The CommonHealth of Kentucky

A 13-part KET production aimed at improving the health of all Kentuckians by sharing health and wellness projects from across the state that are succeeding in making their communities healthier.

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a project of KET’s Be Well Kentucky initiative

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The CommonHealth of Kentucky is a 2005 KET production. Produced in partnership with the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Meet the Panelists

Each program in The CommonHealth of Kentucky features a panel discussion of the topic with Kentucky health care professionals. The panelists:

  • TucksonDr. Wayne Tuckson, series host
    a Louisville surgeon and activist in addressing the health needs of minorities
  • FriedellDr. Gilbert H. Friedell
    a cancer researcher and advocate of community-based solutions to cancer control
  • HolcombElizabeth Powell Holcomb, Ph.D.
    a nurse practitioner and teacher who works to expand access to health care in rural areas
  • McAllisterDr. Rallie McAllister
    a family physician and author who focuses on workplace health, weight loss, and nutrition
  • PalmerLarry I. Palmer
    a professor whose work explores the territory where medicine, law, etchics, and public policy intersect

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