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  1. ncbi Epizootiology of an epizootic hemorrhagic disease outbreak in West Virginia
    Joseph K Gaydos
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    J Wildl Dis 40:383-93. 2004
  2. ncbi Occurrence of tire inhabiting mosquito larvae in different geographic regions of West Virginia
    James E Joy
    Department of Biological Sciences, Marshall University, Huntington, WV 25755, USA
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 21:380-6. 2005
  3. ncbi Strongyloides-infected patients at Charleston area medical center, West Virginia, 1997-1998
    L W Kitchen
    Department of Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Charleston, WV, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 31:E5-6. 2000
  4. ncbi Self-reported and clinical measurement of three chronic disease risks among low-income women in West Virginia
    Indu B Ahluwalia
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Centers for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:1857-62. 2009
  5. ncbi Survey of treatment provided for young children by West Virginia general dentists
    Elliot R Shulman
    Division of Pediatric Dentistry, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA
    Pediatr Dent 30:352-7. 2008
  6. ncbi Neurological injury and death in all-terrain vehicle crashes in West Virginia: a 10-year retrospective review
    Ann M Carr
    Department of Neurosurgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Neurosurgery 54:861-6; discussion 866-7. 2004
  7. pmc Assessing BMI in West Virginia schools: parent perspectives and the influence of context
    Carole V Harris
    West Virginia University, Health Research Center, PO Box 9136, Suite 1400 HSC South, Morgantown, WV 26506 9136, USA
    Pediatrics 124:S63-72. 2009
  8. ncbi ATV-related deaths in West Virginia: 1990-2003
    James C Helmkamp
    Center for Rural Emergency Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, USA
    W V Med J 99:224-7. 2003
  9. ncbi Hospital preparedness for weapons of mass destruction incidents: an initial assessment
    K N Treat
    Center for Rural Emergency Medicine, The Department of Emergency Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 38:562-5. 2001
  10. ncbi Personal responsibility and physician responsibility--West Virginia's Medicaid plan
    Gene Bishop
    Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, USA
    N Engl J Med 355:756-8. 2006

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Publications214 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Epizootiology of an epizootic hemorrhagic disease outbreak in West Virginia
    Joseph K Gaydos
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    J Wildl Dis 40:383-93. 2004
    ..for localized white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) mortality in Hardy and Hampshire counties, West Virginia (USA), in the summer and fall of 1993...
  2. ncbi Occurrence of tire inhabiting mosquito larvae in different geographic regions of West Virginia
    James E Joy
    Department of Biological Sciences, Marshall University, Huntington, WV 25755, USA
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 21:380-6. 2005
    ..Eleven species of mosquito larvae were collected in 568 collection visits to 209 abandoned tire pile sites in 33 West Virginia counties from April through October of 2003. Ochlerotatus j. japonicus supplanted the native Oc...
  3. ncbi Strongyloides-infected patients at Charleston area medical center, West Virginia, 1997-1998
    L W Kitchen
    Department of Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Charleston, WV, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 31:E5-6. 2000
    Twenty Strongyloides-infected patients were diagnosed at West Virginia's Charleston Area Medical Center in 1997 and 1998. We recommend that strongyloidiasis, which can be fatal, be a reportable disease in West Virginia.
  4. ncbi Self-reported and clinical measurement of three chronic disease risks among low-income women in West Virginia
    Indu B Ahluwalia
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Centers for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:1857-62. 2009
    This study assessed the validity of several self-reported cardiovascular risk factors among low-income women aged 40-64 years in West Virginia.
  5. ncbi Survey of treatment provided for young children by West Virginia general dentists
    Elliot R Shulman
    Division of Pediatric Dentistry, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA
    Pediatr Dent 30:352-7. 2008
    The purpose of this study was to survey the treatment provided by West Virginia general dentists (GDs) for young children.
  6. ncbi Neurological injury and death in all-terrain vehicle crashes in West Virginia: a 10-year retrospective review
    Ann M Carr
    Department of Neurosurgery, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Neurosurgery 54:861-6; discussion 866-7. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to profile all-terrain vehicle crash victims with neurological injuries who were treated at a Level I trauma center...
  7. pmc Assessing BMI in West Virginia schools: parent perspectives and the influence of context
    Carole V Harris
    West Virginia University, Health Research Center, PO Box 9136, Suite 1400 HSC South, Morgantown, WV 26506 9136, USA
    Pediatrics 124:S63-72. 2009
    b>West Virginia is a state at the forefront of the obesity epidemic and one that is experiencing immense health and economic costs as a result...
  8. ncbi ATV-related deaths in West Virginia: 1990-2003
    James C Helmkamp
    Center for Rural Emergency Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, USA
    W V Med J 99:224-7. 2003
    During the 14-year period from 1990-2003, West Virginia experienced 220 deaths related to All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs)...
  9. ncbi Hospital preparedness for weapons of mass destruction incidents: an initial assessment
    K N Treat
    Center for Rural Emergency Medicine, The Department of Emergency Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 38:562-5. 2001
    ..Further research is warranted, including a detailed assessment of WMD preparedness using a statistically valid sample representative of hospital emergency personnel at the national level...
  10. ncbi Personal responsibility and physician responsibility--West Virginia's Medicaid plan
    Gene Bishop
    Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, USA
    N Engl J Med 355:756-8. 2006
  11. ncbi Dietary factors affecting iron status of children residing in rural West Virginia
    Cindy W Fitch
    Human Nutrition and Foods, West Virginia University, USA
    W V Med J 104:19-22. 2008
    ..Each additional serving of meat increased the odds of normal iron status by about 30%. Meat intake may help to prevent iron deficiency during the transition to table foods...
  12. ncbi Deer stand-related trauma in West Virginia: 1994 through 1999
    Robert L Gates
    Department of Surgery, Marshall University School of Medicine, Huntington, West Virginia 25701, USA
    J Trauma 53:705-8. 2002
    Deer hunting is a popular activity in much of the United States. In West Virginia, over 350,000 people each year actively hunt deer...
  13. ncbi Spatial and temporal variation in the mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) inhabiting waste tires in Nicholas County, West Virginia
    James E Joy
    Department of Biological Sciences, Marshall University, Huntington, WV 25755, USA
    J Med Entomol 40:73-7. 2003
    ..Opportunities for competitive interactions between Ae. albopictus and Oc. triseriatus in Nicholas County would be minimized because the peak occurrence of the two species differ temporally and spatially...
