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  1. doi Development and pilot testing a social cognitive theory-based intervention to prevent childhood obesity among elementary students in rural Kentucky
    Megan Canavera
    Health Promotion and Education, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 45221 0068, USA
    Int Q Community Health Educ 29:57-70. 2008
  2. doi The Kentucky SimSmoke tobacco policy simulation model: reaching Healthy People 2010 goals through policy change
    David T Levy
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, University of Baltimore Department of Economics, USA
    South Med J 101:503-7. 2008
  3. ncbi The Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Stroke Study: preliminary first-ever and total incidence rates of stroke among blacks
    J Broderick
    Department of Neurology, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Ohio 45267 0525, USA
    Stroke 29:415-21. 1998
  4. doi COPD prevalence in southeastern Kentucky: the burden of lung disease study
    Jennifer N Methvin
    University of Kentucky College of Public Health, Limestone, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    Chest 135:102-7. 2009
  5. ncbi Salmonella enterica serovar Kentucky: antimicrobial resistance and molecular analysis of clinical isolates from the Slovak Republic
    Viktor Majtan
    Department of Microbiology, Slovak Medical Univeristy, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
    Jpn J Infect Dis 59:358-62. 2006
  6. doi A needs assessment of complementary and alternative medicine education at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine
    Andrew R Hoellein
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Kentucky, USA
    Med Teach 30:e77-81. 2008
  7. ncbi Cutaneous leishmaniasis in soldiers from Fort Campbell, Kentucky returning from Operation Iraqi Freedom highlights diagnostic and therapeutic options
    Robert J Willard
    Dermatology Services, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 52:977-87. 2005
  8. ncbi Prevalence of large endoparasites at necropsy in horses infected with Population B small strongyles in a herd established in Kentucky in 1966
    E T Lyons
    Department of Veterinary Science, Gluck Equine Research Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40546 0099, USA
    Parasitol Res 99:114-8. 2006
  9. ncbi Vision examinations for all children entering public school--the new Kentucky law
    Joel N Zaba
    Optometry 74:149-58. 2003
  10. ncbi Pneumococcal serotypes from acute otitis media in rural Kentucky
    Stan L Block
    Kentucky Pediatric Research, Inc, Bardstown, Luisville, KY, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:859-65. 2002

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  1. doi Development and pilot testing a social cognitive theory-based intervention to prevent childhood obesity among elementary students in rural Kentucky
    Megan Canavera
    Health Promotion and Education, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 45221 0068, USA
    Int Q Community Health Educ 29:57-70. 2008
    ..The 12-week intervention was conducted with 122 students at a rural elementary school in Kentucky. Significant findings from the intervention were the increase in expectations for drinking water (p=0...
  2. doi The Kentucky SimSmoke tobacco policy simulation model: reaching Healthy People 2010 goals through policy change
    David T Levy
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, University of Baltimore Department of Economics, USA
    South Med J 101:503-7. 2008
    Healthy People (HP) 2010 has a goal of reducing adult smoking prevalence to 12% by 2010. Kentucky, with the highest adult smoking rates (28.7% versus a US average of 20...
  3. ncbi The Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Stroke Study: preliminary first-ever and total incidence rates of stroke among blacks
    J Broderick
    Department of Neurology, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Ohio 45267 0525, USA
    Stroke 29:415-21. 1998
    The Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Stroke Study was designed to be the first large, population-based metropolitan study of temporal trends in stroke incidence rates and outcome within a biracial population.
  4. doi COPD prevalence in southeastern Kentucky: the burden of lung disease study
    Jennifer N Methvin
    University of Kentucky College of Public Health, Limestone, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    Chest 135:102-7. 2009
    ..The Burden of Obstructive Lung Disease (BOLD) initiative provides a standardized way of measuring the prevalence of COPD...
  5. ncbi Salmonella enterica serovar Kentucky: antimicrobial resistance and molecular analysis of clinical isolates from the Slovak Republic
    Viktor Majtan
    Department of Microbiology, Slovak Medical Univeristy, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
    Jpn J Infect Dis 59:358-62. 2006
    A collection of 68 isolates of Salmonella enterica serovar Kentucky collected during the period 2003-2004 from humans in two geographical regions in the Slovak Republic was studied...
  6. doi A needs assessment of complementary and alternative medicine education at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine
    Andrew R Hoellein
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Kentucky, USA
    Med Teach 30:e77-81. 2008
    ..However, little is known about the learners' specific needs for improving their CAM clinical skills...
  7. ncbi Cutaneous leishmaniasis in soldiers from Fort Campbell, Kentucky returning from Operation Iraqi Freedom highlights diagnostic and therapeutic options
    Robert J Willard
    Dermatology Services, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 52:977-87. 2005
    ..Awareness of the clinical features and treatment options of CL would benefit clinicians who may encounter soldiers, as well as civilians, returning from the Middle East with skin lesions...
  8. ncbi Prevalence of large endoparasites at necropsy in horses infected with Population B small strongyles in a herd established in Kentucky in 1966
    E T Lyons
    Department of Veterinary Science, Gluck Equine Research Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40546 0099, USA
    Parasitol Res 99:114-8. 2006
    ..Oxyuris equi (one to 129) were recovered from seven horses (330 days to 23 years old). Thelazia lacrymalis (one to 85) infected the eyes of five horses (317 days to 11 years old)...
