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.
The program trains undergraduate students from underrepresented backgrounds how to conduct health equity research. Participants develop and implement a project in their home communities and are compensated for their work.