  14. ncbi Cancer incidence in Kentucky, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia: disparities in Appalachia
    Eugene J Lengerich
    Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, College of Medicine, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA 17033 0855, USA
    J Rural Health 21:39-47. 2005
    ..While mortality from cancer in Appalachia has previously been reported to be elevated, rates of cancer incidence in Appalachia remain unreported...
  15. pmc Knowledge and perceptions of diabetes in an Appalachian population
    Irene Tessaro
    Department of Health Promotion and Risk Reduction, Community Health Initiatives, School of Nursing, West Virginia University, PO Box 6275, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 2:A13. 2005
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  16. ncbi A comparative assessment of West Virginia's financial incentive programs for rural physicians
    Jodie Jackson
    West Virginia University Office of Rural Health, PO Box 9003, Morgantown, WV 26506 9003, USA
    J Rural Health 19:329-39. 2003
    ..Critical evaluation of state-supported programs is often lacking but is necessary to determine their efficacy and to improve outcomes...
  17. ncbi Home and eating environments are associated with saturated fat intake in children in rural West Virginia
    Elizabeth N Gonzales
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:657-63. 2002
    To describe sociodemographic, environmental, and knowledge factors in relation to self-reported, energy-adjusted saturated fat consumption among children in rural West Virginia.
  18. ncbi Wheeling Walks: a community campaign using paid media to encourage walking among sedentary older adults
    Bill Reger
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506 9190, USA
    Prev Med 35:285-92. 2002
    ..Mass media may effect communitywide changes in health awareness, attitude, and behavior, but the approach remains unproven for physical activity...
  19. pmc Social and cultural factors influencing health in southern West Virginia: a qualitative study
    Cathy A Coyne
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Medicine, West Virginia University, PO Box 9190, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A124. 2006
    ..strong social ties). Few recent studies have explored regional cultural issues qualitatively. The purpose of this study was to examine social and cultural factors that may be associated with health and illness in an Appalachian region...
  20. ncbi Transmission of a newly characterized strain of varicella-zoster virus from a patient with herpes zoster in a long-term-care facility, West Virginia, 2004
    Adriana S Lopez
    National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:646-53. 2008
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  21. ncbi Location-specific sympatric morphological divergence as a possible response to species interactions in West Virginia Plethodon salamander communities
    Dean C Adams
    Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    J Anim Ecol 76:289-95. 2007
    ..cinereus to vary across replicate sympatric locations, resulting in distinct evolutionary trajectories of morphological change...
  22. ncbi Helicobacter pylori infection rate decreases in symptomatic children: a retrospective analysis of 13 years (1993-2005) from a gastroenterology clinic in West Virginia
    Yoram Elitsur
    Department of Pediatrics, Gastroenterology Division, Joan C Edwards School of Medicine, Marshall University, Huntington, WV 25701, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 43:147-51. 2009
    ..We retrospectively assessed the annual H. pylori infection rate in symptomatic children seen in our clinic over a 13-year study period...
  23. ncbi Larval mosquitoes in abandoned tire pile sites from West Virginia
    James E Joy
    Department of Biological Sciences, Marshall University, Huntington, WV 25755, USA
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 20:12-7. 2004
    ..species were collected from abandoned tire piles at peridomestic and nonperidomestic sites in 3 south-central West Virginia counties from May through September 2002...
  24. ncbi Academic nursing practice in rural West Virginia
    Cynthia Armstrong Persily
    Southern Region Programs, West Virginia University School of Nursing, Charleston, West Virginia 25304, USA
    J Nurs Educ 43:75-7. 2004
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  25. ncbi Perceived barriers to physical activity according to stage of change and body mass index in the west virginia wisewoman population
    James A Rye
    School of Nursing, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506, USA
    Womens Health Issues 19:126-34. 2009
    ..To inform a cardiovascular risk factor intervention targeting this population through the West Virginia WISEWOMAN program, we determined at baseline participants' perceptions about the presence of 6 barriers to ..
  26. pmc Inpatient hospital utilization among the uninsured near elderly: data and policy implications for West Virginia
    Donna L Spencer
    University of Minnesota School of Public Health, State Health Access Data Assistance Center, 2221 University Avenue, Suite 345, Minneapolis, MN 55414 3164, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:2442-57. 2007
    To inform state policy discussions about the insurance coverage of the near elderly in West Virginia (WV) and the impact of the uninsured near elderly on hospitals in the state.
  27. ncbi Displacement of the underserved: medical needs of Hurricane Katrina evacuees in West Virginia
    Marilyn L Ridenour
    Division of Safety Research, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control, 1095 Willowdale Road, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:369-81. 2007
    ..evacuees from 220 households were provided housing, food, and medical care at an evacuation center in West Virginia. A needs assessment followed to identify current needs of the evacuees...
  28. pmc Fatal traumatic brain injury, West Virginia, 1989-1998
    Nelson Adekoya
    Surveillance Systems Branch, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Public Health Rep 119:486-92. 2004
    The objective of this study was to describe fatal cases of traumatic brain injury (TBI) among West Virginia residents.
  29. ncbi Diagnosis and treatment of constipation in children: a survey of primary care physicians in West Virginia
    Autumn Whitlock-Morales
    Department of Pediatrics, Gastroenterology Division Joan C Edwards School of Medicine, Marshall University, Huntington, USA
    W V Med J 103:14-6. 2007
    A questionnaire was mailed to all PCPs practicing in West Virginia. Demographics, clinical practice, treatment, referral practices, and familiarity with the constipation guideline were recorded...
  30. ncbi Effectiveness and costs of omeprazole vs ranitidine for treatment of symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux disease in primary care clinics in West Virginia
    B Kaplan-Machlis
    Department of Clinical Pharmacy, West Virginia University, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, Charleston 25304, USA
    Arch Fam Med 9:624-30. 2000
    ..To compare clinical, health-related quality of life (HRQL), and medical cost outcomes in patients with symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) receiving omeprazole sodium or ranitidine hydrochloride treatment...
  31. ncbi Stroke awareness among rural residents: the case of West Virginia
    Mohamad G Alkadry
    Department of Behavioral Medecine and Psychiatry, West Virginia University School of Medicine, 217 Knapp Hall, Morgantown, WV 26506 6322, USA
    Soc Work Health Care 42:73-92. 2005
    ..The article analyzes mail questionnaire responses from 1,114 West Virginia residents. Respondents were mostly not properly managing stroke risks such as diabetes and hypertension...
  32. pmc Assessing awareness and knowledge of breast and cervical cancer among Appalachian women
    Nikki L Lyttle
    West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, West Virginia Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program, 350 Capitol St, Room 427, Charleston, WV 25301, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A125. 2006
    b>West Virginia is the only state that lies entirely within Appalachia. West Virginians tend to be poorer and more likely to lack health insurance than the general U.S. population...