  9. ncbi Vision examinations for all children entering public school--the new Kentucky law
    Joel N Zaba
    Optometry 74:149-58. 2003
    b>Kentucky was the first state in the United States to pass a law requiring an eye examination by an optometrist or ophthalmologist for each child entering public school, public preschool, or Head Start program for the first time...
  10. ncbi Pneumococcal serotypes from acute otitis media in rural Kentucky
    Stan L Block
    Kentucky Pediatric Research, Inc, Bardstown, Luisville, KY, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:859-65. 2002
    ..Acute otitis media (AOM) accounts for most infections caused by, but few data are available regarding the incidence of pneumococcal serotypes recovered from children with AOM in the United States...
  11. ncbi Fatal cytauxzoonosis in a Kentucky cat (Felis domesticus)
    Carney B Jackson
    Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center, University of Kentucky, 1490 Bull Lea Road, Box 14125, Lexington, KY 40512 4125, USA
    Vet Parasitol 139:192-5. 2006
    ..Histopathology examination revealed multifocal, variable sized and shaped protozoal life forms in the brain, heart, lung, intestine, spleen, lymph node and kidney consistent with the intraleukocytic schizonts of Cytauxzoon felis...
  12. ncbi Food safety perceptions and behaviors of Kentucky consumers
    Mary Roseman
    University of Kentucky, College of Agriculture, Department of Nutrition and Food Science, 120 Erikson Hall, Lexington, Kentucky 40546 0050, USA
    J Food Prot 69:1412-21. 2006
    ..study sought to determine if this was true for food safety by assessing food safety perceptions and behaviors of Kentucky consumers. Data were collected through a telephone questionnaire based on a survey by the U.S...
  13. doi Surveillance of methadone-related poisonings in Kentucky using multiple data sources
    Terry L Bunn
    Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center, College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40504, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 19:124-31. 2010
    The methadone poisoning death rate for Kentucky in the year 2005 was the sixth highest in the US and increased 17-fold from 1999 to 2005...
  14. doi Association of soil concentrations of Rhodococcus equi and incidence of pneumonia attributable to Rhodococcus equi in foals on farms in central Kentucky
    Noah D Cohen
    Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Am J Vet Res 69:385-95. 2008
    ..To determine whether soil concentrations of total or virulent Rhodococcus equi differed among breeding farms with and without foals with pneumonia caused by R equi...
  15. ncbi Prevalence of latent, neuropathogenic equine herpesvirus-1 in the Thoroughbred broodmare population of central Kentucky
    G P Allen
    Maxwell H Gluck Equine Research Center, Department of Veterinary Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40546 0099, USA
    Equine Vet J 40:105-10. 2008
    ..A central question of EHV-1 myeloencephalopathy is the latency carriage rate for these mutants of EHV-1 in USA horse populations...
  16. doi Associations between parental limits, school vending machine purchases, and soft drink consumption among Kentucky middle school students
    Jen Nickelson
    Department of Health Science, College of Human Environmental Sciences, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0311, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 42:115-22. 2010
    ..To examine associations between parental limits on soft drinks and purchasing soft drinks from school vending machines and consuming soft drinks among middle school students...
  17. ncbi Surveys for disease agents in introduced elk in Arkansas and Kentucky
    Joseph L Corn
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    J Wildl Dis 46:186-94. 2010
    Surveys for disease agents were conducted in introduced free-ranging elk (Cervus elaphus nelsoni) in Arkansas and Kentucky. Elk had been captured in Colorado and Nebraska and released in Arkansas during 1981-1985...
  18. ncbi Prevalence of parasite eggs (Strongyloides westeri, Parascaris equorum, and strongyles) and oocysts (Emeria leuckarti) in the feces of Thoroughbred foals on 14 farms in central Kentucky in 2003
    E T Lyons
    Department of Veterinary Science, Gluck Equine Research Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40546 0099, USA
    Parasitol Res 92:400-4. 2004
    ..of internal parasites was determined by fecal examination for eggs and oocysts in Thoroughbred foals in central Kentucky in 2003. Fecal samples were examined from 733 foals on 14 farms...
  19. ncbi Underestimation of mortality due to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in Kentucky
    Therese S Hughes
    University of Louisville School of Public Health and Information Sciences, Department of Epidemiology and Clinical Investigation Sciences, 555 S Floyd St, Ste 4024, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    J Ky Med Assoc 104:331-9. 2006
    ..Contributory causes of death are not counted in mortality statistics. This may underestimate the true burden of disease...
  20. ncbi Factors associated with higher levels of injury severity in occupants of motor vehicles that were severely damaged in traffic crashes in Kentucky, 2000-2001
    Michael Singleton
    Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center, Lexington, Kentucky 40504, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 5:144-50. 2004
    The majority of motor vehicle occupants who were killed or hospitalized in crashes in Kentucky in 2000-2001 occupied vehicles that were severely damaged in the crash...
  21. doi Collaboration for prevention of chronic disease in Kentucky: the Health Education Through Extension Leaders (HEEL) program
    Peggy Riley
    Health Education through Extension Leadership Program, College of Agriculture and College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, 10 Erikson Hall, Lexington, KY 859 257 8900, USA
    Nurs Clin North Am 43:329-40, vii. 2008
    Health Education Through Extension Leaders (HEEL) is one of the solutions the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture has created to address the problem of chronic disease in Kentucky...
