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Person Details: Dawn Brewer

Superfund Research Program

Dawn Brewer

University of Kentucky
Dietetics and Human Nutrition
209C Funkhouser Building
Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0107
Phone: 859-257-1661


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  • University of Kentucky: Community Engagement Core



  • Brewer D, Koempel A, Moellering A, Stephenson T, Kostelic A, Plasencia J, Sheffield A, Guerrant B, Price A. 2022. Building sustainable community-academic partnerships while implementing a nutrition-based blackberry garden program at a senior center. J. Hunger Environ Nutr 13:doi:10.1080/19320248.2022.2099778


  • Brewer D, Travis E, Koempel A, Ormsbee LE, Pennell KG. 2020. Community forum identifies opportunities to engage with community leaders about chronic disease and environmental pollution in Eastern Kentucky. Appl Environ Educ Commun 19:187-204. doi:10.1080/1533015X.2019.1597660 PMID:32973411 PMCID:PMC7510481
  • Koempel A, Brewer D, Mudd-Martin G, Stephenson T. 2020. Mountains of abundance: a fruit and vegetable walking program in central Appalachia. J Appalach Stud 26(1):106-127. doi:10.5406/jappastud.26.1.0106



  • Brewer D, Koempel A, McHugh K, Stephenson T. 2018. Walking program with farmers market vouchers increased HDL cholesterol among appalachians. J Acad Nutr Diet 118(9):PageA87. doi:10.1016/j.jand.2018.06.101


  • Dunn K, Gaetke LM, Stephenson T, Brewer D. 2017. Older adults’ perception of nutrition being protective against the detrimental health effects of environmental pollution. J Ext 55(4):1-8. PMID:29176912 PMCID:PMC5697776


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