Lovoria Williams, Ph.D., co-director of integrated special populations for the CCTS and associate professor in the College of Nursing, is collaborating with faith communities to address these health disparities among minority and medically underserved populations in both Appalachia and predominately African American communities in Lexington.
Ophthalmologist Ana Bastos de Carvalho has leveraged UK’s Physician Scientist Training Program to improve a network of telemedicine eye screenings for Kentuckians with diabetes in underserved communities.
Through the National COVID Cohort Collaborative, clinical institutions affiliated with the National Institutes of Health’s Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program are partnering with National Center for Advancing Translational Science and the National Center for Data to Health to study COVID-19 and identify potential treatments and analytics tools.
A national leader in informatics research at the intersection of evidence-based policy and health care outcomes, Talbert has been at the forefront of building UK’s biomedical informatics capacity over the last 25 years.
Martin County has been experiencing a water crisis for decades, with the 8th highest cost of water in the state. A participant of the CCTS Community Leadership Institute of Kentucky co-authored a report how residents, many of whom can’t afford their water bills, are impacted.