  33. ncbi Assessment of risk factors for oral leukoplakia in West Virginia
    Monica A Fisher
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Diagnostic Sciences, SDB 219, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 33:45-52. 2005
    ..To assess risk factors associated with oral leukoplakia in a US population with high use of smoked tobacco and smokeless tobacco...
  34. pmc Beyond the bench: research helps clean up a water supply
    Tanya Tillett
    Environ Health Perspect 115:A134. 2007
  35. ncbi Increasing incidence and characteristics of differentiated thyroid cancer in Huntington, West Virginia
    J Merhy
    Department of Medicine, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine at Marshall University and Medical Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Huntington, West Virginia 25701, USA
    Thyroid 11:1063-9. 2001
    Since 1985, we have observed an increasing number of differentiated thyroid cancer cases in Huntington, West Virginia. We describe tumor incidence, patient and tumor characteristics, treatment modalities, and tumor recurrence and death...
  36. ncbi Community entry in conducting rural focus groups: process, legitimacy, and lessons learned
    Shannon L Smith
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Rural Health 18:118-23. 2002
    ..In 1999, the Appalachian Diabetes Coalition of West Virginia University's Prevention Research Center employed a statewide effort to conduct focus groups in West Virginia ..
  37. ncbi WVU--community partnership that provides science and math enrichment for underrepresented high school students
    J A Rye
    Department of Educational Theory and Practice, College of Human Resources and Education, West Virginia University, Morgantown, USA
    Acad Med 74:352-5. 1999
    In response to the need to help West Virginia secondary school students overcome educational and economic barriers and to increase the number of health professionals in the state, the Health Sciences and Technology Academy (hereafter, "..
  38. ncbi Incidence of colorectal cancer in West Virginia from 1993-1999: an update by gender, age, subsite and stage
    Steven J Jubelirer
    CAMC Health Education and Research Institute, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Charleston Div, USA
    W V Med J 99:182-6. 2003
    ..We studied the 7,895 cases of colorectal cancer reported to the West Virginia Cancer Registry between 1993 and 1999 and termed cancers proximal to, but not including the sigmoid colon as &..
  39. ncbi Prevalence of allergic sensitization to indoor fungi in West Virginia
    Donald H Beezhold
    Allergy and Clinical Immunology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505 2888, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 29:29-34. 2008
    ..Cross-reactivity with other fungi may partially explain our results; however, skin testing for these indoor fungi may provide useful diagnostic information...
  40. ncbi Harmonia axyridis ladybug hypersensitivity in clinical allergy practice
    David W Goetz
    Exemplar Allergy and Asthma, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 28:50-7. 2007
    The imported Harmonia axyridis ladybug infests homes in northern West Virginia from fall through spring, causing allergic disease...
  41. ncbi Immunization predictors in rural adults under 65 years of age
    S Suresh Madhavan
    Department of Pharmaceutical Systems and Policy, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 14:100-21. 2003
    ..The findings can be used in development of promotional campaigns for increasing immunizations in this underserved rural population...
  42. ncbi Oral health disparities in Appalachia: orthodontic treatment need and demand
    Chris A Martin
    Department of Othodontics, West Virginia University School of Dentistry, Morgantown
    J Am Dent Assoc 139:598-604; quiz 627. 2008
    Significant oral health disparities affect people in West Virginia and elsewhere in Appalachia. Although oral diseases such as caries are a major problem, little is known about the occlusal status of this under-served group.
  43. ncbi Attachment in infancy and preschool in low socioeconomic status rural Appalachian children: stability and change and relations to preschool and kindergarten competence
    Margaret Fish
    Center for Rural Health, Marshall University School of Medicine, Huntington, WV 25701 3655, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 16:293-312. 2004
    ..Assessments of cognitive and socioemotional competence at 4 years and kindergarten age suggested a protective effect of secure infant attachment but little benefit from secure preschool attachment...
  44. ncbi Evaluation of a required statewide interdisciplinary Rural Health Education Program: student attitudes, career intents and perceived quality
    C K Shannon
    Department of Family Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, USA
    Rural Remote Health 5:405. 2005
    A shortage of healthcare providers in West Virginia led to creation of a statewide, community-based program with a required three-month rural experience for most state-sponsored health professions students...
  45. ncbi The rural rotation in a medical technology program: a ten-year retrospective study
    Beverly A Kirby
    Medical Technology Program, West Virginia University, 2163 Health Sciences North, P O Box 9211, Morgantown, WV 26506 9211, USA
    Clin Lab Sci 20:202-9. 2007
    ..This study evaluated the effectiveness of a rural rotation as a tool to recruit medical technology program graduates to medically underserved areas...
  46. ncbi Evaluation of a Wellness-Based Mindfulness Stress Reduction intervention: a controlled trial
    K A Williams
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University, P.O. Box 9820, Morgantown, WV 26506-9820, USA
    Am J Health Promot 15:422-32. 2001
    ..SETTING: A university setting in West Virginia. SUBJECTS: A total of 103 adults, with 59 in the intervention group and 44 in the control group...
  47. ncbi Achievement of national cholesterol education program goals by patients with dyslipidemia in rural ambulatory care settings
    Rehan Qayyum
    Jim and Pat Calhoun Cardiology Center, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA
    Prev Cardiol 9:192-7. 2006
    ..13-4.89). These results indicate that a significant proportion of patients with dyslipidemia in rural practices do not achieve management goals. Strategies to improve lipid management in rural practices are needed...
  48. ncbi The need for a statewide pediatric trauma program
    P F Ehrlich
    Department of Surgery, Department of Pediatrics, Jon Michael Moore Trauma Center, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, USA
    W V Med J 98:66-9. 2002
    ..1, 1990 to Dec. 31, 1998 at the Jon Michael Moore Trauma Center at West Virginia University, a rural pediatric trauma center...
  49. ncbi Understanding sequelae of injury mechanisms and mild traumatic brain injury incurred during the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan: persistent postconcussive symptoms and posttraumatic stress disorder
    Aaron I Schneiderman
    War Related Illness and Injury Study Center, Washington DC VA Medical Center, Washington, DC 20422, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1446-52. 2008
    ..left combat theaters by September 2004 and lived in Maryland; Washington, DC; northern Virginia; and eastern West Virginia. Immediate neurologic symptoms postinjury were used to identify mild TBI...
