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CHFS Community is a conversation about health and well-being featuring Cabinet for Health and Family Services employees across the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Twice a month, you'll hear exceptional people who are passionate about helping Kentuckians reach their full human potential. Join our community, and look for the "Podcast Preview" in your email so you'll never miss an episode. While you're at it, tell your friends about the show. Until next time... stay healthy Kentucky!

Feb 18, 2021

Today’s guest is Katie Marks, Ph.D, Project Director for the Kentucky Opioid Response Effort (KORE), which includes the SAMHSA-funded State Opioid Response grants awarded to the CHFS Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental, and Intellectual Disabilities.

Dr. Marks was raised on a farm in Jefferson County and...


Feb 4, 2021

Today’s guest is Ivy Alexander, Executive Director of the Office for Children with Special Health Care Needs (OCSHCN). This is a position I once held that is very near and dear to my heart. Ivy comes from a family of scientists and engineers, and graduated with a BS in Biomedical Engineering with a focus on...