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Faculty Presentations

Dr. Treah Haggerty Dr. Jason Peklinsky

CORE Survey Proposals Accepted

Two DFM faculty had survey proposals accepted for inclusion in the annual CORE survey conducted by the WVPBRN. Dr. Treah Haggerty’s submission with Dr. Laura Davisson’s submission was titled "Needs Assessment to Inform Rural Obesity Medical Education for Primary Care in WV". Dr. Jason Peklinsky submitted a proposal for the 2020 CORE entitled, "Primary Care Perspective on Meth-amphetamine Addiction in West Virginia.

Recent Publications 

Jun Xiang was an author on the brief report, "Difficult Conversations: Training Medical Students to Assess, Educate, and Treat the Patient With Chronic Pain," that was published in Academic Psychiatry.

Drs. Ashcraft, Peckens, Adelman, Crocetti and Rachelle Peklinsky’s report from the field, "Improving Nephropathy Screening in Appalachian Patients with Diabetes" published in the January 2020 issue of The Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management.

Drs. Goodhart and Adelman. American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Practice Winter Newsletter 2020 Article: "An Interdisciplinary Approach to Weight Loss."

Posters and Presentations

Dr. Ben Silverberg’s presentations were accepted to the Urgent Care Association conference in Las Vegas in April. The titles of his presentations are: "The Lady is Red: Skin and Soft Tissue Infections" and "Best Practices for LGBTQ+ Health Care"

Dr. Barbara Cubic presented a 6-hour CE work-shop on February 7, 2020 for Portsmouth Naval Hospital in Portsmouth, Virginia on "Cultural Adaptions for CBT and CBT for Medical Issues."

Dr. Ashcraft’s poster "Accessibility of Emergency Contraception in West Virginia Community Pharmacies" was presented by members of her student research team at the Undergraduate Research Day held in Charleston at West Virginia State University on February 7, 2020.

Prine L, Harvey M, Goodhart A, Peckens S, Peklinsky R, Adelman M. Evaluating gaps in care with patients with diabetes who require statin therapy in a rural West Virginia ambulato-ry care clinic. Poster presentation at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting. Las Vegas, Nevada. December 2019.

Robinson A, Hess C, Goodhart A, Peckens S, Peklinsky R, Adelman M. Evaluating gaps in care with patients who require statin therapy for secondary prevention in a rural West Virginia ambulatory care clinic. Poster presentation at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting. Las Vegas, Nevada. December 2019.