  22. doi Does distance matter? Distance to mammography facilities and stage at diagnosis of breast cancer in Kentucky
    Bin Huang
    Kentucky Cancer Registry, Markey Cancer Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    J Rural Health 25:366-71. 2009
    National and regional data indicate that breast cancer early detection is low in Kentucky, especially rural regions, perhaps because access to mammography services can be problematic.
  23. pmc Smoking and survival among Kentucky women diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer: 1995-2005
    Ann L Coker
    University of Kentucky, School of Medicine, Lexington, Kentucky 40506, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 112:365-9. 2009
    ..To determine whether smokers with cervical cancer were more likely to die from cervical cancer compared with non smokers after adjusting for confounding factors...
  24. ncbi Epidemiology of ischemic stroke in patients with diabetes: the greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Stroke Study
    Brett M Kissela
    Department of Neurology, University of Cincinnati, 231 Albert Sabin Way, ML 0525, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0525, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:355-9. 2005
    ..Diabetes is a well known risk factor for stroke, but the impact of diabetes on stroke incidence rates is not known. This study uses a population-based study to describe the epidemiology of ischemic stroke in diabetic patients...
  25. ncbi Physician and staff perceptions of barriers to colorectal cancer screening in Appalachian Kentucky
    Kimberly M Kelly
    Human Cancer Genetics Program, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Cancer Control 14:167-75. 2007
    ..We investigated the reasons for, barriers to, and follow-up of colorectal cancer (CRC) screening recommendations in primary care practices seeing patients from Appalachian Kentucky.
  26. ncbi The 2001 Kentucky Childrens Oral Health Survey: findings for children ages 24 to 59 months and their caregivers
    J David Hardison
    Division of Dental Public Health, College of Dentistry, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
    Pediatr Dent 25:365-72. 2003
    This study was performed to provide a 2001 benchmark of oral health status of children in Kentucky with a comparison to the most recent state (1987) and national surveys.
  27. ncbi Enhanced undergraduate public health nursing experience: a collaborative experience with the Kentucky Department for Public Health
    Debra Gay Anderson
    College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0232, USA
    Fam Community Health 27:291-7. 2004
    The Kentucky Department for Public Health and the University of Kentucky College of Nursing entered into a collaborative partnership to provide an enhanced public health nursing experience for a select group of undergraduate students...
  28. ncbi Revising appointment, promotion, and tenure procedures to incorporate an expanded definition of scholarship: the University of Kentucky College of Medicine experience
    L M Nora
    Department of Neurology, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY 40536 0298, USA
    Acad Med 75:913-24. 2000
    ..Recent changes in the academic environment of the University of Kentucky (UK) College of Medicine led to an examination of its appointment, promotion, and tenure procedures...
  29. ncbi Sleep habits and risk factors for sleep-disordered breathing in infants and young toddlers in Louisville, Kentucky
    Hawley E Montgomery-Downs
    Department of Psychology, West Virginia University Morgantown, WV 26506 6040, USA
    Sleep Med 7:211-9. 2006
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  30. ncbi Seasonal phenology and natural enemies of the squash bug (Hemiptera: Coreidae) in Kentucky
    Kimberly B Decker
    Department of Entomology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40546, USA
    Environ Entomol 37:670-8. 2008
    ..The seasonal phenology of the squash bug in central Kentucky and its natural enemies were studied using summer squash planted sequentially throughout the 2005 and 2006 ..
  31. ncbi Perfluoroalkyl sulfonates and perfluorocarboxylates in two wastewater treatment facilities in Kentucky and Georgia
    Bommanna G Loganathan
    Department of Chemistry and Center for Reservoir Research, Murray State University, Murray, KY 42071, USA
    Water Res 41:4611-20. 2007
    ..The two WWTPs selected for this study represent rural (Plant A, Kentucky) and urban (Plant B, Georgia) areas. PFOS was a major contaminant in samples from Plant A (8...
  32. ncbi Examination of weight status and dietary behaviors of middle school students in Kentucky
    Mary G Roseman
    Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40546 0050, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:1139-45. 2007
    ..This study examines the relationship between weight status and dietary practices of middle school students...
  33. doi Narrative text analysis of Kentucky tractor fatality reports
    Terry L Bunn
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40504, United States
    Accid Anal Prev 40:419-25. 2008
    ..A narrative text analysis of 69 Kentucky Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) agricultural tractor fatality reports from 1994 to 2004 was ..
  34. doi Evaluation of parasiticidal activity of fenbendazole, ivermectin, oxibendazole, and pyrantel pamoate in horse foals with emphasis on ascarids (Parascaris equorum) in field studies on five farms in Central Kentucky in 2007
    E T Lyons
    Department of Veterinary Science, Gluck Equine Research Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40546 0099, USA
    Parasitol Res 103:287-91. 2008
    Horse foals on five farms in Central Kentucky were used in field studies in 2007 evaluating activity of paste formulations of four compounds (fenbendazole-FBZ, ivermectin-IVM, oxibendazole-OBZ, and pyrantel pamoate-PRT) against internal ..
  35. ncbi Trading nutrition for education: nutritional status and the sale of snack foods in an eastern Kentucky school
    Deborah L Crooks
    Department of Anthropology, University of Kentucky, USA
    Med Anthropol Q 17:182-99. 2003
    ..approach to understanding the nutritional status of elementary school children in a rural community in eastern Kentucky. It pays particular attention to the ways in which the school's nutrition environment shapes overweight and ..
