qualifications: MD, MS
contribution: Study conception and design, Acquisition of data, Analysis and interpretation of data, Drafting of manuscript, Drafting of manuscript, Critical revision
position: Professor of Family Medicine
I am a physician practicing clinical geriatrics in Huntington, West Virginia, in the USA. I am Board Certified in Family Medicine, Preventive Medicine, and Geriatrics. I am a professor at Marshall University School of Medicine. I am most interested in rural geraitrics.
qualifications: BS, PA-C
contribution: Study conception and design, Acquisition of data, Analysis and interpretation of data, Drafting of manuscript, Critical revision
position: Assistant Professor of Family and Community Health
Michael Grome is a certified Physician Assistant who practiced for over 30 years in rural West Virginia at the Lincoln Primary Care site of the Southern West Virginia Health Systems. His career interests include general Family Medicine but are now focused primarily on Elderly patients. He is a current member of the Marshall Family Medicine Geriatrics Team. He previously served on the Board of Medicine and the DHHR Pharmacy and Therapeutics committee for the state of West Virginia. He has a particular interest in the unique medical problems facing rural Appalachians.
contribution: Acquisition of data, Analysis and interpretation of data, Drafting of manuscript, Critical revision
position: Research Coordinator
Dr. William Rollyson is a Research Coordinator with Marshall Health.
qualifications: PhD, MA, MPH
contribution: Analysis and interpretation of data, Drafting of manuscript, Critical revision
position: Research Assistant Professor; Director
Dr. Adam Baus is a Research Assistant Professor with the West Virginia University School of Public Health, Department of Social & Behavioral Sciences and Director of the Office of Health Services Research. His work focuses on quality of care and health disparities issues for high-risk, high-need populations. His work often centers on providing technical support and coaching to primary care and community-based partners to leverage clinical and other data sources for analytics, evaluation, quality of care improvement, and health services research needs. He serves as Principal Investigator on numerous, concurrent state-based and out-of-state funded efforts and serves as Co-Investigator for a variety of data-driven efforts focused on improving the quality of patient care and population health outcomes while reducing burden on the health care system.