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Our Publications

The ultimate step of research is the sharing of knowledge; through publishing in regional, national, and international medical journals, our faculty members disseminate ideas, methodologies, and findings to a large audience within both family medicine and the broader medical community. The following are some of our faculty members’ most recent publications. 

  1. Patton R. A shocking etiology of placental abruption: a case of electric shock during pregnancy. WVMJ. 2017.
  2. Gilliland C, Giangra C, Petrany S, et al. The consistency of electrocardiogram measures between measurement devices and clinicians. Physician and Sports Medicine. May 2017
  3. Ranavaya M. Methods of ascertainment of personal damage in the USA. In: Ferrara S, Boscolo-Berto R, Viel G, eds. Personal Injury and Damage Ascertainment under Civil Law. Chapter 16. Springer; 2016.
  4. McCann K. Observational study of the structured and monitored management of chronic non-malignant pain with opiates in a rural primary care office in a high opiate abuse region. 2017.
  5. Stalnaker L, Steele K, Nair D. A unique case of accidental ingestion of potassium permanganate. WVMJ. OA 2017(4).
  6. Franks A, Fischer R, Plummer A, et al. Poland syndrome: a case of a left handed infant. West Virginia State Medical Journal. 2017;Apr (8): 1-4.
  7. Thompson-Reid P, Crespo R, Stockton E. Chronic disease and diabetes self-management implemented by coalitions in appalachia. Accepted 2017 (In press).
  8. Franks A, Petrany S, McElroy S, et all. The Marshall Family Medicine Residency twINTERN schedule: the impact of an innovative hospital coverage scheme on resident fatigue. Family Medicine. June 2017;49(6):468-72.)
  9. Feng X, Tan X, Becker J, et all. Prevalence and geographic variations of polypharmacy among West Virginia medicaid beneficiaries. Annals of Pharmacotherapy. June 2017.
  10. Becher, K., M.D. (2017, January). Ensuring Appropriate Care When Views of Physician, Patient Collide. 12-13.
  11. Becker J. The crisis of opiates in Appalachia. Marshall Journal of Medicine. 2016. Vol 2. Iss 1.
  12. Christiansen M. Sexual dimorphism in obesity-related genes in the epicardial fat during aging. Journal of Physiology and Biochemistry. May 2017.
  13. Clements C. Chronic disease and diabetes self-management implemented by coalitions in appalachia. Accepted 2017 (in press).
  14. Crespo R, Matson S. Partnerships for diabetes management in rural West Virginia. West Virginia Medical Journal. 2016.
  15. Petrany SM, Gress T, Poole D. A Free Clinic Continuity Experience During Residency Is Associated With Practice in Underserved Areas. Journal of Graduate Medical Education. 2017;9(5):595-599.
  16. Goguet-Rubio P, Klug RL, Sharma DL, Srikanthan K, Puri N, Lakhani VH, Nichols A, O’Hanlon KM, Abraham NG, Shapiro JI, Sodhi K. Existence of a Strong Correlation of Biomarkers and miRNA in Females with Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity in a Population of West Virginia. International Journal of Medical Sciences. 2017;14(6):543-553. doi:10.7150/ijms.18988.
  17. Loudin, Sean; El-Hamdani, Mehiar; and Ranavaya, Mohammed (2017) "Opioid epidemic-- is there an end in sight?," Marshall Journal of Medicine: Vol. 3: Iss. 4, Article 4.
  18. Parker J and Shaver W. Ranking of Resident Applicants on the Match List – Does it Correlate with Their Final Ranking on the Core Competencies? West Virginia Medical Journal. In press.
  19. Nair, D., Dr., Vaughan, F., Dr., & Bennett, K., Dr. (2017). A Chart Review of Acute Care Inter-Hospital Transfers form Rural WV Hospitals. Mar,3(1), 47-56. Retrieved January 30, 2017.
