Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine

Do Your Kids Have All Of Their Shots?

Aug 9, 2017
Fayette County Health Department

The start of a new school year is a good time to revisit this conversation Dr. Greg recently had with Dr.Paul  Offutt, Director of the Vaccine Education Center, and faculty physician in the Division of Infectious Disease at the Children's Hospital in Philadelphia.  He says when it comes to your child and immunization, trust the experts.

Melanie J. Sparks UK Now

Dr. Greg talks with Dr. Tim Yost, co-director of PT Pros in Harlan and a UK College of Health Sciences alumnus, who has come up with an experiential learning program where physical therapy doctoral students spend time in deep coal mines to understand the physical challenges and potential injuries miners face in the course of their work.

Associated Press

In this week's Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine segment the host speaks with John Mustaine of the Epilepsy Foundation of Kentuckiana's Operation Outreach which recently held a Battle Brain FX Symposium addressing military veterans and traumatic brain injury.

UK Now

With so many of us living most of our lives out 'online' how worried should we be about our medical information getting into the wrong hands?  This week Dr. Greg talks patient confidentiality issues with Richard Chapman, chief privacy officer of UK Healthcare.

Associated Press

This week Dr. Greg talks with Gerald Hickson, Senior Vice President for Quality, Safety and Risk Prevention for the Vanderbilt Health System.  He says evidence is mounting that a physician with anger issues or poor social skills can have an adverse effect on your health.

UK Now

This week Dr. Greg Davis talks with Stephen Dobson, professor of entomology in the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment about all things mosquitos; including a relatively new method of controlling the local mosquito population.

Balm In Gilead

Dr. Greg Davis talks with Markeda Yarbrough, clinical research assistant and outreach specialist with UK's Sanders Brown Center on Aging about Memory Sunday, a nationwide effort to increase awareness of Alzheimer's and Dementia amongst African Americans.  The center is partnering with the advocacy group, Balm in Gilead, to spread the word within communities of faith.

UK Now

This week on Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine the host catches up with Markey Cancer Center Director Mark Evers.  He was just minutes away from delivering the annual State of the Cancer Center address.

Lee Townsend

This week Dr. Greg talks ticks with Lee Townsend, an entomoligist with the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment.

UK Now

It seems like a no-brainer but more and more medical schools are teaching students that a collaborative approach to care is best for the patient.  This week Dr. Greg Davis talks with James Norton, director of UK's Center for Interprofessional Health Education.  The center's mission is to produce team-ready graduates who are well prepared to enter a rapidly changing health care delivery system.

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