2016:

 

Slavova, S. S., Epidemiology of opioid misuse, overdose, and related health consequences in Kentucky and programmatic responses. Research symposium “The southern opioid epidemic: Crafting an effective public health response”, Atlanta, December 19-20, 2016, organized by The Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, The Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health at Vanderbilt University, and the Center for Drug Use and HIV Research at New York University. Download (PDF)

 

Slavova S, Sabel J, Davis JW, Wright D, & Paone, D. Building Epidemiological capacity for drug overdose surveillance in the U.S. Health Departments. Paper presented at the Safety 2016 World Conference, Tampere, Finland, September 18-21, 2016. Download (PDF)

 

Slavova S, LaMantia S, Bunn T, Corey T. Identification of Specific Drugs and Drug Diversion in Drug Overdose Fatalities. Accepted for an oral presentation at The Safe States Alliance 2016 Annual Meeting, April 12-14, 2016, Albuquerque, NM. Download (PDF)

 

2015:

 

Costich JF, Slavova SS, Draus J. Using state trauma registry data for system-wide performance improvement.  Annual meeting, American Public Health Association, Chicago, November 2015.

 

Chandler, MD. Narrative and Qualitative Analyses of Workers’ Compensation Covered Injuries in Short-Haul and Long-Haul Trucking. CSTE Annual Conference. Boston, MA, June 2015.

 

Chandler, MD. Developing Worker Safety Training for the Trucking Industry. SouthON Annual Meeting. Lexingtonm KY, April 16, 2015.

 

Bunn, TL, Slavova, S. Kentucky Prescription Drug Overdose Prevention. KASPER Advisory Council meeting. Frankfort, KY, January 16, 2015.

 

 

2014:

 

Bunn, TL, Bush, A, Slavova, S. Fatal Drug Overdoses: What Specific Drug Types Were Involved? What Industries and Occupations Were the Decedents Employed In?, CSTE Meeting. Nashville, TN. June 17, 2014.  

 

Bunn, TL, Chandler, M, McIntosh, D, Hanner, N. Kentucky FACE Program. NIOSH FACE Meeting. Cedar Rapids, IA, October 29, 2014. 

 

Bunn, TL, Marshall, S, Proescholdbell, S, Woody, J, Redus, A. Injury policies project: Practical tools for prescription drug overdose prevention. Safe States Meeting. Atlanta, GA, May, 21, 2014.

 

Bunn, TL, Marshall, Woody, J. Injury policy opportunities project: tools for informing prescription drug overdose prevention policies. South x Southwest Meeting. Little Rock, AR, March 17, 2014.  

 

Bunn, TL, Slavova, S. Getting high on prescription drug safety in Kentucky- Surveillance to Policy. Safe States Meeting. Atlanta, GA, May 21, 2014.

 

Bunn, TL. Kentucky Total Worker Health Synergies. State-based Surveillance Meeting. Cincinnati, OH, December 9, 2014.

 

S. Slavova, T.L. Bunn, Drug Overdose Surveillance Using Hospital Discharge Data. Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) Annual Conference, June 2014, Nashville, TN.

 

2013:

 

Bunn TL. “Appalachian Mountain High—Work-Related Drug Overdoses”. Governor’s Safety and Health Conference, May 4, 2013, Louisville, KY.

 

Bunn, TL, Slavova, S. “Validation of ISW7 ICD-10 Definition for Acute Drug Poisoning Deaths- Level I/II Results”, Safe States meeting, June 6, 2013, Baltimore, MD.

 

Bunn, TL, Slavova, S. Bernard, A. “Work-Related Injuries In a State Trauma Registry by Industry, and Drug and Alcohol Presence”, American Public Health Association Meeting, Boston, MA, November 3, 2013.

 

S. Slavova, T.L. Bunn, Drug Overdose Mortality Surveillance: A Multistate Study. Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) Annual Conference, June 2013, Pasadena, CA

 

S. Slavova, T.L. Bunn, Evaluation of the Occupational Health Indicator for Work-Related Low Back Disorder Hospitalizations and its Potential for Comprehensive Surveillance of Work-Related Low Back Disorders, AIHce, May 2013, Montreal. 