  36. ncbi Cancer incidence in Kentucky, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia: disparities in Appalachia
    Eugene J Lengerich
    Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, College of Medicine, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA 17033 0855, USA
    J Rural Health 21:39-47. 2005
    ..While mortality from cancer in Appalachia has previously been reported to be elevated, rates of cancer incidence in Appalachia remain unreported...
  37. ncbi Cancer survival in Kentucky and health insurance coverage
    Kathleen McDavid
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:2135-44. 2003
    ..Few studies have systematically examined cancer survival by individual level health insurance data from a state population-based cancer registry for 4 anatomic sites...
  38. ncbi The disparity between the numbers of vulnerable elderly disabled in Kentucky and the number of available long-term care beds
    Ngoc Huynh
    Trover Foundation Family Practice Residency Program, Madisonville, KY, USA
    J Ky Med Assoc 104:195-7. 2006
    This study examines the relationship between the increasing number of elderly and disabled people in Kentucky and the static number of long-term nursing home beds available. A comparison is made by using the 2000 US census data...
  39. doi Field studies indicating reduced activity of ivermectin on small strongyles in horses on a farm in Central Kentucky
    E T Lyons
    Department of Veterinary Science, Gluck Equine Research Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 4056 0099, USA
    Parasitol Res 103:209-15. 2008
    ..against small strongyles in horses (foals, yearlings, and older animals) on a farm (Farm MC) in Central Kentucky in late 2006 and during 2007...
  40. ncbi Human papillomavirus vaccine: knowledge and attitudes in two Appalachian Kentucky counties
    Claudia Hopenhayn
    College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:627-34. 2007
    ..We assessed women's acceptance of HPV vaccination for themselves and for adolescent girls, in an Appalachian population with cervical cancer incidence and mortality rates among the highest in the United States...
  41. pmc Rabies postexposure prophylaxis survey--Kentucky, 1994
    M Auslander
    Kentucky Department for Public Health, Frankfort, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 3:199-202. 1997
    ..Because rabies in domestic animals in Kentucky is uncommon, these findings suggest that had the existing recommendations been followed, the prophylaxis would ..
  42. ncbi Agricultural injuries among older Kentucky farmers: The Farm Family Health and Hazard Surveillance Study
    S R Browning
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, Lexington, USA
    Am J Ind Med 33:341-53. 1998
    ..of agricultural injuries during a 1-year period in a sample of 998 farmers aged 55 years and older living in Kentucky. A total of 98 farm-related injuries were reported among 88 older farmers for a crude injury rate of 9...
  43. ncbi Prevalence of selected species of internal parasites in equids at necropsy in central Kentucky (1995-1999)
    E T Lyons
    Department of Veterinary Science, Gluck Equine Research Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40546 0099, USA
    Vet Parasitol 92:51-62. 2000
    ..endoparasites in equids (n=350) at necropsy was conducted at the Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center in central Kentucky (1995-1999)...
  44. doi Probable reason why small strongyle EPG counts are returning "early" after ivermectin treatment of horses on a farm in Central Kentucky
    E T Lyons
    Department of Veterinary Science, Gluck Equine Research Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, 40546 0099, USA
    Parasitol Res 104:569-74. 2009
    ..out in 2008 in four yearling horses (H-2, H-4, H-10, and H-11) born and raised together on a farm (MC) in Central Kentucky. These horses were treated intraorally with ivermectin paste at the dose rate of 200 microg/kg...
  45. ncbi Association of insects and ergot (Claviceps purpurea) in Kentucky bluegrass seed production fields
    M D Butler
    Central Oregon Agricultural Research Center, Oregon State University, Madras 97741, USA
    J Econ Entomol 94:1471-6. 2001
    Insects in Kentucky bluegrass seed production fields in Oregon, Idaho, and Washington were sampled just before harvest and their association with ergot conidia of Claviceps purpurea Fr. (Tul.) was evaluated during 1996-1998...
  46. ncbi Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Stroke Study: volume of first-ever ischemic stroke among blacks in a population-based study
    B Kissela
    Department of Neurology, University of Cincinnati, OH 45267 0525, USA
    Stroke 32:1285-90. 2001
    ..The volume of ischemic stroke on CT scans has been studied in a standardized fashion in acute stroke therapy trials with median volumes between 10.5 to 55 cm(3). The volume of first-ever ischemic stroke in the population is not known...
  47. ncbi Reproductive performance measures among Thoroughbred mares in central Kentucky, during the 2004 mating season
    K A Bosh
    Maxwell H Cluck Equine Research Center, Department of Veterinary Sciences, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40506, USA
    Equine Vet J 41:883-8. 2009
    ..To improve efficiency at the farm level, a better understanding of how farm management factors impact reproductive performance is important...
  48. ncbi University of Kentucky experience with laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy using two different techniques
    Hoonbae Jeon
    Transplant Section, Department of Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
    Int Surg 91:332-5. 2006
    ..There was no ureteral complication in both groups. HALDN provides shorter operative and extraction times and better recipient surgeon satisfaction without increasing donor morbidity...
  49. ncbi Syndromic surveillance: hospital emergency department participation during the Kentucky Derby Festival
    Ruth Carrico
    Infection Control, University of Louisville Hospital, Kentucky 40202, USA
    Disaster Manag Response 3:73-9. 2005
    ..An easily adaptable prototype system was developed to monitor emergency department patient visits during the Kentucky Derby Festival in Louisville, Kentucky, from April 16-May 14, 2002...
