Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine

Wellness Health and You

Our knowledge of the coronavirus is changing day by day with massive amounts of information coming in and the University of Kentucky is looking to add to that understanding by asking the public to participate in an online survey.  Dr. Greg speaks with Dr. Marc Kiviniemi of the department of health, behavior and society in the UK College of Public Health about a new project of Wellness Health & You or WHY, about what people are doing to protect against the COVID-19 Global Pandemic.

UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment

Home gardening is on the rise thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic as millions of homebound people search for ways to break up the monotony while also perhaps making fewer trips to the grocery store or fast-food drive-thru's.  Dr. Greg talks with UK extension specialist Brett Wolf about this ancient technique that can be a balm for both body and mind.

UK HealthCare

May is National Mental Health Awareness month and we've heard a lot about the physical toll the Coronavirus Pandemic is taking on patients and healthcare professionals.  In fact, you may have heard about a recent suicide of a physician in New York state who is on the frontline of the pandemic.  This week Dr. Greg talks with Terry Gevedon, medical director of outpatient psychiatry at the University of Kentucky about the enormous psychological stresses that are being placed on healthcare workers and other frontline professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic.

UK HealthCare

This week on Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine the host talks with Dr. Scottie B. Day, physician in chief at Kentucky Children’s Hospital and president of the Kentucky chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.  Pediatricians are stressing the importance of routine wellness visits for children during the coronavirus pandemic.


Many people have been trying their hand at baking and cooking new recipes in recent weeks, given all of the extra time spent at home.  Dr. Greg spoke with the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment’s Bob Perry to learn about some easy and delicious dishes you can make with many items you already have in your kitchen.

AP File Photo

There’s been a lot of talk recently about increasing COVID-19 testing across Kentucky in an effort to further flatten the curve.  In fact a new testing site for healthcare workers, first responders and anyone over 18 with symptoms opens Friday at the Walgreens on Executive Drive and starting on Monday anyone who wants a test will be able to get one at Bluegrass Community and Technical College on Newtown Pike.  Lots of questions remain about COVID-19 testing in general so Dr. Greg Davis once again sought out the answers from Dr. Vaneet Arora, associate director of clinical microbiology at UK HealthCare.

UK Health and Wellness

This week on Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine our host chats up Amy Rodquist-Kodet, Wellness Specialist and Holistic Health Coach for UK Health and Wellness about ways we can nurture calmness even in the midst of the COVID-19 Global Pandemic.

Autism Society of the Bluegrass

Last week's segment on caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's during the COVID-19 Pandemic generated several questions and one significant suggestion: what advice do you have for parents caring for a loved one with autism?  Dr. Greg got some answers from Family Support Specialist Melanie Tyner-Wilson of the UK Division of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics. She's also a team member of Autism Society of the Bluegrass.

UK Sanders Brown Center on Aging

Dr. Greg talks again with Dr. Gregory Jicha at the UK Sanders Brown Center on Aging about the unique and life and death challenges attached to caring for a loved one with Alzheimers or Dementia during the coronavirus pandemic.

UK Now

This week on Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine our host gets some helpful strategies and tactics we all can employ to help alleviate the stress of remaining "Healthy at Home."  His guest is Dr. Shannon Sauer Zavala, assistant professor in the department of psychology at the University of Kentucky.