Greg Davis

Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine Host

Dr. Greg Davis is a forensic pathologist with UK HealthCare. Every week, Davis speaks with local health providers, professionals, and researchers on Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine.

Dr. Greg has updated statistics on the need for organ donation throughout the U-S and Kentucky.  The numbers are startling.

Associated Press

This week Dr. Greg Davis addresses some confusion over a recent article in the Journal of the American Medical Association claiming that pathologists only agree 75% of the time when diagnosing breast cancer.  He talks with two surgical pathologists at UK Healthcare who have a subspecialty interest in breast pathology:  Dr. Luis Samayoa, and Dr. Rachel Stewart.

uk worklife

This week on Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine the host shines the spotlight on, and explodes some myths about social workers.

Fayette County Health Department

This week Dr. Greg has details on a now postponed Colon Cancer Prevention Fair at the Lyric Theatre where people can learn about the disease, the number two cancer killer, and receive a free take-home colon cancer screening kit.  The Fayette County Health Department says the event will be rescheduled for later this month.  March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.

This week Dr. Greg chats with Kristy Deep, director of UK Healthcare Enterprise Quality about the importance of patient satisfaction surveys.

HIV Drugs Show Promise In Treating Common Eye Disease

Jan 7, 2015

Dr. Greg Davis talks with Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati, professor and vice chair of the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences at the University of Kentucky, and his colleague Dr. Ben Fowler about a landmark study published recently in the journal Science by an international group of scientists, led by Dr. Ambati, showing that HIV/AIDS drugs that have been used for the last 30 years could be repurposed to treat age-related macular degeneration (AMD), as well as other inflammatory disorders, because of a previously undiscovered intrinsic and inflammatory activity those drugs possess.

This week Dr. Greg highlights an upcoming conference to better equip those caring for loved ones affected by Alzheimer's  disease and Dementia.

Dr. Greg talks with Jeffrey Beall, a research librarian at the University of Colorado at Denver, about the prevalence of “predatory” journals.

Dr. Greg Davis talks with Ed Pavlik with UK's Markey Cancer Center about an important "Tealgate" event this Saturday before the UK football game.

This week Dr. Greg gets to the bottom of the e-cigarette craze and asks whether they are any safer than traditional tobacco cigs.

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