NEWS & UPDATES

October 14, 2019

Martha Carter, DHSc, MBA, APRN, CNM, and Adam Baus, PhD, MA, MPH, represented the WVACHS at the 2019 West Virginia Rural Health Conference. They presented the Alliance's recent publication on ethical considerations in rural practice-based research, with a special emphasis on holding an applied discussion with attendees in walking-through use of the decisi...

June 10, 2019

Adam Baus, PhD, MA, MPH, and Martha Carter, DHSc, MBA, APRN, CNM, will represent the WVACHS at the 2019 West Virginia Rural Health Conference. The conference will take place on October 9 - 11, 2019, in Huntington, WV. They will present a recently published paper by the WVACHS on ethical considerations in rural practice-based research. Their session will f...

June 10, 2019

The WVACHS welcomes Connor Levy, MPH, medical student with the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine - Marshall University. Connor has joined the WVACHS for a summer research experience. His work will include: supporting background research on topics of interest to Alliance members; assisting with data collection, analysis, interpretation, and dissemination;...

February 23, 2019

Amber Crist, COO of Cabin Creek Health Systems, and Mary Ann Maurer, DO of Charleston Area Medical Center to represent the WVACHS at the 2019 WV Governance and Leadership Forum. Their presentation will cover some of the recent practice-led research initiatives taking place within the Alliance and how those are of direct application in primary care for the...

December 12, 2018

Dr. Joanna Bailey, a family physician with Tug River Health Association, is helping to bring attention to water quality in Southern West Virginia. The Charleston Gazette-Mail's article "Southern WV residents wary of water's health effects" gives highlight to this essential public health need.

Click below to read the full article, published in the Charlesto...

October 31, 2018

Adam Baus, PhD, Tracy Hendershot, MD, Martha Carter,  DHSc, MBA, APRN, CNM, and Laura Boone, JD, published an article in the Marshall Journal of Medicine on ethical considerations in conducting rural practice-based research. This research takes an applied approach by providing primary care partners with a research evaluation tool whereby they can carefull...

October 5, 2018

Kevin McCann, MD, Associate Professor in the Department of Family and Community Health at the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine at Marshall University, will present at the 26th Annual West Virginia Rural Health Conference on "Assessing Burnout among West Virginia Primary Care Providers." His work is affording new insights into West Virginia primary care...

May 24, 2018

Mr. Craig Robinson, Executive Director of Cabin Creek Health Systems, was part of an expert panel discussing our regional opioid crisis. This took place at Bowie State University (Bowie, MD) on May 9, 2018. In support of the mission of the event, the panel focused on the rise of the opioid crisis, efforts to better understand the issue, and community-led...

March 28, 2018

Dr. Martha Carter, CEO of FamilyCare Health Centers, has been highlighted in WVNews for her long-term efforts in working to ensure high quality care to more than 30,000 residents of Putnam, Kanawha, Boone and Cabell counties, WV. View the full story here

February 16, 2018

Congratulation to Kevin McCann, MD, for his recent news publication and peer reviewed journal on chronic pain management and lowered opioid use. View the full article, containing reference to the peer reviewed journal.

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