  50. ncbi Exploring the relationship between mental health and smoking cessation: a study of rural teens
    Kimberly Horn
    Office of Drug Abuse Intervention Studies, Prevention Research Center, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506, USA
    Prev Sci 5:113-26. 2004
    ..Participants were 113 male and 145 female adolescents ages 14-19 from rural West Virginia and North Carolina...
  51. ncbi The complex business of adapting effective interventions to new populations: an urban to rural transfer
    Bonita Stanton
    Department of Pediatrics, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Children s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, MI 48201 2196, USA
    J Adolesc Health 37:163. 2005
    ..shown to be effective among urban youth, "Original Focus on Kids" (OFOK), compared with a version modified for West Virginia (WVFOK) and a control condition (training in environmental conservation), in altering protective sexual ..
  52. ncbi Substance use among rural adolescent virgins as a predictor of sexual initiation
    Jiantong Guo
    Pediatric Prevention Research Center, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Children s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    J Adolesc Health 37:252-5. 2005
    ..The use of alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana and the use of more than three substances are highly specific for predicting sexual initiation...
  53. ncbi Comparisons of parent cardiovascular knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors based on screening and perceived child risks
    Lesley A Cottrell
    Department of Pediatrics, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    J Community Health Nurs 24:87-99. 2007
    ..These findings illustrate the need to address inaccuracies in parents' assessments of their children's overweight risks to improve parent investment and involvement in children's health modification programs...
  54. ncbi Depressive symptoms and health risk among rural adolescents
    James J Burns
    Department of Pediatrics, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506 9214, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1313-20. 2004
    ..To determine the stability of depression and its relationship with health risk factors among rural adolescents...
  55. ncbi Coronary Artery Risk Detection in Appalachian Communities (CARDIAC): preliminary findings
    W A Neal
    Department of Pediatrics, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, USA
    W V Med J 97:102-5. 2001
    b>West Virginia's mortality and morbidity from cardiovascular disease (CVD) is among the highest in the developed world...
  56. ncbi Assessing predictors of influenza and pneumonia vaccination in rural senior adults
    S Suresh Madhavan
    School of Pharmacy, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    J Health Soc Policy 18:71-93. 2003
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  57. ncbi Functional health literacy in adults in a rural community health center
    N J Montalto
    Department of Family Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Charleston Division, USA
    W V Med J 97:111-4. 2001
    ..0001, supporting the role of age in cognitive decline. Upon review of these patients' medical records, no information on their literacy/numeracy problems or deficits was identified...
  58. ncbi Webcasting: a new instructional technology in distance graduate nursing education
    Rose Ann DiMaria-Ghalili
    West Virginia University School of Nursing, Charleston 25304, USA
    J Nurs Educ 44:11-8. 2005
    ..We also identify problems encountered with implementation of Webcasting and methods used to resolve them...
  59. ncbi Using online modules is a multi-modality teaching system: a high-touch high-tech approach to geriatric education
    Sara Jane Gainor
    Mountain State Geriatric Education Center, Center on Aging, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Gerontol Geriatr Educ 24:45-59. 2004
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  60. ncbi Low-manpower checkpoints: can they provide effective DUI enforcement in small communities?
    John H Lacey
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, Maryland, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 7:213-8. 2006
    ..Checkpoints are underutilized, however, partially because police believe a large number of officers are required. This study evaluated the feasibility and impact of conducting small-scale checkpoints in rural communities...
  61. ncbi Development and pilot testing of a bicycle safety questionnaire for adult bicyclists
    Carrie A McCoy
    Department of Nursing, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights 41099, USA
    Public Health Nurs 19:440-50. 2002
    ..Bicycle riders with previous safety training had significantly different scores on the riding behavior and user burden subscales...
  62. ncbi Use of dietary supplements in ambulatory rural patients with diabetes and without diabetes
    Judy B Thompson
    Alaska Native Medical Center, Anchorage, Alaska 99508, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 44:718-20. 2004
  63. ncbi The West Virginia Health Education Assessment Project
    Nancy O Hara Tompkins
    Prevention Research Center, West Virginia University, 25304, USA
    J Sch Health 75:193-8. 2005
    ..This paper reports the methodology and findings of a West Virginia statewide health education assessment initiative and describes how the findings are used to design ..
  64. ncbi School-based opportunities for physical activity in West Virginia public schools
    Nancy O'Hara Tompkins
    Prevention Research Center, West Virginia University, Morgantown 26506, USA
    Prev Med 39:834-40. 2004
    ..This article describes findings from a statewide survey of opportunities for physical activity in West Virginia (WV) schools...
  65. ncbi Correlation between parental perception and actual childhood patterns of bicycle helmet use and riding practices: implications for designing injury prevention strategies
    P F Ehrlich
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Departments of Surgery and Pediatrics, West Virginia Children's Hospital, Jon Michael Moore Trauma Center, West Virginia University, Morgantown West Virginia, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 36:763-6. 2001
    ..In this study group parents appear as poor role models for their children. Injury prevention strategies need to focus on children and adults to improve effectiveness...
  66. ncbi Preventive care in Appalachia: use of the theory of planned behavior to identify barriers to participation in cholesterol screenings among West Virginians
    Shelli Deskins
    Health Research Center, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown 26506, USA
    J Rural Health 22:367-74. 2006
    ..However, participation rates have been less than desired...
  67. ncbi Eosinophilic esophagitis--is it in the air?
    Yoram Elitsur
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 34:325-6; author reply 326. 2002
  68. ncbi Falls in rural elders: an empirical study of risk factors
    Donald R Richardson
    Department of Family and Community Health, Joan C Edwards School of Medicine, Marshall University, Huntington, WV 25755 2300, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 15:178-82. 2002
    ..Our objective was to analyze and determine several risk factors of falls in the rural elderly population. Our study examined several variables believed to be positively correlated with the likelihood of an elderly person sustaining a fall...
  69. ncbi All-terrain vehicle-related maxillofacial trauma in the pediatric population
    Jason M Prigozen
    General Surgery Resident PGY 3, Department of Surgery, West Virginia University School of Medicine Charleston Division, Charleston, WV, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 64:1333-7. 2006
    ..b>West Virginia is in a unique position to examine these injuries because of its high rate of ATV use...
  70. ncbi Asthma-related healthcare services utilization by African-Americans enrolled in West Virginia Medicaid
    Vivek Pawar
    Department of Pharmaceutical Systems and Policy, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Respir Med 100:1579-87. 2006
    ..Few studies have investigated asthma-related healthcare services use by different age and gender groups within this sub-population...
