2017-18 CLIK Participants
Appalachian Outdoorsman Association
Morgan County Health Extravaganza
Increase awareness and encourage healthy habits of student athletes and parents/guardians in partnership with the Morgan County Youth Soccer league by providing healthy snacks and education will during soccer practices and matches.
Hazard-Perry County Chamber of Commerce
Extending the Walking Path of the River Arts Greenway
Provide infrastructure and programming to support walking for recreation and exercise in downtown Hazard and to encourage families to participate in gamified walking programs.
Barren River District Health Department
Implement and evaluate an employee wellness pilot to discover best practices at the local level for CDC Work@Health program and GO365 screenings.
Director of Operations
Marcum and Wallace Memorial Hospital
Community Guided Focus Group: Disparities in Treatment for Breast Cancer
Identify and evaluate barriers women face in rural community related to access to care for cancer treatment.
Ashley Nicole Gibson
TLC2 Practice Facilitator
St. Clair Regional Medical Center
A School-based Tobacco Cessation Program: An Alternative Approach to Disciplinary Action
Provide option of tobacco cessation education and tools, as opposed to suspension, for students being disciplined for using tobacco on campus. Evaluate the prevalence of tobacco use to establish a baseline in future cessation efforts.
Mary Alice Prater
Faculty and Success Coach
Maysville Community and Technical College Montgomery and Rowan Campuses
Fit for Life
Provide educational materials and implement exercise/walking opportunities to college students as a means of establishing life-long fitness habits that can also enhance successful academic performance.
Mayur Ramesh Shah
Learning Lessons from Community Backpack Programs: Best Practices and Opportunities
Create online, integrated database of outreach and delivery activities of the backpack program.
KY River District Health Department
100% Tobacco Free Schools
Make all school property and venues 100% tobacco free, everyone, everywhere, all the time, including smokeless tobacco, e-cigarettes, and all other forms of tobacco.
2015 CLIK Participants
Organization / Location
Shannon Adams, MSN, RN
Project Manager, KY Rural Health, Information Technology
Project Affecting Care Transitions
Utilize a patient navigation service to reduce/remove barriers that contribute to poor health outcomes and high-utilization of healthcare dollars.
Holly West, MS
Healthcare Innovator and Grant Writer, Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital
Using the Social Influences Resistance Model to improve youth tobacco and substance-abuse prevention and control: Is it effective?
Enhance youth tobacco and substance abuse prevention and control among elementary and middle school-aged students by facilitating two-hour school-based sessions utilizing components of the Social Influences Resistance Model.
Student Agency Lead, Kentucky Valley Education Cooperative
Ensuring Growth is Our Business
Teach students how to grow a winter garden and the health benefits of wise food choices.
Teach students entrepreneurial skills.
Health Planner and AmeriCorp VISTA, Big Sandy Healthcare Inc.
Community Coordinated Diabetes Screening and Outreach Project in Martin County
Improve the health and quality of life of residents in low-income senior housing.
Offer diabetes risk assessments and A1c testing and increase awareness and utilization of local diabetes prevention and management resources.
Provider Liaison, Hospice of the Bluegrass
Medical Order Scope of Treatment (MOST) Form Advanced Planning Education
Implement training for providers and key clinical staff to begin effectively using the new Kentucky Medical Order Scope of Treatment (MOST) Form. Improve chronic illness education, disease progression, and understanding to lead to lower overall healthcare cost for chronic disease management.
Ashley Harkins, RN
Licensed Diabetes Educator, Kentucky River District Health Department
Stick It To Diabetes
Demonstrate the efficacy of Diabetes Self- Management Education classes and participants’ lifestyle changes by comparing A1c values every three months for one year.
21st Century Learning Center Coordinator, Leslie County Schools
Get Fit Academy
Increase awareness among students and caretakers about the importance of three components of healthy living outlined in the Healthy Kids Out Of School Initiative: Drink Right, Move More and Snack Right.
AmeriCorp Vista, Discover Downtown Middlesboro
Analyzing the Impact of Trail Usage on Health Outcomes in Middlesboro
Measure annual participation in existing trails and downtown walking areas by utilizing WayCount Lite Counters and Wayfinding signs.
2014 CLIK Participants
*Not Pictured: Kelsey Tackett
Organization / Location
LKLP (Leslie, Knott, Letcher, and Perry) Community Action Council, Hazard
Increase physical activity and healthy eating among clients at LKLP Compassionate Hearts Adult Day Care.
Kentucky One Health- St. Joseph Martin, Martin
Improve diabetic patients’ compliance with their treatment plans
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Kentucky Valley Education Cooperative (KVEC), Hazard
Wellness and Diabetes
Implement a staff wellness and diabetes awareness program for KVEC staff
Knott County Board of Education, Hindman
Promote good brushing habits among K-2 students
Barren River District Health Department, Bowling Green
Improve healthy eating/cooking among SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) recipients in Hart, Edmonson, and Metcalfe counties
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Floyd County Schools, Hi Hat
Teach female middle and high school students how to grow, maintain, and utilize garden fresh food