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Published Works

Alabama Extension News and Informational Articles

  • Katie Nichols, “Safe Drinking Water a Priority for Alabamians,” Alabama Cooperative Extension System, accessed July 21, 2020.
  • Karnita Garner, “Is your drinking water safe,” Alabama Cooperative Extension System, accessed July 21, 2020.

Metro News

  • Karnita Garner, “Pharmaceuticals in the Environment,” Metro News, no. 3 (2013):4.
  • Jasmine McCord, “Long-term Health Risks of Prescription Drug Use,” Metro News, no. 4 (2015):1.
  • Reshard Sumblin, “Common Street Names for Pharmaceutical Drugs,” Metro News, no. 1 (2015):3. 

Fact Sheets & Publications

  • Kaur, Ravneet, Anonya Akuley-Amenyenu, Karnita G. Garner, and Sam O. Dennis. “Detection of Human Pharmaceuticals in the Surface Water of East Fork Stones River,” Journal of Water Resource and Protection, no. 12, (2020):240-259.
  • Garner, Karnita, Paul Okweye, Sarah Zach, Laura Kammin, Sampson Hopkinson, and Sam Dennis, “Utilizing a One Health Approach to Achieve Zero Pharmaceutical Waste,” Alabama Cooperative Extension System UNP-2132, accessed July 21, 2020.

Success Stories

  • Karnita Garner, Paul Okweye, and Sampson Hopkinson Karnita Garner, P. Okweye, and S. Hopkinson,  “Huntsville Gets New Prescription Drug Drop Boxes,” Alabama Cooperative Extension System, accessed July 21, 2020.
  • Garner, Karnita, Paul Okweye, and Tamara Warren, “ACES Takes Part in Madison County’s Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative,” Alabama Cooperative Extension System, accessed July 21, 2020.
  • Karnita Garner, “Enhancing Capacity in Environmental Animal and Human Health through Extension Outreach,” Alabama Cooperative Extension System.


  • Browning-Leite, Maria, Karnita Garner, and Denise Heubach, “Citronelle Producers Learn the Basics about Small Ruminant and Environmental Sustainability” Alabama Cooperative Extension System.

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