Jennifer Kue

Jennifer Kue
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374 Newton Hall
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1585 Neil Avenue
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Dr. Jennifer Kue has 20 years of experience working with refugees and immigrants, and medically underserved minority populations. Her expertise is in community health promotion and achieving health equity in underserved ethnic minorities, community-engaged research, and refugee and immigrant health. Dr. Kue’s research applies the principles of community-engaged research to understanding and addressing cancer health disparities, including breast and cervical cancer prevention, cancer screening, and survivorship. Dr. Kue’s research examines the influence of culture, refugee trauma, and intergenerational communication on cancer screening and health behavior. Her research interests are also focused on global health issues, in particular vaccine preventable cancers in low-resource countries. Dr. Kue received her PhD in Public Health from Oregon State University and Master’s degree in Anthropology from San Diego State University.

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August 05, 2020

The need for human touch is universal among critical care patients and is an important component of the nurse–patient relationship. However, multiple barriers to human touch exist in the critical care environment. With little research to guide practice, we argue for the importance of human touch in the provision of holistic nursing care.

July 20, 2020

The five-year, $3.13 million grant will deploy social-assistive robots at Ohio Living Westminster-Thurber and Chapel Hill Community in Canal Fulton near Canton for an eight-week trial. The study is aimed at curbing loneliness and apathy in older adults, especially for those with dementia.