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.

To learn more, please see Dr. Kue's profiles:

CV     NCBI     Googlescholar

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March 26, 2020

Microwave ovens produce radio-frequency waves that cause the water molecules in an object to vibrate. This vibration causes friction, which allows the object to heat up to a temperature that can kill germs.

That's why microwaves are sometimes used to disinfect items such as a household sponge, as they are a hotbed for viruses and bacteria.

However, research has found mixed results on whether a microwave can effectively kill germs on a sponge, or even in food. Here's what you need to know.

March 25, 2020

A recent TEDxColumbus talk on innovation and nursing was given by Tim Raderstorf, DNP, RN. Tim is a nurse, teacher, and Chief Innovation Officer at Ohio State University, and co-author of the book Evidence-based Leadership, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship in Nursing and Healthcare.