  71. pmc Serotyping group B streptococci in a small community hospital: an analysis of distribution and site of isolation
    Jennifer M Smith
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics, Joan C Edwards School of Medicine, Marshall University, Huntington, WV 25704, USA
    Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 10:165-9. 2002
    ..To determine the prevalence and site of isolation of different serotypes of group B streptococcus (GBS) colonization or infection at a small community hospital...
  72. ncbi Avoiding "truth": tobacco industry promotion of life skills training
    Lev L Mandel
    Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 1390, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:868-79. 2006
    ..To understand why and how two tobacco companies have been promoting the Life Skills Training program (LST), a school-based drug prevention program recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to reduce youth smoking...
  73. ncbi The diagnostic accuracy of serologic markers in children with IBD: the West Virginia experience
    Yoram Elitsur
    Department of Pediatrics, Sections of Gastroenterology, Marshall University, Joan C Edwards School of Medicine, Huntington, WV 25701, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 39:670-3. 2005
    ..of the serologic markers: perinuclear antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (pANCA) and anti-saccharomyces cerevisiae antibody (ASCA) in children diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), living in West Virginia.
  74. ncbi Eosinophilic esophagitis disease in children from West Virginia: a review of the last decade (1995-2004)
    Rupa Gill
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Gastroenterology, Joan C Edwards School of Medicine, Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 102:2281-5. 2007
    ..The clinical symptoms, endoscopic presentation, and treatment of the patients with EoE disease were also reviewed...
  75. ncbi Injuries and seasonal risks among young workers in West Virginia--a 10-year retrospective descriptive analysis
    Priscah Mujuru
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA
    AAOHN J 55:381-7. 2007
    ..These results indicate that preventing injuries among young workers should be a primary concern of education and health and safety professionals and parents...
  76. pmc Knowledge, barriers, and predictors of colorectal cancer screening in an Appalachian church population
    Irene Tessaro
    Community Health Initiatives, School of Nursing, West Virginia University, P O Box 6275, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A123. 2006
    ....
  77. ncbi An in-depth and updated perspective on determinants of cervical cancer screening among central Appalachian women
    Nancy E Schoenberg
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Lexington, KY, 40536 0086, USA
    Women Health 42:89-105. 2005
    ..trained interviewers conducted interviews with rarely or never screened Appalachian women from Kentucky and West Virginia. Sessions were tape recorded, transcribed, and content analyzed...
  78. ncbi AHEC in West Virginia: a case study. Area health education centers
    Lamont D Nottingham
    Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center of West Virginia University, Charleston Division, USA
    J Rural Health 19:42-6. 2003
    This case study describes the area health education centers (AHEC) program in West Virginia, spanning 30 years from a first-generation project at Charleston in 1972 (AHEC 1) to a newly funded statewide program (AHEC 2)...
  79. ncbi Cookin' Up Health: developing a nutrition intervention for a rural Appalachian population
    Irene Tessaro
    Department of Health Promotion and Risk Reduction, School of Nursing, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    Health Promot Pract 7:252-7. 2006
    ..Focus groups were conducted with women in two rural counties in West Virginia to guide the development of the intervention...
  80. ncbi Demographic and psychosocial characteristics of smokers and nonsmokers in low-socioeconomic status rural Appalachian 2-parent families in Southern West Virginia
    Hana Song
    Child Psychology and Education, Sungkyunkwan University and Center for Rural Health, Marshall University School of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    J Rural Health 22:83-7. 2006
    ..Rural Appalachian women living in poverty have a high prevalence of prenatal smoking; yet, few studies have examined this issue...
  81. ncbi Self-rated health among vulnerable older adults in rural Appalachia
    Jenessa C Steele
    Department of Human Services, Gerontology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio 43403, USA
    J Rural Health 21:182-6. 2005
    ..Self-rated health (SRH) predicts service use, morbidity, and mortality. Additionally, SRH has been associated with indices of psychological well-being...
  82. ncbi Evaluation of a required statewide interdisciplinary rural health education program: student attitudes, career intents and perceived quality
    Claude K Shannon
    West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506, USA
    Educ Health (Abingdon) 18:395-404. 2005
    A shortage of healthcare providers in West Virginia led to the creation of a statewide, community-based program with a required three-month rural experience for most state-sponsored health professions students...
  83. ncbi Caring Behaviors Inventory: a reduction of the 42-item instrument
    Ying Wu
    West Virginia University School of Nursing, Morgantown, WV 26506 9640, USA
    Nurs Res 55:18-25. 2006
    ..Caring traditionally has been at the center of nursing. Effectively measuring the process of nurse caring is vital in nursing research. A short, less burdensome dimensional instrument for patients' use is needed for this purpose...
  84. ncbi Factors affecting research participation in African American college students
    Vanessa A Diaz
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 295 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Fam Med 40:46-51. 2008
    ..African American participation in research trials must increase. This study evaluates factors affecting participation of African American college students in medical research...
  85. ncbi Community-based chronic disease management program for African Americans
    Susan L Nine
    Chronic Disease Management Program, Ebenezer Medical Outreach, Inc, 1448 Tenth Avenue, Huntington, WV 25701, USA
    Outcomes Manag 7:106-12. 2003
    ..Significant decreases in initial and 1-year values were seen in both systolic blood pressure (P < .0001) and diastolic blood pressure (P = .000) and HgbA1Cs for those with initial values > 7% (P = .013)...
  86. ncbi Reliability and validity of an Internet traumatic stress survey with a college student sample
    Beverly L Fortson
    Department of Psychology, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA
    J Trauma Stress 19:709-20. 2006
    ..Researchers can feel comfortable that Internet data collection is a viable--and reliable--means for conducting trauma research...
  87. ncbi Screening and brief intervention for alcohol problems in a university student health clinic
    Peter F Ehrlich
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, University of Michigan, CS Mott Children s Hospital, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    J Am Coll Health 54:279-87. 2006
    ..2%) again after 3 months. Seventy-five percent of students interviewed again after 3 months reported that SBI was helpful, 92% found the information clear, and 90% thought that the SHC was a good place to learn this information...
  88. ncbi Getting from here to there: evaluating West Virginia's rural nonemergency medical transportation program
    Gail R Bellamy
    West Virginia Institute for Health Policy Research, 3110 MacCorkle Ave, SE, Charleston, WV 25302, USA
    J Rural Health 19:397-406. 2003
    With funding from the 21st Century Challenge Fund, the West Virginia Rural Health Access Program created Transportation for Health, a demonstration project for rural nonemergency medical transportation...
