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Jean Edward, PhD

  • About

    Faculty Rank

    Assistant Professor

    University of Louisville, Nursing Science, PhD

    University of Louisville, Certificate in Health Professions Education

    Bellarmine University, Bachelor of Science in Nursing

  • Publications

    1. Exploring Characteristics and Health Care Utilization Trends among Individuals who fall in the Health Insurance Assistance Gap in a Medicaid Non-Expansion State. Edward, J., Mir, N., Monti, D., Shacham, E., Politi, M. (2018). Policy, Politics and Nursing Practice. 18(4):206-214
    2. The Impact of Health and Health Insurance Literacy on Access to Care for Hispanic/Latino communities. Edward J., Morris S, Mataoui F, Granberry P, Williams MV, Torres I. (2018) Public Health Nursing. 35(3):176-183
    3. Employee adherence to a tobacco-free executive order in Kentucky. Ickes, M.J., Wiggins, A., Rayens, MK, Edward, J., Hahn. E.J. (2018). American Journal of Health Promotion. 33(1), 24–29.
    4. The Importance and Impact of Patients’ Health Literacy on Low Back Pain Management. Edward, J., Carreon, L.Y., Williams, M.V., Glassman, S., Li, J. (2017). The Spine Journal. 18(2), 370-376.
    5. Examining Geographic Barriers to Healthcare Access for Hispanic Latino Immigrants in the U.S. South using GIS. Edward, J., & Biddle, D. (2017). Journal of Ethnic and Racial Health Disparities. Apr;4(2):297-307
  • Research

    Cancer Center Member

    Research Focus

    Health literacy, healthcare access disparities, and healthcare policy.


    • Cancer Prevention and Control

    College & Department

    • College of Nursing

    For Referring Physicians

    751 Rose Street, College of Nursing
    Lexington, KY 40536
    United States

  • Locations

    Insurance Information

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