  50. ncbi Vinyl chloride and liver and brain cancer at a polymer production plant in Louisville, Kentucky
    Richard Lewis
    University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 45:533-7. 2003
    ..One plant located in Louisville, Kentucky, is included in many of these studies...
  51. ncbi Acute babesiosis caused by Babesia divergens in a resident of Kentucky
    James F Beattie
    N Engl J Med 347:697-8. 2002
  52. ncbi Field studies on endoparasites of Thoroughbred foals on seven farms in central Kentucky in 2004
    E T Lyons
    Department of Veterinary Science, Gluck Equine Research Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40546 0099, USA
    Parasitol Res 98:496-500. 2006
    ..a parasite study were collected from Thoroughbred foals (n=349), 28 to 330 days old, on seven farms in central Kentucky during 49 monthly trips from May to October, November, or December 2004...
  53. ncbi A single nutrition counseling session with a registered dietitian improves short-term clinical outcomes for rural Kentucky patients with chronic diseases
    Lisa M Gaetke
    Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Kentucky, 218 Funkhouser Bldg, Lexington, KY 40506 0054, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:109-12. 2006
    ..This study further confirms the value of a single nutrition counseling session as an effective approach to treating type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease...
  54. ncbi Risk factors associated with sudden unexplained infant death: a prospective study of infant care practices in Kentucky
    Lisa B E Shields
    Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, Urban Government Center, 810 Barret Ave, Louisville, KY 40204, USA
    Pediatrics 116:e13-20. 2005
    ....
  55. pmc Evaluation of educational materials on colorectal cancer screening in Appalachian Kentucky
    RaeAnne E Davis
    Kentucky Cancer Program, University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Control Program, Lexington, KY, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A43. 2006
    ..of preventive screening for colorectal cancer, compliance with screening recommendations in Appalachian Kentucky is low...
  56. pmc Six-year study of the incidence of herpes in genital and nongenital cultures in a central Kentucky medical center patient population
    J A Ribes
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0298, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 39:3321-5. 2001
    ..Viral culture results from the University of Kentucky Clinical Microbiology Laboratory were reviewed for a 6-year period (1994 through 1999)...
  57. ncbi The unchanging incidence and case-fatality of stroke in the 1990s: a population-based study
    Dawn Kleindorfer
    University of Cincinnati, 231 Albert Sabin Way ML 0525, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0525, USA
    Stroke 37:2473-8. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to examine temporal trends in stroke incidence and case-fatality within a large, biracial population during the 1990s...
  58. ncbi When and where you want it: continuing education from a distance
    Stacy Deck Shade
    University of Louisville, Kent School of Social Work, KY 40292, USA
    Gerontol Geriatr Educ 24:95-114. 2004
    ..It provides practical information on ways to enhance interactivity and overcome obstacles. Preliminary outcomes for learners in a four-state area are summarized...
  59. ncbi Development and implementation of a quality assurance infrastructure in a multisite home visitation program in Ohio and Kentucky
    Robert T Ammerman
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Sabin Building, 5th Floor, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Prev Interv Community 34:89-107. 2007
    ..and implementation of Every Child Succeeds, a multisite home visitation program in southwestern Ohio and Northern Kentucky. In order to optimize quality assurance and generate new learning for the field, a Web-based system (eECS) was ..
  60. ncbi Effects of peer education on the peer educators in a school-based HIV prevention program: where should peer education research go from here?
    Angela Ebreo
    Department of Behavioral Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA
    Health Educ Behav 29:411-23. 2002
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  61. ncbi An innovative method for preparation for rural practice: the high school rural scholars program
    William J Crump
    University of Louisville Trover Foundation, Off Campus Teaching Center, Madisonville, USA
    J Ky Med Assoc 100:499-504. 2002
    ..The ACT composite score increased by 1.2 points, to 23. The reading and science subscores showed the largest increase. Although labor-intensive for the coordinators, the program was successful in meeting the stated goals...
  62. ncbi Enhancing cancer nursing education through school of nursing partnerships: the Cancer Nursing Faculty Fellows Program
    Carla P Hermann
    School of Nursing, University of Louisville, 555 South Floyd Street, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    J Nurs Educ 47:275-8. 2008
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  63. ncbi Efficacy of training and fidelity of implementation of the life skills training program
    Ellen J Hahn
    University of Kentucky College of Nursing and College of Medicine, School of Public Health, 760 Rose St, Lexington, KY 40536 0232, USA
    J Sch Health 72:282-7. 2002
    ..A convenience sample of master trainers (n = 44) and teachers (n = 45) from 16 Kentucky counties participated...
  64. ncbi Initial impact of a national dental education program on the oral health and dental knowledge of children
    Aaron R Biesbrock
    Procter and Gamble Company Health Care Research Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    J Contemp Dent Pract 4:1-10. 2003
    ..Collectively, these data support the role of the educational program in promoting improved oral health in these children over a one month period...
