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Project Publications: University of Kentucky: Community Engagement Core

Superfund Research Program

Community Engagement Core

Project Leader: Dawn Brewer
Co-Investigator: Gia Mudd
Grant Number: P42ES007380
Funding Period: 2005-2025
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  • 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
  • Hoover AG, Koempel A, Christian WJ, Tumlin KI, Pennell KG. 2020. Appalachian environmental health literacy: Building knowledge and skills to protect health. J Appalach Health 2:doi:10.13023/jah.0201.06
  • 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



  • Hofe C, Feng L, Zephyr D, Stromberg AJ, Hennig B, Gaetke LM. 2014. Fruit and vegetable intake, as reflected by serum carotenoid concentrations, predicts reduced probability of polychlorinated biphenyl-associated risk for type 2 diabetes: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2003-2004. Nutr Res 34(4):285-293. doi:10.1016/j.nutres.2014.02.001 PMID:24774064 PMCID:PMC4008967



  • Gaetke LM, Bastin SS. 2005. A nutrition outreach program provides interchange between university researchers and Superfund communities. In: Proceedings of the 46th Annual Meeting of the American College of Nutrition, September 22-25. Kiawah Island, SC.
  • Gaetke LM, Bowen C. 2005. Understanding Superfund, helping Kentucky communities through nutrition. In: Proceedings of the Cooperative Extension Service Family and Consumer Sciences Foods and Nutrition Annual Workshop, Winchester, Elizabethtown, and Princeton, KY. Winchester, KY.
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