Appalachian Research Day 2018
UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health has opened registration and is calling for poster abstracts for the fourth annual Appalachian Research Day, Come Sit on the Porch. The one-day event, which shares results of health research conducted with communities in Appalachia, will be held Wednesday, April 18 at the First Federal Center in Hazard.
To register or submit a poster abstract click here.
UK researchers work closely with communities throughout Appalachia to learn more about health issues and improve wellbeing. Appalachian Research Day is an opportunity to highlight community-based research that begins at the local level and builds upon relationships between people, neighborhoods, and groups who have common interests and concerns.
The event will include the following presentations, as well as a research poster session and innovation stations that feature projects from youth at local public schools:
On The Move Art Studio - Bringing Art to Kids Everywhere
Joshua Nadzam, MSW, On The Move Art Studio
Lessons Learned and Preliminary Findings from the Clay County Clock Project!
Jody Clasey, PhD, University of Kentucky
Engaging Youth Serving Communities: Developing a Sustainably Healthy Community
Mark Mains, PhD, Valerie Stewart and April Tipton, University of Kentucky
Healthalachia: Youth Innovation and Problem-Solving Targeting a Looming Opioid Crisis
Students from Paintsville Independent School, Pikeville Independent School and Magoffin County School
Healthy Youth Coalition Panel
Representatives from Perry County Wellness Coalition and Breathitt County Health Council
The full agenda will be released soon. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org, 606-439-3557.