Dr. Greg Davis On Medicine

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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.

  

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This week Dr. Greg talks with Melody Ryan, professor, director of International Professional Student Education, and assistant provost for Global Health Intiatives, about and upcoming conference; No One Is Safe Until Everyone Is Safe - The Interconnectedness Of The World  In The COVID Vaccination Era. The conference will be conducted over zoom and is open to anyone wanting to learn more about the fight against the worldwide pandemic.

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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.

 

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March is National Nutrition Month and Dr. Greg gets a crash course on intuitive eating from UK dietitians Dr. Karen Bryla McNees and Vanessa Oliver.


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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.

  

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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.


Dr. Greg, Vaneet And Variants

Feb 17, 2021
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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.


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.


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This week on Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine we talk with Lexington pediatrician Elizabeth Hawes about the unique needs and challenges of children and their caregivers during the COVID-19 pandemic that still shows no sign of abating, even while vaccines are being distributed. Dr. Hawes is with Commonwealth Pediatrics and was recently interviewed by NPR's Steve Innskeep on WUKY's Morning Edition.


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This week on Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine we talk with Amy Rodquist-Kodet with UK Health and Wellness about the physiological and psychological benefits to bundling up and heading out in the great outdoors, yes, even in winter. Amy is now based in Minnesota so she knows of what she speaks.


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