  65. ncbi Knowledge regarding preventive care for breast cancer in African American women in west Kentucky
    Georgia Greenwell
    Henderson Community College, 2660 South Green Street, Henderson, KY 42420, USA
    Ky Nurse 50:5-6. 2002
  66. ncbi The increasing incidence of anticoagulant-associated intracerebral hemorrhage
    M L Flaherty
    Department of Neurology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0525, USA
    Neurology 68:116-21. 2007
    ..To define temporal trends in the incidence of anticoagulant-associated intracerebral hemorrhage (AAICH) during the 1990s and relate them to rates of cardioembolic ischemic stroke...
  67. pmc Asthma prevalence, cost, and adherence with expert guidelines on the utilization of health care services and costs in a state Medicaid population
    L T Piecoro
    Managed Care, Procter and Gamble Pharmaceuticals, Mason, OH 45040, USA
    Health Serv Res 36:357-71. 2001
    ..DATA SOURCES: Kentucky Medicaid administrative data for 1996...
  68. ncbi Lack of HIV seropositivity among a group of rural probationers: explanatory factors
    Carrie B Oser
    Department of Behavioral Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506, USA
    J Rural Health 22:273-5. 2006
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  69. doi Longitudinal test of a multiple domain model of adolescent condom use
    Rick S Zimmerman
    University of Kentucky, Department of Communication, Lexington 40506 0042, USA
    J Sex Res 44:380-94. 2007
    ..Results provide support for an MDM that goes beyond traditional social psychological models for a broader understanding of condom use in adolescents. Implications for further theory testing and safer sexual interventions are discussed...
  70. ncbi Telemedicine: a solution to the followup of rural trauma patients?
    B Boulanger
    Department of Surgery and Kentucky TeleCare, University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington 40536 0084, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 192:447-52. 2001
    ..Our hypothesis was that telemedicine-based followup of trauma patients discharged to remote areas is feasible and is associated with high patient and physician satisfaction...
  71. ncbi Evaluating the impact of problem-based learning on learning styles of master's students in nursing administration
    Constance M Baker
    International Health Initiatives, Office of International Affairs, School of Nursing, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN 46202 3462, USA
    J Prof Nurs 23:214-9. 2007
    ..Assessing student outcomes in Nursing Administration MSN curriculum is possible with standardized tests designed by management and psychology educators. Experiential learning theory is a useful perspective from which to study PBL...
  72. ncbi The relationship between implementation fidelity and educational outcomes in a school-based family support program: development of a model for evaluating multidimensional full-service programs
    John Kalafat
    Rutgers Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, 152 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8085, USA
    Eval Program Plann 30:136-48. 2007
    ..Strong positive relationships were found between overall program implementation and program-level outcomes achieved by student participants...
  73. ncbi The relative predictive ability of four different measures of hemodialysis dose
    Andrew S O'Connor
    Division of Nephrology and Center for Health Care Research and Policy, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH 44109, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 40:1289-94. 2002
    ..However, the relative predictive ability of four common measures of dialysis dose (urea reduction ratio, single-pool Kt/V, double-pool Kt/V, and urea index) is unclear...
  74. ncbi Use of an electronic survey to assess the training and practice experiences of pharmacy residency graduates
    Kelly M Smith
    College of Pharmacy, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0293, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 62:2283-8. 2005
  75. ncbi Nursing retention in the era of a nursing shortage: Norton Navigators
    Bernadette Zucker
    Norton Healthcare, Louisville, Kentucky 40065, USA
    J Nurses Staff Dev 22:302-6. 2006
    ..Other benefits include saving 40,000 dollars per retained nurse, higher patient satisfaction, and an increase in recruitment...
  76. ncbi Caring for children with intellectual and developmental disabilities: virtual patient instruction improves students' knowledge and comfort level
    Carla L Sanders
    Human Development Institute, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40509, USA
    J Pediatr Nurs 22:457-66. 2007
    ..The modules on CD were piloted with nursing students from three universities. Results of the effectiveness study demonstrated significant gains in knowledge and comfort level regarding the care of children with DD...
  77. ncbi Intervening to promote early initiation of breastfeeding in the LDR
    Carol Komara
    OB Women s Care, University of Kentucky Hospital, Lexington, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 32:117-21. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of an interventional protocol for the early initiation of breastfeeding that would remove barriers in the labor, delivery, recovery (LDR) unit...
  78. ncbi How all stars works: an examination of program effects on mediating variables
    Ralph B McNeal
    Department of Sociology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, 06269, USA
    Health Educ Behav 31:165-78. 2004
    ..program that was recently evaluated in a randomized field trial in 14 middle schools in Lexington and Louisville, Kentucky. The authors examined targeted and nontargeted variables as possible mediators of program effectiveness...
  79. ncbi Barriers to domestic violence screening in the pediatric setting
    M J Erickson
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Pediatrics 108:98-102. 2001
    ..licensed in Ohio were less likely to have specific domestic violence training (23% vs 60%) as compared with Kentucky physicians, where domestic violence education is required for licensing...
  80. ncbi Improving the oral health knowledge of osteopathic medical students
    Judith Skelton
    Department of Oral Health Science, University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, Lexington 40536 0297, USA
    J Dent Educ 66:1289-96. 2002
    ..access to dental care, the oral health of rural Appalachians is poorer than that of people in other parts of Kentucky. Limited health care dollars go to primary medical care which may be the only contact these individuals have with ..
  81. ncbi Preparing for disaster: a way of developing community relationships
    Gail Insko Wise
    Kentucky Christian University, School of Nursing, May s Lick, KY, USA
    Disaster Manag Response 5:14-7. 2007
    ..A school of nursing within a small, private university located in eastern Kentucky formed new partnerships with the community as a result of completing a practice drill...
