Managing Nicotine Withdrawal

Jonathan Walker, MD

Biography

Jonathan Walker, M.D. received his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He is currently in his residency in Urology for the University of Kentucky.

Affiliation

  • Resident
    PGY-4
    Urology Department
    University of Kentucky
    College of Medicine
    Lexington, Kentucky
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Shubham Gupta, MD

Biography

Shubham Gupta received his medical degree from All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, India. He finished his urology residency at the University of Mississippi. Subsequently, he completed an advanced fellowship in reconstructive urology and genitourinary cancer survivorship at Duke University Medical Center in North Carolina. Additionally, Gupta has completed a postdoctoral research fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center where he worked on animal models of prostate cancer progression and treatment. Gupta's clinical interests include urethral stricture disease, erectile dysfunction, and urinary incontinence after treatment for prostate cancer (surgery or radiation). He is specifically skilled in the management of complex genitourinary complications including scar tissue (bladder neck contracture, ureteral stricture), fistulas, radiation cystitis, and voiding dysfunction that survivors of genitourinary cancers face today. Gupta is able to offer advanced surgical care including urethroplasty, bladder augmentation and replacement, ileal conduit urinary diversion, artificial urinary sphincter, male sling, penile prosthesis, ureteral reimplantation, peyronie’s plaque excision and grafting, peyronie’s plication and concealed penis repair. Gupta is a member of the American Urological Association, American Medical Association, and Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons.

Affiliation

  • Assistant Professor
    Department of Urology
    College of Medicine
    University of Kentucky
    Lexington, Kentucky
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Angela Tackett Dearinger, MD, MPH, FACP, FAAP

Biography

Dr. Dearinger earned an MD from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and completed residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Dearinger also completed an MPH degree at the University of Kentucky College of Public Health. She is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and Preventive Medicine. Special interests include public health systems and services research, preventive medicine, quality improvement, and resident education. In her GME role, Dr. Dearinger focuses on enhancing institutional accreditation oversight in addition to developing tools to enhance GME programs’ accreditation data capture and analysis.

Affiliation

  • Associate Professor, Internal Medicine
    Assistant Dean, Accreditation, GME
    University of Kentucky College of Medicine
    Associate Professor, Health Services Management
    University of Kentucky College of Public Health
    Lexington, Kentucky
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Audrey Darville, PhD, APRN, CTTS

Biography

In addition to providing cessation counseling for patients and employees, Dr. Darville works on developing system strategies to identify, assess, and treat those with tobacco dependence in a variety of settings at UK HealthCare (inpatient, outpatient, employee) and in the community (Salvation Army). She is involved with the Kentucky Tobacco Policy Research Program, on the board of the Association for the Treatment of Tobacco Use and Dependence (ATTUD) and is a member of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT). Her research interest is tobacco use cessation in hard-to-treat smokers and in those with medical illness. Her dissertation is titled: Medically Ill Smokers and Planning to Quit.

Affiliation

  • Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist
    UK Healthcare
    Assistant Professor
    University of Kentucky College of Nursing
    Lexington, Kentucky
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