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Healthy Kentucky Research Bldg, Room 260

Jeffery Talbert Ph.D. is Professor and Division Chief for Biomedical Informatics in the UK College of Medicine and Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, UK College of Pharmacy. He received B.S., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees from Texas A& M University. Professor Talbert has research interests in pharmaceutical policy, Medicaid policy, and public health informatics.



  • Pharmaceutical Policy, Health Policy, Medicaid Policy, Biomedical Informatics


PhD Texas A&M University

MA Texas A&M University

BS Texas A&M University

We wish to remember and honor those who inhabited this Commonwealth before the arrival of the Europeans. Briefly occupying these lands were the Osage, Wyndott tribe, and Miami peoples. The Adena and Hopewell peoples, who are recognized by the naming of the time period in which they resided here, were here more permanently. Some of their mounds remain in the Lexington area, including at UK’s Adena Park.

In more recent years, the Cherokee occupied southeast Kentucky, the Yuchi southwest Kentucky, the Chickasaw extreme western Kentucky and the Shawnee central Kentucky including what is now the city of Lexington. The Shawnee left when colonization pushed through the Appalachian Mountains. Lower Shawnee Town ceremonial grounds are still visible in Greenup County.

We honor the first inhabitants who were here, respect their culture, and acknowledge the presence of their descendants who are here today in all walks of life including fellow pharmacists and healthcare professionals.