin
  • Jill Conway

    Provider Liaison, Hospice of the Bluegrass

    Medical Order Scope of Treatment (MOST) Form Advanced Planning Education

    Jill Conway
  • Ashley Harkins, RN

    Licensed Diabetes Educator, Kentucky River District Health Department

    Stick It To Diabetes

    Ashley Harkins, RN
  • Sarah Osborne

    21st Century Learning Center Coordinator, Leslie County Schools

    Get Fit Academy

    Sarah Osborne
  • Emily Cornett

    AmeriCorp Vista, Discover Downtown Middlesboro

    Analyzing the Impact of Trail Usage on Health Outcomes in Middlesboro

    Emily Cornett

2014 Graduates

  • Sandy Bowling

    LKLP (Leslie, Knott, Letcher, and Perry) Community Action Council, Hazard

    Physical Activity/Nutrition

    Sandy Bowling
  • Neva Francis

    Kentucky One Health- St. Joseph Martin, Martin 


    Neva Francis
  • Sandy Hogg

    Kentucky Valley Education Cooperative (KVEC), Hazard

    Wellness and Diabetes

    Katie Schill, PhD
  • Stephen Richardson

    Knott County Board of Education, Hindman

    Dental Health

    Stephen Richardson
  • Haley Siler

    Barren River District Health Department, Bowling Green


    Haley Siler
  • Kelsey Tackett

    Floyd County Schools, Hi Hat


    Katie Schill, PhD