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Jennifer Twyman, BS

Health Education Specialist II Louisville Metro Public Health and Wellness Syringe Exchange Program Louisville, Kentucky
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Julie Hamilton, BSW

Julie Hamilton, BSW Transitions and Supported Housing Manager LifeSkills, Inc. Bowling Green, KY
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Ardis Hoven, MD

Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease Specialist UK HealthCare Board of Trustees American Medical Association Lexington, Kentucky
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Orisha Bowers, Ph.D.

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Ronald Iverson, Jr., MD, MPH

Director, Quality and Safety Director, Credentialing and Privileging Assistant Professor Vice Chair of Obstetrics Department of OBGYN Boston University Boston, Massachusetts
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Aaron Ashby-Boyd

Harm Reduction Program Coordinator Kentucky Department for Public Health
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Jon Zibbell, PhD

Senior Public Health Scientist, Behavioral Health Research Division RTI International Adjunct Professor Center for the Study of Human Health, Anthropology Emory University Atlanta, Georgia
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Beth Fisher

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John Tilley

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Elizabeth Nichols

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Matthew Hunt, EdD

Director Barren River District Health Department (BRDHD) Bowling Green, Kentucky
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Steven Stack, MD, MBA, FACEP

Commissioner Department for Public Health Kentucky Department for Public Health Frankfort, Kentucky
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John Moses

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B. Scott West

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Lauren Kathman

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Venishia McGregor, MSW

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Karen Thomas

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Thomas Wine

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Linwood Strenecky, MPH

Harm Reduction Administrator Kentucky Department for Public Health Frankfort, Kentucky
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Takeisha Nunez, BA

Community Education Coordinator KIRP, University of Kentucky HealthCare Lexington, Kentucky
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Tara Blair

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Kali Vitek, MPH

Project Management Specialist Massachusetts Perinatal-Neonatal Quality Improvement Network Boston Medical Center Boston, Massachusetts
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Jennifer Fox, RN, BSN

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Judith Feinberg, MD

E.B. Flink Vice Chair of Medicine for Research Professor, Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry Professor, Department of Medicine/Infectious Diseases West Virginia University School of Medicine Morgantown, West Virginia
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Shanee' Whitlock, MPH

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Joni Jenkins, BA

Representative (D) House District 44 Jefferson Kentucky Legislature Frankfort, Kentucky
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Vivian Lasley-Bibbs, MPH, DrPHc

Director and epidemiologist, Office of Health Equity, Kentucky Department for Public Health
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Kristen Blankenbecler, PharmD

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Tina Messer

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Chelsey Reid, MPH

Assistant Program Manager Harm Reduction Initiative, KIRP University of Kentucky HealthCare Lexington, Kentucky
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Meghan Steel, MPH

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Charlie Pack

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Juanih Campbell

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Brittney Allen, PH.D.

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Deirdre Flynn

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James Thacker Jr, MPH

Program Manager University of Kentucky KIRP Harm Reduction Initiative Lexington, Kentucky
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Genia McKee, BA

Manager, Community Overdose Prevention Program Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center Lexington, Kentucky
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Connie White, MD, MS, FACOG

Deputy Commissioner, Clinical Affairs Kentucky Department for Public Health Frankfort, Kentucky
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Frankie Haynes, BS, MSW (c)

Health Educator II Barren River District Heath Department (BRDHD) Bowling Green, Kentucky
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Tyra Barrett

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Chase Barnes, Master of Public Health Student

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Dallas Hurley

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Ellen Lycan, Dr.PH, MA

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In support of improving patient care, University of Kentucky HealthCare CECentral is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

AMA credit: 
This live is designated for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ACPE credit:
This knowledge-based activity will award 8 contact hour (0.8 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit in states that recognize ACPE providers.

ANCC credit:
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 8 nursing contact hour(s).

ASWB ACE credit:
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, UK HealthCare CECentral is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. UK HealthCare CECentral maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 2 clinical, 1 cultural competency and 16 general continuing education credits.

CCHW credit:
This training is approved by the Kentucky Department for Public Health Community Health Worker Program to provide 16 continuing education units for Certified Community Health Workers.

CHES credit:
Sponsored by Western Kentucky University Department of Public Health, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.  This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to  8.0  total Category I continuing education contact hours.   Maximum advanced-level CECH available are   0 .  Continuing Competency credits available are  0  .Provider ID# 105862    Event ID# 64013.

EMS credit:
The Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services (KBEMS) certifies that this educational activity is designated for 8 KBEMS contact hours. KBEMS-2021-UKHC-0007

CLE credit:
The KBA CLE Commission designates 4 hours of credit. Ethics credits are included in the total number of credits.
RS/REHS credit:
This activity has been approved for a total of 8 CEU Hours.

CADC credit:  This activity has been approved for a total of 8 hours to meet the continuing education requirements for credential renewal.

UK Healthcare CECentral certifies this activity for 8 hours of participation.



This activity is jointly provided by the Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center (KIPRC) at the University of Kentucky, Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Kentucky Income Reinvestment Program (KIRP), and Kentucky Department of Public Health (KDPH).


In collaboration with Kentucky Aids Education Training Center (KY AETC), Barren River District Health Department, Kentucky Mobile Harm Reduction, Kentucky Opioid Response Effort, and Kentucky Public Health.


The 2021 Harm Reduction Summit is supported by Cooperative Agreement Number 6 NU17CE924971 funded by the Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention, and awarded to the University of Kentucky Research Foundation and the Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or the Department of Health and Human Services.

Zoom Link

Please check this page a few days prior to the Summit where the Zoom link will be posted. 


Please contact Kyndall Raburn - (502) 892-8022 | kyndall.raburn@ky.gov.

Additional CE Credit

CE credit pending for First Responders, Law Enforcement, EMS, Fire Department, Quick Response Team, Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselors, Community Health Care Workers, Mental Health Professionals, Legal Professionals, Local Government Officials, County Judge Executives, Mayors, Magistrates, Local Health Department Board of Health Members, Local Health Department Staff, Directors, Environmentalists, Harm Reduction Staff, Health Educators, Peer Support Specialists, Public Health and Healthcare Students

CHES Continuing Education Category I hours have been applied for and are pending approval by WKU’s CHES Continuing Education Program Review Committee.

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