If you or someone you know is dealing with dementia issues you're invited to sign up for a special online screening of Spark - a documentary about comedian Robin Williams and his undiagnosed Lewy body dementia. Dr. Greg speaks with Gregory Jicha with the Sanders-Brown Center On Aging which is co-sponsoring the event on Thursday April 8th at 6 p.m.
Moral Distress occurs when one knows the ethically correct action to take but feels powerless to take that action. This week Dr. Greg talks with Abigail Latimer, UK HealthCare social worker and researcher in the University of Kentucky College of Social Work, about her dissertation work charting a rise in moral distress in healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. She'll also offer some potential ways to ease some of that stress.
This week Dr. Greg talks with Zach Porterfield, an infectious disease expert, virologist and assistant professor of medicine at UK, about the university's collaborative approach to tackling the COVID-19 Global Pandemic.
This week on Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine the host talks with Dr. Brooke Hudspeth with the UK College of Pharmacy about the university's role in getting the COVID-19 vaccine to vulnerable populations in our area.
There's been a lot of talk recently about coronavirus variants and whether the the current vaccines will be efficacious enough. And what about double-masking? Dr. Greg talks with colleague Vaneet Arora about the latest COVID info you need to keep you and your loved ones safe.
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is taking a toll on the mental health of children. This week Dr. Greg talks with Dr. Alissa Briggs, assistant professor in the department of pediatrics and in the division of adolescent medicine, about a potential rise in suicide ideation among youngsters.
This week on Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine we highlight UK PATHways, a comprehensive opioid maintenance treatment program for pregnant women recovering from addiction and how it has managed to adapt through the COVID-19 pandemic. Director Jason Joy says the program was born out of a necessity to serve a large population of prenatal patients coming to UK with substance use disorders.
Dr. Greg talks with Vincent Venditto, an assistant professor in the UK College of Pharmacy about the growing amount of misinformation surrounding COVID-19 vaccines. He separates fact from fiction in this one on one interview.