  82. ncbi Phase 1 of a comprehensive course review process: program innovation
    Judith Skelton
    Department of Oral Health Science, University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, Lexington 40536 0297, USA
    J Dent Educ 66:405-13. 2002
    ..The purpose of this paper is to describe Phase I of an evolving course review process at the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry (UKCD)...
  83. pmc Health, mental health, substance use, and service utilization among rural and urban incarcerated women
    Michele Staton-Tindall
    University of Kentucky, Center on Drug and Alcohol Research, Lexington, KY 40506 0350, USA
    Womens Health Issues 17:183-92. 2007
    ..Implications for correctional and community treatment opportunities in rural and urban areas are discussed...
  84. ncbi Factors influencing use of dental services in rural and urban communities: considerations for practitioners in underserved areas
    Lisa J Heaton
    A 219 Kentucky Clinic, College of Dentistry, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0284, USA
    J Dent Educ 68:1081-9. 2004
    ..The goals of this study were to assess the use of dental services in both rural and urban areas of Kentucky and to examine challenges facing practitioners in rural areas...
  85. ncbi Service learning in the medical curriculum: developing and evaluating an elective experience
    Carol L Elam
    Office of Academic Affairs, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
    Teach Learn Med 15:194-203. 2003
    ..Service learning is a pedagogy that links community service with academic experience...
  86. ncbi How we implemented a service-learning elective
    Carol L Elam
    University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY 40536 0298, USA
    Med Teach 24:249-53. 2002
    ..the process used to introduce a service-learning course into the medical curriculum at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine...
  87. ncbi A first-year community-based service learning elective: design, implementation, and reflection
    Nathan J Averill
    University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0298, USA
    Teach Learn Med 19:47-54. 2007
    ..Medical schools have increasingly begun to incorporate service learning practices into their curricula...
  88. ncbi The Kentucky plan revisited: lessons learned from an innovative doctoral education program
    Joel M Lee
    College of Public Health, 121 Washington Street, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
    J Health Adm Educ 24:269-81. 2007
    ..special issue of the Journal of Health Administration Education, the authors presented the University of Kentucky College of Public Health's plans for an innovative new Doctor of Public Health (Dr. P.H.) degree...
  89. ncbi Implementing the National Local Public Health System Performance Assessment: evaluation of a readiness process in Kentucky
    Evelyn A Knight
    Center for Health Services Management and Research, School of Public Health, University of Kentucky, Lexington 40536 0003, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 10:216-24. 2004
    The objectives of the study described in this article were to test training and resource materials for preparing Kentucky public health agency staff to lead the National Local Public Health System Performance Assessment and to identify ..
  90. ncbi Stroke in a biracial population: the excess burden of stroke among blacks
    Brett Kissela
    Department of Neurology, Neuroscience Institute, University of Cincinnati, OH 45267 0525, USA
    Stroke 35:426-31. 2004
    ..Our population-based epidemiological study is set in the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky region of 1...
  91. ncbi Development and pilot testing of a bicycle safety questionnaire for adult bicyclists
    Carrie A McCoy
    Department of Nursing, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights 41099, USA
    Public Health Nurs 19:440-50. 2002
    ..Bicycle riders with previous safety training had significantly different scores on the riding behavior and user burden subscales...
  92. ncbi Social influences on cigarette initiation among college students
    Ruth R Staten
    College of Nursing and University Health Service, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
    Am J Health Behav 31:353-62. 2007
    ..To examine the relationship of demographic and social influence with initiation of cigarette use among undergraduates...
  93. ncbi Collaboration between nurses and agricultural teachers to prevent adolescent agricultural injuries: the Agricultural Disability Awareness and Risk Education Model
    Deborah B Reed
    College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington 40356 0232, USA
    Public Health Nurs 21:323-30. 2004
    ..School and public health nurses, working together with agriculture teachers, may make an effective team in reducing injuries among teen agricultural workers...
  94. ncbi Cost-benefit analysis on the HPV vaccine in Medicaid-enrolled females of the Appalachian region of Kentucky
    Smita R Prasad
    University of Kentucky College of Public Health, Health Services Management, 121 Washington Ave, Room 103, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    J Ky Med Assoc 106:271-6. 2008
    ..of vaccinating against Human Papillomavirus (HPV) in Medicaid enrolled females of the Appalachian region of Kentucky (n = 49,411 females) aged 12 to 25 years, versus paying for the treatment of cervical cancer cases (n = 643 cases)..
  95. ncbi Incidence rates and populations at risk for spinal cord injury: A regional study
    D A Burke
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, KY 40292, USA
    Spinal Cord 39:274-8. 2001
    ..OBJECTIVES: The populations at risk for spinal cord injury (SCI) in the northwestern Kentucky (KY) and southern Indiana (IN) regions were identified following examination of the causes and factors associated ..
  96. ncbi Prevalence of obesity and cardiovascular risk factors among manufacturing company employees in Kentucky
    Bonnie Brehm
    College of Nursing, University of Cincinnati, OH, USA
    AAOHN J 55:397-406. 2007
    ..obesity and cardiovascular risk factors among male and female employees of eight small manufacturing companies in Kentucky. Randomly selected employees were screened using anthropometric and metabolic measures and a food frequency ..
