Wellness Outreach and Education Team

Contact Wellness Outreach & Education by calling (800) 928-4416 Option 5, or

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Jamie Lee, RN, CDCES, MLDE 
Wellness Outreach and Education Program Coordinator
Diabetes Education for Russell  and Pulaski
Phone (606) 678-4761 ext. 1157

Jamie Lee is a Registered Nurse who has been a Diabetes Educator with the Lake Cumberland District Health Department since February 2007 and Program Manager for the Diabetes Program since 2008. She became a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDCES) in December 2011. Jamie is a trained Lifestyle Coach for the National Diabetes Prevention Program. She is a member of the Kentucky Diabetes Network.  Jamie’s office is located at the Russell County Health Department in Jamestown.

Jamie received her associate degree in nursing from Western Kentucky University in 1983. Her work experience includes two years of hospital med/surg. nursing, 4 years as a school nurse, one year in adult day health care, and 15 years in-home health care. During Jamie’s tenure in-home health care she held positions as Case Manager, Quality Assurance Nurse, Personal Care Supervisor, Patient Care Supervisor, and Staff Development Educator.


Vicky Albertson
Vicky Albertson, RN, CDCES
Wellness Outreach and Education Program 
Diabetes Education, Biometric Screenings, Worksite Wellness Promotion
(Clinton, Cumberland, McCreary, and Wayne) 

Phone: (606) 387-5711 ext. 4462

Vicky is a Registered Nurse and has been in the Diabetes Education Program since June 2014. She is currently teaching Diabetes Self Management Education classes and provides the Biometric Screenings in Clinton, Cumberland, and Wayne Counties. She is a member of the Kentucky Diabetes Network. She is a trained Lifestyle Coach for the National Diabetes Prevention & Control Program.  Vicky was a Licensed Practical Nurse from 1987 until she received her Associates Degree in Nursing from Somerset Community College in 2010.  Vicky worked in home health for 9 years before she came to LCDHD in 2002 – working in the Clinic as well as the School Nurse program before transferring to the Diabetes Program.  Vicky’s office is located at the Clinton County Health Department in Albany.


Janet Cowherd
Janet Cowherd, RN, BSN, CDCES
Wellness Outreach and Education Program 
Diabetes Education, Biometric Screenings, Worksite Wellness Promotion
(Adair, Casey, Green, and Taylor) 

Phone: (270) 465-4191 x 7270

Janet is a registered nurse and has been with the Diabetes Education Program since September 2014.  She teaches Diabetes Education in Casey, Green, and Taylor County.  Janet is a trained Lifestyle Coach for the National Diabetes Prevention Program and is a member of the Kentucky Diabetes Network.  She also provides the Biometric Screenings in Casey, Green, and Taylor Counties.  Janet received her BSN from UK College of Nursing in 1992.  Janet worked as a critical care nurse 5 years prior to her employment with LCDHD.  While at LCDHD she worked as a clinic nurse for 8 years and as a school nurse for 9 years before transferring to the diabetes program.  Her office is located at Taylor County Health Department.



Jennifer Dixon, RN, CDCES, MLDE
Wellness Outreach and Education Program and Biometric Screenings
Phone: (606) 678-4761 ext. 1128

Jennifer is a registered nurse and a Certified Diabetes Educator. She has worked in diabetes for 16 years and been certified since 2009. She teaches Diabetes Education in Pulaski and Russell counties.  She is a member of the Kentucky Diabetes Network.  She is the supervisor for the Biometric Screening Program for Lake Cumberland District Health Department, Louisville, and Lincoln Trail District.  She received her Associate Degree in 2000 from Eastern KY University and her Bachelor Degree in 2004 from Eastern KY University. Her office is located at the Lake Cumberland District Health Department.



DeAnn Cross, Administrative Secretary
Wellness Outreach and Education Program
Phone: (606) 678-4761 ext. 1158

DeAnn Cross is the Administrative Secretary and has been with the Lake Cumberland District Health Department since September 2005 which she worked in the School Health Program for 15 years.  She started working part-time with the Wellness Outreach and Education Team 3 years ago and slowly transferred over to full-time in June 2020.  DeAnn is located at the District office in Somerset, KY, and will be taking your calls to register for classes!