 

Slavova S, Bunn TL. “Drug Overdose Mortality Surveillance: A Multistate Study”. CSTE Annual Conference, June 2013, Pasadena, CA, 

 

Slavova S, Bunn, TL. "Evaluation of the Occupational Health Indicator for Work-Related Low Back Disorder Hospitalizations and its Potential for Comprehensive Surveillance of Work-Related Low Back Disorders", AIHce meeting, May 20, 2013, Montreal Quebec.

 

T.L. Bunn, S. Slavova, Validation of ISW7 ICD-10 Definition for Acute Drug Poisoning Deaths- Level I/II Results, Safe States meeting, June 6, 2013, Baltimore, MD.

 

2012:

 

Bunn TL, Robertson, M, Slavova, S. “Motor Vehicle Collision Injuries in Semi Truck Drivers vs. Passengers in the Sleeper Berth”, Surveillance Partners meeting, December 5-6, 2012, Tampa, FL.

 

A. Howard, S. Slavova, Unintended Consequences of Being Physically Active : Childhood Sports and Recreational Injuries Treated in KY Emergency Departments in 2010, KPHA annual conference, March 2012

 

Bunn TL, Singleton S, Slavova S, Nicholson V. Concordance of Identified Drugs in Injured Drivers Using Linked Motor Vehicle Crash, Emergency Department, and Inpatient Hospitalization Datasets, Safety 2012 World Conference, Wellington, New Zealand. October 4, 2012.    

 

Bunn, TL, Slavova, S, Singleton, M. Identification of Drugs in Drivers Involved in Motor Vehicle Collisions, American Public Health Association Meeting, San Francisco, CA, October 31, 2012.

 

Bunn, TL, Slavova, S. “Getting High on Prescription Drug Safety in Kentucky- Research to Policy”, SouthON meeting, December 4, 2012, Tampa, FL.

 

Bunn, TL, Slavova, S. Chemical Poisonings Among Kentucky Workers, 2000-2010. Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists Meeting, June 5, 2012.

 

Bunn, TL, Slavova, S. Surveillance of Drug Poisonings in Kentucky Using Multiple Data Sources. Safe States Annual Meeting, May 1, 2012.

 

S. Slavova, T.L. Bunn, Surveillance of Kentucky Agricultural Machinery Injuries Using Multiple Data Sources, 2008-2010, ISASH, June 2012.

 

S. Slavova, T.L. Bunn, Surveillance of work-related concussions, American Public Health Association. October 2012.

 

Slavova, S, Bunn, TL. Surveillance of Kentucky Agricultural Machinery Injuries Using Multiple Data Sources, 2008-2010, ISASH, Burlington, VT, June 15, 2012.

 

Slavova, S, Bunn, TL. Surveillance of Work-Related Concussions, American Public Health Association Meeting, San Francisco, CA, October 31, 2012. 

 

T.L. Bunn, S. Slavova, Chemical Poisonings Among Kentucky Workers, 2000-2010. Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists Meeting, June 5, 2012.

 

T.L. Bunn, S. Slavova, M. Singleton, Identification of drugs in drivers involved in motor vehicle collisions, American Public Health Association, October 2012

 

T.L.Bunn, S. Slavova, Surveillance of Drug Poisonings in Kentucky Using Multiple Data Sources, 2012 Safe States Joint Annual Meeting, May 2012

 

 

2011:

 

Kitzman P, Harrison A, Hunter E, Costich JF.  Enhancement of the Kentucky Appalachian Rural Rehabilitation Network: Establishing research infrastructure.  World Congress of Physical Therapy, Amsterdam, June 2011.

 

Bunn, TL, Robertson, M.  Kentucky Semi Truck Transportation Fatality Investigations: Contributing Factors. National Occupational Research Agenda meeting. July 2011.

 

Bunn, TL, Robertson, M, Slavova, S. Sleepiness and Fatigue among Semi Truck Drivers. Presented at the Annual FACE meeting. Boston, MA. October 12, 2011.

