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.
Evangelia Kalaitzoglou, MD, an assistant professor of pediatrics and KL2 Scholar at University of Kentucky (UK), spent two days in Indiana as part of the Spring 2019 KL2 Visiting Scholar Exchange between Indiana CTSI and UK CTSA.
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.