  89. ncbi Trends in smoking before, during, and after pregnancy - Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS), United States, 31 sites, 2000-2005
    Van T Tong
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 58:1-29. 2009
    ..During 2000-2004, an estimated 174,000 women in the United States died annually from smoking-attributable causes, and an estimated 776 infants died annually from causes attributed to maternal smoking during pregnancy...
  90. ncbi Distribution and prevalence of Cytauxzoon felis in bobcats (Lynx rufus), the natural reservoir, and other wild felids in thirteen states
    Barbara C Shock
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, 586 D W Brooks Dr, Wildlife Health Building, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Vet Parasitol 175:325-30. 2011
    ..Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and West Virginia. These states were selected because of differential vector presence; D...
  91. ncbi Abortion surveillance--United States, 2004
    Lilo T Strauss
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 56:1-33. 2007
    ..CDC began abortion surveillance in 1969 to document the number and characteristics of women obtaining legal induced abortions...
  92. ncbi Neonatal health care costs related to smoking during pregnancy
    E Kathleen Adams
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Health Econ 11:193-206. 2002
    ..The goal of this study is to use data on smoking behavior, birth outcomes and resource utilization to estimate neonatal costs attributable to maternal smoking during pregnancy...
  93. ncbi Surveillance of certain health behaviors and conditions among states and selected local areas--Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), United States, 2006
    Greta Kilmer
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 2990 Brandywine Road, MS E 65, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 57:1-188. 2008
    ..Continuous monitoring both of health behaviors and of the use of preventive services is essential for developing health promotion activities, intervention programs, and health policies at the state, city, and county level...
  94. ncbi Integrating nine prescription opioid analgesics and/or four signal detection systems to summarize statewide prescription drug abuse in the United States in 2007
    Michael F Schneider
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 18:778-90. 2009
    ..Integrate statewide rankings of abuse across different drugs and/or signal detection systems to summarize prescription drug abuse in each state in 2007...
  95. ncbi Relationship of preadmission variables and first- and second-year course performance to performance on the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners' COMLEX-USA Level 1 examination
    H H Baker
    West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, Lewisburg 24901, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 100:153-61. 2000
    ..for one osteopathic medical school with the unique mission of providing osteopathic family physicians for West Virginia and rural Appalachia...
  96. pmc Association of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) with uric acid among adults with elevated community exposure to PFOA
    Kyle Steenland
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:229-33. 2010
    ..PFOA has been associated with elevated uric acid in two studies of chemical workers. Uric acid is a risk factor for hypertension and possibly other cardiovascular outcomes...
  97. ncbi Serologic survey of cattle in the northeastern and north central United States, Virginia, Alaska, and Hawaii for antibodies to Cache Valley and antigenically related viruses (Bunyamwera serogroup virus)
    Sudhir P Sahu
    U S Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, National Veterinary Services Laboratories, Ames, Iowa 50010, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 67:119-22. 2002
    ..states (Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, and West Virginia), north central states (Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio, South ..
  98. ncbi County level socioeconomic position, work organization and depression disorder: a repeated measures cross-classified multilevel analysis of low-income nursing home workers
    Carles Muntaner
    Department of Social, Policy and Prevention Research, Center for Addictions and Mental Health, University of Toronto and Institute for Work and Health, Suite 618, 250 College Street, Toronto, Canada ON M5 T 1R8
    Health Place 12:688-700. 2006
    ....
  99. ncbi Effect of scheduling tramadol as a controlled substance on poison center exposures to tramadol
    Henry A Spiller
    Kentucky Regional Poison Center, Louisville, KY 30232, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 44:1016-21. 2010
    ..There is limited information on the effect of scheduling a drug as a controlled substance with comparable data from both a pre-scheduling and post-scheduling time period...
  100. ncbi Acid-base accounting to predict post-mining drainage quality on surface mines
    J Skousen
    Plant and Soil Sciences, National Mine Land Reclamation Center, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    J Environ Qual 31:2034-44. 2002
    ..This procedure was developed by West Virginia University scientists during the 1960s...
  101. pmc Accumulation and clearance of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) in current and former residents of an exposed community
    Ryan Seals
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:119-24. 2011
    ..Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) is a perfluoroalkyl acid found in > 99% of Americans. Its health effects are unknown. Prior estimates of serum half-life range from 2.3 to 3.8 years...

Research Grants63

  1. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 2
    DENNIS PATTRATH; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands...
  2. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 2
    Javier Crespo; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands...
  3. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 2
    JM J TOOEY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands...
  4. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 2
    JM J TOOEY; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands...
  5. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 2
    JM J TOOEY; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands...
  6. NON-INVASIVE HIGH-RESOLUTION DIAGNOSIS OF PERIODONTAL ATTACHMENT LEVELS USING REA
    SAM M MUKDADI; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In the State of West Virginia, more than 46.2% of the adults lost all their teeth at the age of 65...
  7. OpenLIS: The Development of a Clinical Laboratory Information System Using the Op
    ROGER ALLAN HUBBARD; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Indeed, Senator Rockefeller of West Virginia has introduced legislation that promotes open source as a way to facilitate the universal adoption of ..
  8. Program ACTIVE II: Behavioral Depression Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes
    MARY K DE GROOT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Two intervention sites serving rural central Appalachian counties of Ohio and West Virginia will be coordinated by the PI at Indiana University...
  9. Regional Cystic fibrosis DNA Mutation Analysis
    JANE P GETCHELL; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..which includes Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia. All states in NYMAC screen newborn dried blood spots for a panel of genetic and metabolic diseases which ..
  10. Translational Research Cancer Centers Consortium Annual Meeting
    Gregory B Lesinski; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Institute at Wayne State University;Case Comprehensive Cancer Center;Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center at West Virginia University;The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center;Penn State Cancer Institute;Roswell Park ..
  11. Ecological impacts of forest disturbance on La Crosse encephalitis virus dynamics
    MARIA RICHETTA CAMILLE HARRIS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    La Crosse encephalitis virus (LAC), a devastating neurologic disease in children living in endemic areas like West Virginia and southwestern Virginia, is maintained through interactions between mosquito vectors and non-human vertebrate ..
  12. Visual Sonics Vevo 2100 Imaging System
    Karen H Martin; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): A group of six investigators at West Virginia University are requesting funds to purchase a VisualSonics Vevo 2100 micro-ultrasound for real-time, 3D imaging in small animals...
  13. Expanding and Enhancing All Payer Claims Data Base System Capacity in States
    DENISE ELAINE LOVE; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Utah, Oregon, Minnesota, Tennessee, Colorado, New York, Rhode Island, West Virginia, Virginia 2 APCDs are large-scale databases that systematically collect health care claims data from a variety ..