  97. ncbi Depressive symptoms in adolescents living in rural America
    Ann R Peden
    College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, 760 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40536 0232, USA
    J Rural Health 21:310-6. 2005
    ..The purposes of this pilot study were to examine prevalence of depressive symptoms among rural adolescents and identify related social and environmental variables...
  98. ncbi Epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus at a children's hospital
    Andrew L Campbell
    Kosair Children s Hospital, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky 40204, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 24:427-30. 2003
    ..To describe the relative contribution of and risk factors for both community-acquired and nosocomial methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections...
  99. ncbi Differences in prevalence of prescription opiate misuse among rural and urban probationers
    Jennifer R Havens
    Center on Drug and Alcohol Research, Department of Behavioral Science, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, Kentucky 40502, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 33:309-17. 2007
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  100. ncbi Lay explanations for Kentucky's "Coronary Valley"
    Egle Narevic
    College of Social Work, University of Kentucky, Lexington 40536 0086, USA
    J Community Health 27:53-62. 2002
    b>Kentucky and its neighboring states have some of the highest coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality rates in the United States, leading researchers to nickname the region "Coronary Valley...
  101. ncbi Comorbid medical illnesses and perceived general health among adult recipients of Medicaid Mental Health Services
    Patricia B Howard
    College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0232, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 28:255-74. 2007
    ..Frequently reported medical problems included arthritis, migraines, and high blood pressure. Knowledge of physical problems in persons with mental illness is essential for advanced practice nurses...

Research Grants79

  1. Lung Injury and Shock Pathogenesis in Y. pestis Sepsis
    ANDREW LECHNER; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In April 2003, we obtained Icr KIM6 for preliminary studies from Dr. Sue C. Straley (U. Kentucky), who will also provide the pgm CO99 and WT/CO99 to be used here...
  2. Older Mothers and Adult Daughters: High Blood Pressure Self Management Behaviors
    Celeste Shawler; Fiscal Year: 2010
    Heart disease is the leading cause of death in American women. Kentucky ranks as the 6 highest state in the nation for heart disease among women...
  3. Older Mothers and Adult Daughters: High Blood Pressure Self Management Behaviors
    Celeste Shawler; Fiscal Year: 2009
    Heart disease is the leading cause of death in American women. Kentucky ranks as the 6 highest state in the nation for heart disease among women...
  4. SV5 and Hendra virus F protein promoted membrane fusion
    REBECCA DUTCH; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..PERFORMANCE S1TE(S) (organization, city, state) University of Kentucky. Lexineton. KY KEY PERSONNEL. See instructions Name Rebecca Ellis Dutch Michael Sheehan Willie Craft, Jr...
  5. Comparison of US and European Babesia divergens Isolates
    Patricia Holman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..S. However, a recent case of acute Babesiosis in a resident of Kentucky was shown to be caused by a parasite morphologically indistinguishable from European Babesia divergens...
  6. Structure M.tuberculosis Adenosine Kinase Design Antimicrobial Nucleoside Analogs
    Mark Dignan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    The University of Kentucky's Cancer Control Program, Department of Behavioral Science , Kentucky Cancer Program, and community partners are proposing a five-year, community-based, participatory project to increase colorectal cancer ..
  7. Breast and Prostate Cancer Patterns of Care in Kentucky
    Steven Fleming; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..this research is to conduct "enhanced surveillance and operations research using population- based data" from the Kentucky Cancer Registry (KCR)...
  8. Tennessee Valley Cooperative Human Tissue Network
    MARY WASHINGTON; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Baptist Hospital in Nashville, TN, and Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga, TN, University of Louisville in\par Kentucky) to qualified researchers on a prospective basis; 2) to collect and bank pre-neoplastic lesions to\par facilitate ..
  9. Health Effects of Occupational Exposures in PGDP Workers
    DAVID TOLLERUD; Fiscal Year: 2007
    The Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant (PGDP) is located in Western Kentucky, about 10 miles west of the City of Paducah...
  10. Health Effects of Occupational Exposures in PGDP Workers
    DAVID TOLLERUD; Fiscal Year: 2005
    DESCRIPTION: The Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant (PGDP) is located in Western Kentucky, about 10 miles west of the City of Paducah...
  11. A VISUAL CUE MODEL TO INVESTIGATE COCAINE REWARD
    Chana Akins; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Akins, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Kentucky. She has served in a tenure-track faculty position for 5 years, during which time she has had 10 publications, ..
  12. THE APPALACHIA CANCER NETWORK
    Stephen Wyatt; Fiscal Year: 2004
    The Markey Cancer Center at the University of Kentucky, in collaboration with its key consortium affiliates (Pennsylvania State University and West Virginia University), regional partners and community-based cancer control coalitions, ..
  13. Biobehavioral Cardiovascular Health Promotion Intervention in a State Prison Syst
    Debra Moser; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..body mass index, age, and cardio-respiratory fitness], lipid profile, and modifiable lifestyle behaviors) in 4 Kentucky Department of Corrections (KyDOC) state-run prisons. This study will be conducted in 4 state operated prisons...
  14. Increasing Colorectal Cancer Screening in Rural Kentucky
    Mark Dignan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    The University of Kentucky's Cancer Control Program, Department of Behavioral Science , Kentucky Cancer Program, and community partners are proposing a five-year, community-based, participatory project to increase colorectal cancer ..