See below for all Conference Presentations 

2021 23rd Annual Kentucky Rural Health Association Conference

Posters: 

Public Health Transformation in Kentucky - 1st Place Winner

HCV poster 2021 Can You Hear Me Now - 2nd Place Winner

Confirmed and Suspected Cases of Tuberculosis in Kentucky:  An Eight Year Update

Stigma and Cultural Competency How an Understanding Can Save Rural Medicine

Baptist Health Paducah Readmissions and Community Health Workers

Coalitions

Impact of Bias

Effectiveness of Physical Therapy in Treating Women with Musculoskeletral Pain and Substance Abuse Disorder in an Addition Recovery Facility A Quality Improvement Project

Kentucky Rural Health Webinar Series Survey


Presentations:

NRHA - The Landscape of Rural Health - Brock Slabach

Building Bridges in Healthcare - Dianna Vice-Pasch

Routine Childhood Immunizations and the Effects of the COVID19 Pandemic- Dr. Emily Messerli

Successful Community Partnerships to Enrich Our Aging Population 

Elder Wellness Initiative  - Lisa Garza, Michaela Williams, Valerie Horn, Grace Donaldson

Rural Kentucky Student Research Education and Collaboration for the Next Generation of Rural Healthcare Leaders -Leslie Woltenberg, Shelley Irving, Joshua Burkhart

Podcasting In Public Health - Nathan Brooks, LeAndre Knox

Vaccines for Children - Tyler Goodlett

Older Adults Flourishing in Rural kentucky or Living Optimally in Rural Kentucky - Ramona Huff, Barbara Gordon, Darla Handy

Development of a Statewide AHEC Administerred Pre-med Prep Project - David Gross, Catherine Malin, Brenda Fitzpatrick

KHAMP USHAMP - Susan Moser

Innovation Solutions to unconventional Challenges A Statewide Approach coordinating healthcare and the utilization of a resource program -Andrew Bledsoe

Preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences and Promoting Resilience A Rural Health Clinic Study - Ramona Osborne

KYIR Provider Enrollment - Gail Desantis

UK Psychiatry Addressing the Rural Psychiatric Workforce - Sandra Batsel-Thomas, James Norton

Right Care - Kayur Patel

Importance of Vaccine Messaging - Amy Herrington

Development of an Intergeneratonal Program to Support the needs of Individuals with Disabilities Living in Rural Appalachia Kentucky -Patrick Kitzman, Melissa Slone, Keisha Hudson

Letcher County Presentaton-Video

Employer Services — Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program (EKCEP) | Federal Workforce Services in Eastern Kentucky

Kentucky Comeback – Hope, Healing, and a Fair Chance


Articles Shared by Attendees During Conference: 

Kentucky Health News- Dr. Steven Stack, KDPH Commissioner

Working Toward the Elimination of Hepatitis C - The Kentucky Hepatitis Academic Mentorship Program

Northeast Kentucky Substance Use Response Coalition Receives National Award

Kentucky Primary Care Association Newsletter

Executive Insights on the present and future state of telehealth

Flourishcare: Helping older adults flourish in Rural Communities

Diffusion of Social Media Among Public Relations Practitioners in Health Departments Across Various Community Population Sizes

Online technology in rural health: Supporting students to overcome the tyranny of distance

Academy of Family Physicians Journal

Using population segmentation to provide better health care for all: the "Bridges to Health" model

Reengineering the Discharge Transition Process of COVID-19 Patients Using Telemedicine, Remote Patient Monitoring, and Around-the-Clock Remote Patient Monitoring from the Emergency Department and Inpatient Units

Telehealth Opportunities in the COVID-19 Pandemic Early Days: What Happened, Did Not Happen, Should Have Happened, and Must Happen in the Near Future?

Health Disparities Affect Millions in Rural U.S. Communities

Rural Veteran Health Care Challenges

To What Extent do Community Characteristics Explain Differences in Closure among Financially Distressed Rural Hospitals?

Why is my community suffering more from COVID-19?

Telehealth Helps Close Health Care Disparity Gap in Rural Areas

Standard set of health outcome measures for older persons

Examining Training Motivations Among Public Health Workers

Impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on rural America

Rural health care and COVID-19: A research roundup

Rural Health Seminar Examines Covid-19 Challenges

Tired of feeling hopeless and out of options?

The United States is experiencing an epidemic of drug overdose deaths.

Substance Use and Misuse in Rural Areas

THE CREATION OF SOCIAL VALUE: CAN AN ONLINE HEALTH COMMUNITY REDUCE RURAL–URBAN HEALTH DISPARITIES?