 

Bunn, TL, Slavova, S, Bush, H. Motor Vehicle Collision Injuries in Semi Truck Drivers vs. Passengers in the Sleeper Berth. National Occupational Injury Research Symposium. October 2011.

 

Bunn, TL, Slavova, S, Robertson, M. Identification of risk factors for and outcomes of motor vehicle collision fires. American Public Health Association. November 2011.

 

Bunn, TL, Slavova, S, Robertson, M. Identification of Risk Factors for and Outcomes of Motor Vehicle Collision Fires. Presented at the APHA meeting, Washington, DC. November 1, 2011.

 

Bunn, TL, Slavova, S, Robertson, M. Motor Vehicle Collision Injuries in Semi Truck Drivers vs. Passengers in the Sleeper Berth. Presented at the NOIRS meeting, Morgantown, WV. October 18, 2011.

 

H.A. Spiller, S. Slavova, T.L. Bunn. Epidemiology of Unintentional Carbon Monoxide (CO) exposure in the US 2000-2009: a review of NPDS. American Academy of Clinical Toxicology meeting. September 2011.

 

S. Slavova, T.L. Bunn, H.A. Spiller. Cluster Analysis of Unintentional Workplace Carbon Monoxide Exposures in the United States from 2000 to 2009. National Occupational Injury Research Symposium. October 2011.

 

S. Slavova, T.L. Bunn, R.J. Kryscio. Areas with elevated relative risk for commercial large-truck drivers traveling in Kentucky to be at risk for creating collisions during the night. American Public Health Association. November 2011.

 

Slavova, S, Bunn TL, Spiller, H. Cluster Analysis of Unintentional Workplace Carbon Monoxide Exposures in the United States from 2000 to 2009. National Occupational Injury Research Symposium. October 2011.

 

Slavova, S, Bunn, TL, Kryscio, RJ. Areas with elevated relative risk for commercial large-truck drivers traveling in Kentucky to be at risk for creating collisions during the night. American Public Health Association. November 2011.

 

Spiller HA, Slavova SS, Bunn TL. Epidemiology of Unintentional Carbon Monoxide (CO) exposure in the US 2000-2009: a review of NPDS. American Academy of Clinical Toxicology meeting. September 2011.

 

T.L. Bunn, S. Slavova, H. Bush,  Motor Vehicle Collision Injuries in Semi Truck Drivers vs. Passengers in the Sleeper Berth. National Occupational Injury Research Symposium. October 2011.

 

T.L. Bunn, S. Slavova, M. Robertson. Identification of risk factors for and outcomes of motor vehicle collision fires. American Public Health Association. November 2011.

 

 

2010:

 

Bunn, TL, Robertson, MA. The KOSHS and FACE programs, Governor’s Safety and Health Conference, Louisville, KY. May 2010.

Bunn, TL, Robertson, MA, Robeson, S. The KOSHS and FACE programs, NIOSH, Cincinnati, OH. April 2010.

 

Bunn, TL. Kentucky state worker injuries, KY Personnel Cabinet, Frankfort, KY. May 2010.

 

Bunn, TL. Methadone poisonings in Kentucky and Billing to Workers’ Compensation, Center for Drug and Alcohol Research, Lexington, KY. January 2010.  

 

Bunn, TL. Methadone poisonings in Kentucky, Safe States meeting, Ann Arbor MI. April 2010.

 

Bunn, TL. The Kentucky FACE program”, Kentucky Coroners Conference, Louisville, KY. April 2010.

 

 

2009:

 

Costich JF, Yu L.  Who pays for agricultural injury care?  Annual Meeting, American Public Health Association, November 2009.

 

Costich JF, Borowko A.  Policy options for ATV injury control: beyond the vehicular paradigm.  Joint Annual Meeting, State and Territorial Injury Prevention Directors’ Association and CDC Core State Injury Grantees, Washington DC, March 2009.

