Sept. 16: Promoting equity in access to healthcare for the underserved: Intervening on social determinants of health"

When Sep 16, 2020
from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
Where virtual
Contact Name
Contact Phone 859-312-2349
Attendees students, faculty, alumni and community members
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Presenting Live via MS Teams:
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET 

Jean Edward, PhD, RN, CHPE, is an assistant professor at the University of Kentucky College of Nursing and Nurse Scientist for UK HealthCare's Markey Cancer Center.  Her program of research focuses on promoting equitable access to healthcare for underserved communities by examining the influence of social determinants of health on disparities in access to care.  Her research focuses on developing linguistically and culturally tailored programs to improve cost-related health literacy, promote health-seeking behaviors, and support healthcare decision-making in underserved communities across Kentucky.  Edward's areas of research expertise include health literacy, health insurance literacy, healthcare access disparities, social determinants of health, and healthcare reform/policy.

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