The Changing Nature of Rural Health Care



2021 8th Annual Hepatitis Conference, July 28, 2021

8th Annual Hepatitis Conference Recording


2020 Kentucky Rural Health Association's 22nd Annual Conference

Preparing for Flu Season During the COVID-19 Pandemic - Troi Cunningham

Ky Homeplace Adapting to Assist Rural Communities - Janet Kegley, Mace Baker

What does it mean when overdose mortality rates decline - Michael Meit, Fran Feltner, Melissa Slone Matt Brown

COVID-19 Vaccine Planning - Emily Messerili

Untangling Social Media -Jessica Robinson

The need for the public to embrace public health - Kevin Kavanagh

Stack_-Covid 19 Cases

Kentucky Telehealth - Beyond COVID 19 - Robert Putt, Donna Veno

Vaccine Storage Handling- Kimberly Sanders

HIV in Rural Communities  - Tina Reed

The Importance of Reminder Recall - Kristin Smitha

The Need to Embrace Public Health - Kevin Kavanagh

Rising Drug Trends in the US and Kentucky - Christopher Kresnak

KHAMP USHAMP - Susan Moser

SPONSOR PRESENTATIONS:

UKCERH - University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health

Vocalinkglobal

OPYS Physician Services

2019 Kentucky Rural Health Association's 21st Annual Conference Presentations:

Access to Resources Social Determinants of Health SDoH Best Practices and Barriers

Advocacy 101

An Overview of St. Claire HealthCares HRSA Community based Division grants

Appropriate Antibiotic Use

Bridging the Gap

DEA Louisville

Fighting the Epidemic with the ECHO Model

Immunization Adverse Reactions Educate Prevent Respond Report 

Importance of Street Medicine in small cities and rural areas

KHIE

Landscape of Rural Health

Project Home Network

Successful Approaches to Community Collaboration

Telepharmacy A Patient Perspective

Toward a Healthier Kentucky

Using the Kentucky Immunization Registry to Reduce Vaccine Preventable Diseases


2018 20th Anniversary Kentucky Rural Health Association Conference Presentations

Adapting to Change and Value Based Care

Addressing Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) through Nutritional Deficiencies in Rural Communities

Advocacy 101 

Ambulance Services

Ben Chandler

CommUNITY Brings Resources and Empowerment to Rural Counties

Engaging the front desk staff

Financially Distressed Rural Healthcare Organizations

Hepatitis A and the Hepatitis A Outbreak in Kentucky

How a Regional AHEC Turned a Single Opioid Educational Activity into a Series of Funded Projects

Immunization Myths and Concerns

Influenza Update

Kentucky Healthcare Industry

Maggie McElwheny NRHA

Outpatient Antimicrobial Stewardship

Preventing Lung Cancer

TEENAGERS and vaccines

The Hard Truth - Treating the Rural Opioid Epidemic

Unequal Access


2018 Viral Hepatitis Conference - CLICK ON ANY OF THE FOLLOWING LINKS TO ACCESS  PRESENTATIONS

Corinna Dan - National Viral Hepatitis Plan 2017-2020

Danielle Revert and Barbra Cave - Hepatitis C Screening , Diagnosis & Linkage to Care

Dr. Allen Brenzel  - Kentucky Opioid Response Effort :  A Strategic Action Plan

Dr. Claudia Espinosa - A Focus on HCV Perinatal Transmission and Exposed Infants

Dr. Jens Rosenau - Medicaid and Viral Hepatitis Treatment in Kentucky

Dr. John Stutts - Ending the Epidemic: Case Management of HBV

Dr. Jon Zibbell - Ending the Hepatitis C Epidemic:  Increases in HCV Infections linked to a growing opioid crisis and the need to treat people who inject drugs

Dr. Lori Caloia - Hepatitis A Outbreak

Dr. Monique Foster - Hepatitis A Outbreaks -National and Historical Perspective

2017 Kentucky Immunization Conference -CLICK ON ANY OF THE FOLLOWING LINKS TO ACCESS PRESENTATIONS

Dr Brown-Adolescent Immunization Update 2017

Dr Marshall-Perspectives on Vaccine Hesitancy

Dr. Statler

Elizabeth Owens

Hepatitis A Outbreak Brief Update

Jody Schweitzer

Tracy Kielman - Why reinvent the wheel


2017 Kentucky Rural Health Association Conference - CLICK ON ANY OF THE FOLLOWING LINKS TO ACCESS THE PRESENTATIONS

Adam Meier 

Barbara Gordon and Madri Hall-Faul

Mary Bennett County Health Rankings and Roadmaps Igniting Action in Rural Communities

David Gross, Dwain Harris, Mike Gayheart and Rose Mueller

Karen Rundall, Judith Theriot, Ivy Alexander and Catharine Lester

Kimberly Hinkel

Mark Noon

Tim Bickel and Donna Veno

Trudi Matthews


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