 

Bunn, TL, Robertson, MA. What are you driving at?-----Motor vehicle injuries among truck drivers in Kentucky, Kentucky Governor’s Safety and Health Conference, Louisville, KY. May 2009.

 

 

Bunn, TL, Liu, Y, Lee, K, Robertson, M, Yu, L. Farmer exposure to organic solvents during the maintenance and repair of farm machinery: a pilot study. American Public Health Association meeting, Philadelphia, PA. November 2009.

 

J. Hopkins, O. Adogwa, T. Milbrandt, Digital versus Manual measurements of Lower Extremity Alignment. Poster presented at the Center for Clinical and Translational Science Spring Conference and REACH Symposium, April 2009.

 

J. Hopkins, O. Adogwa, T. Milbrandt, S. Slavova, Digital versus Manual measurements of Lower Extremity Alignment. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA), April 30 – May 2, 2009, in Boston, Massachusetts. 

 

R. Sugarman, S. Slavova, Assessing the Effectiveness of an Online Course Evaluation System: A Quasi-Experimental Study, Annual Forum of the Association for Institutional Research, May 30th – June 3rd, 2009, Atlanta.

 

2008

 

Bunn, TL, Slavova, S, Bathke, A. The effects of passengers on large truck collisions involving older male drivers. National Occupational Injury Research Symposium 2008, Pittsburgh, PA. October 2008.

 

Bunn, TL. Intimate Partner Related Occupational Homicides, World Conference on Injury Prevention, Merida, Mexico. March 2008.

 

Bunn, TL. The effect of passengers on large truck collisions among older male truck drivers, Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists meeting, Denver, CO. June 2008.

 

O. Adogwa, J. F. Costich, Raymond Hill, S. Slavova, Does higher surgical volume predict better patient outcomes? Poster presented at the AOA Groves Memorial Student Research Symposium at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, March 2008. 

 

Robertson, MA, Bunn, TL, Slavova, S. Small business – Where are you?, Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists meeting, Atlantic City, NJ. June 2008.

 

S. Slavova, D. Pavlov, T.L. Bunn, R. Kryscio, Estimating Relative Risk in the Plane Using k-th Nearest Neighbor Approach, International Workshop in Applied Probability, France, 2008.

 

T.L. Bunn, S. Slavova, A. Bathke. The effects of passengers on large truck collisions involving older male drivers. National Occupational Injury Research Symposium 2008, Pittsburgh, PA. October 2008.

 

2007:

 

Bunn, TL. Kentucky Occupational Safety and Health Surveillance program, Kentucky Public Health Association meeting, Louisville, KY. April 2007.

 

Bunn, TL, Slavova, S, Robertson, M, Pollack, S, Tyner-Wilson, M. School bus collisions, Fayette County Superintendent’s office, Lexington, KY. February 2007.

 

Bunn, TL. Fatal and nonfatal occupational motor vehicle collisions, Governor’s Executive Committee on Highway Safety, Frankfort, KY. March 2007.

 

Robertson, M, Bunn TL. Lift Injuries—More than a drop in the bucket, Governor’s Safety and Health Conference, Louisville, KY. May 2007.

 

Lee C, Bernard A, Fryman L, Costich JF et al.  Imaging may delay trauma transfer. Annual Meeting, Amer Ass’n for the Surgery of Trauma, Las Vegas, NV, September 2007.

 

2006:

 

Bunn, TL. Linkage of inpatient hospitalization discharge and workers’ claims data to characterize occupational falls, Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists meeting, Anaheim, CA. June 2006.

 

Nicholson VJ, Bunn TL, Costich JF. Occupational injuries in patients with and without worker compensation coverage.  AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, June 2007; American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, November 2006.

 

Bunn, TL, Robertson, MA. Seeing I to I: Occupational injuries and illnesses in Kentucky, Governor’s Safety and Health Conference, Louisville, KY. May 2006.

 

Helmkamp J, Costich JF.  ATV-related deaths in West Virginia and Kentucky from 2000-2004: A continuing public health crisis.  North American Congress on Epidemiology, June 2006.

