Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine

A new study suggests it might be OK to feed your child proteins contained in peanuts at an early age in an effort to prevent nut allergies from taking hold.  Dr. Greg Davis speaks about the ground breaking research with local pediatric allergist and immunologist Tracy Overbeck.

UK Now

This week Dr. Greg talks with Dr. Khaled Ziada, an interventional cardiologist at the University of Kentucky's Gill Heart Institute, about a new clinical trial to treat patients with chronic hypertension.  The SPYRAL trial is exploring a novel approach to treat hypertension by manipulating the sympathetic nervous system signals that contribute to high blood pressure.

UK Now

This week on Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine the host talks with Dr. Nancy Schoenberg, Associate Dean for Research, College of Public Health | Marion Pearsall Professor, Behavioral Science, College of Medicine about her efforts to increase cervical cancer screenings in Eastern Kentucky.

UK Now

Dr. Greg talks with Dr. John Ragsdale, an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, who along with his colleagues published a study in the journal Academic Medicine demonstrating the effectiveness of short workshops designed to train doctors to detect nonverbal signs of patient emotion.

UK Now

This week on Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine the host talks with UK Eldercare Specialist Terri Weber about the Senior Care Resource Fair this Friday at the Boone Center.

UK Now

This week Dr. Greg talks with UK Police Chief Joe Monroe about the growing number of crashes involving bicycles, pedestrians, and scooters on campus and what the department is doing about it.

FreeToBreathe.org

This week on Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine the host talks with Mary Ferlan, chairperson of this year's Free To Breathe 5K Run/Walk event Sunday November 6th in Coldstream Park.  Mary has a personal story to share about her involvement  with the group.

UK College of Nursing

This week on Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine the host talks with Dr. Kristin Ashford, assistant dean of research and an associate professor in the UK College of Nursing, about her ongoing studies involving pregnancy and opiate addiction.

National Safety Council

The recent ten year observance of the Comair crash provided an opportunity for Dr. Greg Davis to reconnect with former NTSB lead investigator Debbie Hersman.  Debbie now serves as president and chief executive officer of the non-profit National Safety Council.  She talks about a number of safety related topics ranging from impaired driving, texting while walking or driving, alcohol, marijuana, and opioid abuse.

UK Sanders-Brown Center On Aging

This week on Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine the host talks with Dr. Linda Van Eldik, director of the Sanders- Brown Center on Aging about a new $8.25M grant from the National Institutes of Health that the center's Alzheimer's Disease division will use to further its research into treating and hopefully curing, Alzheimer's Disease and dementia, a particularly devastating aspect of what some have referred to as the "Silver Tsunami."

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