Join to learn how social determinants of health are critical considerations for improving hearing health care for individuals and families. Dr. Bush’s research and clinical focus has moved the field forward in thinking outside of the “ear” and influencing positive change by looking at the 5 domains of social determinants to improve access to care.
Course created on February 21, 2023
- After this course, participants will be able to define inequities in hearing health/healthcare.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how to conduct equitable research.
- After this course, participants will be able to list 5 social determinants of health
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction, bio, housekeeping|
|5-15 Minutes||Inequities in Hearing Health/Healthcare|
|15-35 Minutes||Social Determinants of Health|
|35-55 Minutes||Equity Driven Research|
|55-60 Minutes||QA and Summary|
MD, PhD, MBA
Matthew L. Bush, M.D., Ph.D., MBA, is the Vice Chair for Research and a Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. He holds the University of Kentucky College of Medicine Endowed Chair in Rural Health Policy. He earned his medical degree from Marshall University School of Medicine in Huntington, WV. He completed Otolaryngology residency at the University of Kentucky. He completed a post-doctoral research fellowship and his Otology, Neurotology & Cranial Base Surgery fellowship at The Ohio State University. He also completed a PhD in Clinical and Translational Science in 2017 and an MBA in 2020, both from the University of Kentucky. His research is focused on hearing healthcare disparities. He serves as the PI of several NIH-funded community-based trials to promote hearing healthcare access and utilization among underserved populations.
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