Profiles And Contributions To This Article

Examination of cardiovascular risk factors and rurality in Appalachian children

Christa  Lilly

Christa Lilly

qualifications: PhD

contribution: original concept, statistical analysis, wrote the first draft

position: Assistant Professor


Amna  Umer

Amna Umer

qualifications: PhD

contribution: literature review

position: Research Assistant Professor

United States

I am an internationally trained dentist and did my MPH in Public Health. I am currently doing my PhD in Epidemiology. My research interests are especially geared towards maternal and child health and range from oral health, breastfeeding practices and maternal and early childhood factors associated with childhood obesity.


Lesley  Cottrell

Lesley Cottrell

qualifications: PhD

contribution: original concept

position: Associate Professor

Dr. Cottrell's research examines child and adolescent health decision making processes. Additionally, she examines parental influences of those decisions via parental monitoring, modeling, and other mechanisms.


Lee  Pyles

Lee Pyles

qualifications: MD

contribution: contributed to drafts

position: Associate Professor


William A Neal

William Neal

qualifications: MD

contribution: designed the project

position: Professor


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