  20. Ranavaya, M., Dr. (2017). Empowering Ability in Disability--Avoiding the Web of Disability. Marshall Journal of Medicine,3(1), 14-17. Retrieved January 27, 2017.
  21. Becher, K., M.D. (2017, January). Ensuring Appropriate Care When Views of Physician, Patient Collide. 12-13.
  22. Franks, A. M., Guzzo, R., Barker, S., & King-Mallory, R. (2016). Progressive Supranuclear Palsy – A Case Study from the Perspective of a Primary Care Physician Son. West Virginia Medical Journal -OA, 1-3.
  23. Nair D, Harrell L, Germani, R. Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma: A Rare Cause of Epistaxis. WVMJ OA 2016;1(24).
  24. Huntington MK, Allison J, Nair D, “Emerging Vector-Borne Diseases”. American Family Physician. 2016 10 1: Volume 94 (7): pp. 551-557
  25. Roberts J, Rupp D, Petrizzi M. Foot Injuries. Muscluloskeletal and Sports Medicine for the Primary Care Practitioner 4th Edition. 2016
  26. Becher K. In Family Medicine, Sometimes the Hoofbeats Are Zebras. 2016
  27. Kozakowski SM, Becher K, Hinkle T, Blackwelder R, Knight C, Pugno P. Responses to Medical Students’ Frequently Asked Questions About Family Medicine. 2016.
  28. Liaw W, Bazemore A, Xierali I, Walden J, Diller P. Impact of Global Health Experiences During Residency on Graduate Practice Location: A Multisite Cohort Study. Journal of Graduate Medical Education. Vol. 6, No. 3. September, 2014.
  29. Rondeinelli R, Ranavaya M. Current American Medical Association Guidelines for Evaluating Musculoskeletal Impairment at Maximum Medical Improvement. Chapter 17 in Gatchel et Al. Musculoskeletal Disorder in the Workplace. August, 2014.
  30. Pewen W. HIPAA. The SAGE Encyclopedia of Big Data. (In press).
  31. Petrany S M, Christiansen M. Knowledge and Perceptions of the Affordable Care Act by Uninsured Patients at a Free Clinic. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. May, 2014.
  32. Nair D. Traveler’s Diarrhea: Prevention, Treatment, and Post-trip Evaluation. Clinician Reviews. 2014.
  33. Walden J. Jungle Travel and Survival. Wilderness Medicine. 2014.
  34. Rondinelli R, Ranavaya M. Practical Aspects of Impairment Rating and Disability Determination. Braddom’s Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2014.
  35. Rondinelli R, Ranavaya M. Disability Assessment. Chapter 17 In Benson HT, et. Al. Practical Management of Pain. 2014.
  36. Rondinelli R, Ranavaya M. Current Medical Association Guidelines for Evaluating Musculoskeletal Impairment at Maximum Medical Improvement. Handbook of Musculoskeletal Pain and Disability Disorders in the Workplace. 2014.
  37. Nair D. A Dream. Family Medicine. 2014
  38. Goldstein M, Pewen W. The HIPAA Omnibus Rule: Implications for Public Health Policy and Practice. Public Health Reports. 2013.
  39. Franks A, Shapiro J. Simple Acid-Base Disorders: Metabolic Acidosis. Nephrology in 30 Days. October, 2013
  40. Petrany S M. Meaningful Scut Work. Family Medicine. September, 2013.
  41. Petrany S M. Hoping to Inspire. Academic Medicine (Web). August, 2013.
  42. Nair D. What Does It Really Take to Evaluate Complementary and Alternative Medicine Therapies? Medical Science Educator. August, 2013.
  43. Nair D. Gibbs M M. Inter-hospital Transfer from Rural hospitals to an Academic Medical Center. West Virginia Medical Journal. July 2013.
  44. Nair D. Traveler’s Diarrhea: Prevention, Treatment, and Post-trip Evaluation. Journal of Family Practice. July, 2013.

 Publication list updated 2017.

For access to full-text articles or to contact one of our faculty authors, please call our research assistant at 304-691-1123.