  14. Cancer and tobacco control training and research across the lifespan in Kenya
    Scot C Remick; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Scot Remick, West Virginia University (WVU) and his senior Kenyan collaborator Walter Mwanda, University of Nairobi (UoN);Dr...
  15. Prostate cancer health literacy in rural versus urban African-American men.
    Kerry Laing Kilbridge; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..the NCI's Cancer Information Service, Howard University, and the Tug River Health Association in rural West Virginia to explore this hypothesis...
  16. The West Virginia Smoking Cessation or Reduction in Pregnancy Treatment Trial
    RICHARD ANTHONY WINDSOR; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The West Virginia (WV) Right From the Start (RFTS)-Smoking Cessation and Reduction in Pregnancy Treatment (SCRIPT) Adoption Trial are: 1) to disseminate to the RFTS program two evidence-based SCRIPT ..
  17. COBRE FOR SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION AND CANCER
    Laura F Gibson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Cancer disproportionately affects the citizens of West Virginia and Appalachia, as evidenced by regional health disparities in cervical, lung, head &neck, ovarian and breast cancers...
  18. Oral Health Disparities Among Elders With and Without Cognitive Impairment
    Bei Wu; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..by recruiting 250 dentate community dwelling older adults, aged 70+, from local memory and health clinics in West Virginia. Data collection will include four components: (a) oral health examination;(b) cognitive function evaluation ..
  19. Lessons Learned: Sago & Darby Disasters - The Missing Component in SCSR Training
    CHRISTOPHER T HELD; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), The Pennsylvania State University Miner Training Program, and the West Virginia Office of Miner's Health, Safety, and Training all have concluded that a lack of training on the use of ..
  20. Community Appalachian Investigation and Research Network (CAIRN)
    ANN L CHESTER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): A novel paradigm has been developed in rural Appalachia within West Virginia and shown that trained adolescents interested in science can with guidance conduct Community Based Participatory Research (..
  21. Bayesian integration of biomarkers and spatial exposure data
    SCOTT MICHAEL BARTELL; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of over 69,030 community residents exposed to perfluorooctanoate released from a major production facility in West Virginia. Previous analyses have associated perfluorooctanoate exposures in these study participants to pregnancy-..
  22. Development of a Novel Cell Based PDE10A Assay for Antipsychotic Drug Discovery
    Wenshan Hao; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..We will also have Dr. Hanting Zhang from Departments of Behavioral Medicine &Psychiatry at West Virginia University, an expert on PDE research, to consult us on the project...
  23. Appalachia Community Cancer Network
    Mark B Dignan; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..team of collaborators from academic institutions and communities in Appalachian regions of Kentucky, West Virginia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Maryland and Virginia are proposing to build on a strong foundation of previous ..
  24. Traumatic Brain Injury Clinical Trials Network
    Joseph H Ricker; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..care and research center to serve the entire population of western Pennsylvania and portions of northern West Virginia and eastern Ohio...
  25. COBRE: RIH:CORE A: ADMINISTRATION &CAREER DVMT
    DOUGLAS CARTER HIXSON; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..scientists: Daniel Flynn, PhD (Chair and Director of the COBRE Center for Signal Transduction and Cancer in West Virginia);Susan Fischer, PhD (MD Anderson Cancer Center);Nelson Fausto, MD (Univ. of Wash...
  26. Category B Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS)
    Melissa A Baker; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Abstract West Virginia Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (WV PRAMS) is a joint research project between the West Virginia Office of Maternal, Child and Family Health (WV OMCFH) and the CDC...
  27. Appalachia Community Cancer Network
    Mark B Dignan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..team of community partners and academic collaborators from Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia propose to build on the strong foundation of community based participatory research (CBPR) and implement the ..
  28. CoBRE for Signal Transduction and Cancer Phase III
    Laura F Gibson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    Our long term goal is to establish an NCI designated cancer center for West Virginia (WV) and the surrounding Appalachian region...
  29. West Virginia HSTA Students Design Public Health Clinical Trials
    ANN L CHESTER; Fiscal Year: 2011
    The Health Sciences and Technology Academy (HSTA) of West Virginia University submits this Phase l and ll application based on clinical trial protocol as a format to bring together biomedical and clinical researchers, university faculty,..
  30. West Virginia University Injury Control Research Center
    Jeffrey Coben; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The mission of the West Virginia University Injury Control Research Center (WVU ICRC) is to advance the science and practice of injury prevention and control through research, education, outreach and ..
  31. Development of RSK Inhibitors as Novel Therapeutics for Yersinia pestis
    Jeffrey Smith; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Deborah A. Lannigan (University of Virginia) and Dr. George A. O'Doherty (West Virginia University) are extending these exciting findings to develop an anti-Yersinia pestis therapeutic for clinical ..
  32. West Virginia IDEA-CTR
    Glenn H Dillon; Fiscal Year: 2012
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The goal of the West Virginia Clinical and Translation Science Institute's (WVCTSI) IDeA-CTR application is to expand our infrastructure for, and practice of, clinical and translational research ..
  33. Developing Research Capacity for AIDS Malignancy in Kenya
    Scot C Remick; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Our international team is led by Drs. Scot Remick at West Virginia Univ., an AIDS oncologist and clinical trialist (U.S. PI);Leona W. Ayers at Ohio State Univ...
  34. University of Pittsburgh Clinical Trials Unit
    John W Mellors; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..impacted by the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Washington, DC, and in rural and urban areas of western Pennsylvania and West Virginia, where no other access exists;2) to recruit, screen, and enroll a minimum of 420 participants during the ..
  35. University of Pittsburgh Clinical Trials Unit
    John W Mellors; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..impacted by the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Washington, DC, and in rural and urban areas of western Pennsylvania and West Virginia, where no other access exists;2) to recruit, screen, and enroll a minimum of 420 participants during the ..
  36. Construction of New Animal Facility Annex for West Virginia University
    FRED R BUTCHER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The West Virginia University Robert C...
  37. ACCESS COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY/INFORMATION OUTREACH NETWORK
    Donald Spencer; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..being introduced in the rural, mountainous regions encompassing Western Maryland, the eastern panhandle of West Virginia, and south-central Pennsylvania, the grant will provide the means for unaffiliated and underserved health ..
  38. WV Food and Feed Rapid Response Team
    BRAD J COCHRAN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    The West Virginia Bureau for Public Health (WVBPH) and the West Virginia Department of Agriculture (WVAg) will form a collaborative partnership called the West Virginia Food and Feed Rapid Response Team (WVRRT)...