 

Bunn, TL, Seeing I to I: Injuries and illnesses at work, Kentucky Public Health Association, Louisville, KY. April 2006. 

 

Costich JF. Public health system improvement: The role of trauma care.  AcademyHealth Annual Meeting and Public Health Systems Affiliate Meeting, June 2006.

 

H. A. Spiller, S. Slavova, T. Bunn, Evaluation of Poison Center Consultation on Length of Hospital Stay for Patients with Poisoning, North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, 4-9 October, 2006, San Francisco, CA.

 

S. Slavova, T.  Bunn, D.  Pavlov, R. Kryscio, Surveillance of Occupational Drivers Using k-th Nearest Neighbor Method on the Line, August 6-10, 2006 JSM, Seattle, WA.

 

S. Slavova, T.Bunn, Occupational MVCs as a leading indicator of worker safety in Kentucky, CSTE Annual Conference, June 4-8, 2006, Anaheim, California.

 

T. Bunn, S. Slavova, A.Bathke, Linking Datasets to Characterize Occupational Falls, CSTE Annual Conference, June 4-8, 2006, Anaheim, California.

 

 

2005:

 

Bunn, TL, Fritsch, T. Intimate partner violence and workplace fatalities. 7th Annual Ending Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Conference, Lexington, KY. December 2005. 

 

Bunn, TL, Robertson, MA, Slavova, S. Text analysis of Kentucky tractor fatality assessment and control evaluation (FACE) Reports. Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists meeting, Albuquerque, NM. June 2005.

 

Bunn, TL, Robertson, MA. CSI Kentucky: Collaborating on safety interventions to prevent worker fatalities. Louisville, KY. May 2005.

 

Costich JF, Tomaczewska L, Potter DPT, Fallat ME.  Kentuckians support trauma system improvement: the Kentucky Trauma Survey.  Annual meeting, State and Territorial Injury Prevention Directors’ Association, Washington, DC, October 2005.

 

Bunn, TL. Kentucky agricultural tractor fatalities, 1994-2003. World Congress on Safety and Health at Work, Orlando, FL. September 2005.

 

Bunn, TL. Narrative analysis of Kentucky tractor-related fatalities. National Priester Extension Health conference, Lexington, KY. April 2005.

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L.M. Hall, C.L. Ireson, S. Slavova,  G. McKee, M. Ungureanu, K. Adams, Defining the elements of success: A critical pathway model of injury prevention coalitions, 133rd Meeting of American Public Health Association, December 10-14, 2005, Philadelphia, PA.

 

L.M. Hall, C.L. Ireson, S. Slavova, G. McKee, K. Adams,Hitting the Bull’s Eye: Should Surveillance Data of Community Perception Guide Safety Coalition Efforts?, 2005 National Injury Prevention and Control Conference, May 9-11, 2005, Denver, Colorado.

 

T.L. Bunn, S. Slavova, Text Analysis of Kentucky Tractor Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) Reports, CSTE Annual Conference, June 5-9, 2005, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

 

2004:

 

Costich JF.  The public health system in injury control.  AcademyHealth Annual Meeting, June 2004.

 

Costich JF.  Towards worker-centered injury surveillance and prevention.  APHA Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, Nov. 8, 2004

 

Costich JF.  Injury in public health systems research.  APHA Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, November 9, 2004.

 

2003:

 

Bunn, TL, Kurpad, A, Struttmann, TW, Browning, SR, Caldwell, GG, Slavova, S. Driver Distraction/Inattention and Driver Fatigue as Contributing Factors for a Fatal Commercial Vehicle Collision in Kentucky. National Occupational Injury Research Symposium, Pittsburgh, PA. October 2003. 

 

Bunn, TL. Dying …….To know on the job. Kentucky Coroners Conference, Louisville, KY. April 2003.

 

Bunn, TL. Occupational vs. nonoccupational motor vehicle collisions in Kentucky, Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists meeting, Hartford, CT. June 2003.  

 

Bunn, TL. Occupational vs. Nonoccupational Motor Vehicle Fatalities in Kentucky. Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists meeting, Hartford, CT. June 2003.