  39. Clinical Trials Network, Ohio Valley Node U10DA013732
    Theresa M Winhusen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..range now encompassing the entire Midwest (12 states) and the Upper-South states of Kentucky, Tennessee, and West Virginia. The 23 OVN CTPs, which together receive more than 100,000 patient visits a year, will contribute ..
  40. WEST VIRGINIA RURAL MANAGED CARE DEMONSTRATION CENTER
    Hilda Heady; Fiscal Year: 1999
    The West Virginia University Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center proposes to create a Rural Managed Care Demonstration Center through a statewide consortium led by its office of Rural Health...
  41. West Virginia Conformance with Manufactured Food Regulatory Program Standards
    BRAD J COCHRAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    Abstract: West Virginia Conformance with Manufactured Food Regulatory Program Standards West Virginia (WV) has a current Food Inspection contract with the Food and Drug Administration and enrolled in the Manufactured Food Regulatory ..
  42. Conformance with the Manufactured Food Regulatory Programs Standards
    CHAD LINTON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    The West Virginia Department of Agriculture-Regulatory and Environmental Affairs Division (WVDA-READ) is comprised of four sections;Food and Agricultural Materials, Laboratories, Pesticide Regulatory and the Environmental Section...
  43. REDUCING CERVICAL CANCER MORTALITY IN WEST VIRGINIA
    Kenneth Simon; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..cervical cancer mortality rates in a nine county rural, mountainous, and coal- mining region of southern West Virginia. The population in this region is special by virtue of its relatively high cervical cancer mortality, poverty, ..
  44. West Virginia Conformance with the National Voluntary Retail Program Standards Pr
    BRAD J COCHRAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In summary, WVDHHR, WVBPH and WVPHSD are committed to developing an excellent food safety program with an ultimate goal of reducing or eliminating the occurrence of illness and death related to foodborne illness. ..
  45. Special Becton Dickinson Fortessa Flow Cytometer
    Christopher F Cuff; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The Flow Cytometry Core Facility (FCCF) at the West Virginia University (WVU) School of Medicine is a centralized institutional shared research resource facility that broadly serves the research ..
  46. West Virginia IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (WV-INBRE)
    Gary O Rankin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    b>West Virginia is a State that has had a historically low success rate in obtaining grant awards from the National Institutes of Health and has been designated as an IDeA State...
  47. Teaching to Learn: WV-HSTA Students Take CBPR to Their Community
    ANN L CHESTER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The Health Sciences and Technology Academy (HSTA) of West Virginia University Robert C...
  48. HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER IAIMS PROGRAM
    TERRANCE BURTON; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Byrd Health Sciences Center (HSC) of West Virginia University will develop and implement an effective process for integrating the computing and information ..
  49. COBRE Transitional Center in Neuroscience
    George A Spirou; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..These research topics include stroke and drug addiction, which are health disparities in West Virginia, and other pathologies such as congenital sensory disorders and neurodegenerative disease...
  50. IRON, CALCIUM AND OXIDATIVE STRESS IN LUNG INJURY
    Xi Huang; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..of thirty coal samples from three coal mine regions with a CWP prevalence of 4 percent (Utah), 10 percent (West Virginia), and 26 percent (Pennsylvania), respectively, will be tested...
  51. REPLICATION OF FOCUS ON KIDS
    Bonita Stanton; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The UMAB investigators, in collaboration with researchers at the statewide West Virginia Rural Health Education Partnerships housed at West Virginia University, are proposing a three-celled trial ..
  52. IMPACT OF CHANGES IN UMWA FUNDS ON WV MINER CLINICS
    BETTINA DURMASKIN; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..sponsored and supported the development of ambulatory clinics for their beneficiaries in the coalfields of West Virginia. Through June 1977, Union members were provided one of the most comprehensive health benefit plans...
  53. HIB/STD Prevention Among Young Migrants in China
    Xiaoming Li; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The proposed study is an interdisciplinary international collaboration between the West Virginia University School of Medicine and the China National Center for STD Control and two major research institutes (..
  54. Chinese Dementia Care Research Center
    Sue Levkoff; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..WHU-SPH), the Department of Psychiatry at Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School, and West Virginia University...
  55. WV-INBRE PROGRAM DIRECTOR;WVU &MARSHALL U: ADMINISTRATIVE CORE
    Gary O Rankin; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..WV-INBRE office staff at Marshall University and West Virginia University provides administrative support to all activities of the AC...
  56. Building the West Virginia CoHORTS Center
    S Madhavan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    unreadable] DESCRIPTION (PROVIDED BY APPLICANT): The health care status of West Virginia (WV) and the surrounding Appalachian region are well known and best captured by its highest total mortality and its 43rd national ranking among ..
  57. LIFE-SPAN DEVELOPMENT--MECHANISMS OF EVERYDAY COGNITION
    HAYNE REESE; Fiscal Year: 1990
    The proposed conference, to be held on April 19-21, 1990 in Morgantown, West Virginia, is the twelfth in a series on Life-Span Developmental Psychology that was previously published by Academic Press and is now being published by ..
  58. WV CONSULT: A COMPUTER-BASED HEALTH INFORMATION NETWORK
    Hilda Heady; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, and Nursing) and its continuing education (CE) and other outreach efforts, the West Virginia University Health Sciences Center (WVUHSC) is committed to improving the quality of WV's health care and the ..
  59. Partnering to Improve Patient Safety in Rural WV
    Gail Bellamy; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Aims: (1) Expand the existing web-based confidential medical error and "near miss" reporting system in rural West Virginia; (2) Monitor safety event reporting and offer concise, action oriented feedback; (3) Compare the event reports ..
  60. SPECIAL POPULATIONS NETWORK FOR CANCER CONTROL
    Edith Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..will initially target Region 2 of the NMA (Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia), with the long-range goal of institutionalizing SPNCC programs within the NMA as a whole...
  61. THE APPALACHIA CANCER NETWORK
    Stephen Wyatt; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..University of Kentucky, in collaboration with its key consortium affiliates (Pennsylvania State University and West Virginia University), regional partners and community-based cancer control coalitions, proposes the establishment of ..
  62. ARH Plan for Clinical Standards Platform
    POLLY BENTLEY; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..ARH is an integrated rural healthcare delivery system serving 20 counties in Eastern Kentucky and Southern West Virginia. The project will use the principles of uniform medical language system (UMLS), ARH's own adaptive skills with ..
  63. Training Program in Immunotoxicology
    John Barnett; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..develop a new Immunotoxicology Training Program based in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the West Virginia University Health Sciences Center...