Journal Articles


Schoenberg, N., Bowling, B., Cardarelli, K., Feltner, F., Mudd-Martin, G., Surratt, H., & Kern, P. (2021) The Community Leadership Institute of Kentucky (CLIK): A collaborative workforce and leadership development program. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action. 15(1), 95-105. doi:10.1353/cpr.2021.0009
Thompson, S. P., Slone, M., & Feltner, F. (2021). 2020 Kentucky dental workforce updateUniversity of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health Workforce Report.


Thompson, S. P., Feltner, F. J., & Slone, M. A. (2020). 2019 Kentucky nursing workforce report infographic. University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health Workforce Report.
Feng, W., Zhang, Y., Wang, Z., Xu, H., Wu, T., Marshall, C., Gao, J., & Xiao, M. (2020). Microglia prevent beta-amyloid plaque formation in the early stage of an Alzheimer’s disease mouse model with suppression of glymphatic clearance. Alzheimer’s Research & Therapy, 12, 125. doi:10.1186/s13195-020-00688-1
Giger, J. T., Barnhart, S., Feltner, F., Slone, M., Lawler, M. J., Windsor, L., & Windsor, A. (2020). Validating the eHealth literacy scale in rural adolescents. The Journal of Rural Health. Advance online publication. doi:10.1111/jrh.12509
Studts, C. R., Merritt, A., Pilar, M. R., Bundy, H. E., Bardach, S., Jacobs, J. A., & Feltner, F. (2020). Parent and provider preferences for parenting intervention delivery in rural Appalachia: A qualitative analysis guiding adaptationJournal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved31(3), 1399-1426. doi:10.1353/hpu.2020.0102
Johnson, A. M., Woltenberg, L. N., Heinss, S. H., Carper, R., Taylor, S., & Kuperstein, J. (2020). Whole person health: Using experiential learning and the ICF model as a tool for introductory interprofessional collaborative practice. Journal of Allied Health, 49(2), 86-91. PMID: 32469367
Cornwell, L., Doyle, H., Stohner, M., & Hazle, C. (2020). Work-related musculoskeletal disorders in physical therapists attributable to manual therapy. Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy. doi:10.1080/10669817.2020.1793470
Jinright, H., Kassoff, N., Williams, C., & Hazle, C. (2020). Spurling's test - inconsistencies in clinical practice. Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy. Advance online publication. doi:10.1080/10669817.2020.1762526
Mayer, K. P., Carper, R. A., Henson, S. C., Clonce, E. A., Christian, W. J., Seif, S. M., Pastva, A. M., Needham, D. M., & Morris, P. E. (2020). Three-Fourths of ICU physical therapists report use of assistive equipment and technology in practice. Journal of Acute Care Physical Therapy, Advance online publication. doi:10.1097/JAT.0000000000000144
Douthitt, K., Taylor, W., Piercy, J., Fletcher-Jones, C., Hughes, J., Slone, M., Feltner, F., & Atkins, R. (2020). SUN-LB116 improved family medicine resident diabetes care through participation in a diabetes clinic. Journal of the Endocrine Society, Volume 4, Issue Supplement_1, April-May 2020, SUN-LB116. doi:10.1210/jendso/bvaa046.2289
Wang, C., Wu, Q., Wang, Z., Hu, L., Marshall, C., & Xiao, M. (2020). Aquaporin 4 knockout increases complete freund's adjuvant-induced spinal central sensitization. Brain Research Bulletin, 156, 58-66. doi:10.1016/j.brainresbull.2020.01.004
Zhang, R., Liu, Y., Chen, Y., Li, Q., Marshall, C., Wu, T., Hu, G., & Xiao, M. (2020). Aquaporin 4 deletion exacerbates brain impairments in a mouse model of chronic sleep disruption. CNS Neuroscience & Therapeutics, 26(2), 228-239. doi:10.1111/cns.13194
Dale, P. C., Thomas, J. C., & Hazle, C. R. (2020). Physical therapist clinical reasoning and classification inconsistencies in headache disorders: A United States survey. Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy, 28(1), 28-40. doi:10.1080/10669817.2019.1645414
Pearce, K. A., Thompson, S., Feltner, F., Wright, R. B., & Kingery, J. (2020). Kentucky’s primary care workforce: Current status and output of new trainees January 2020 update. University of Kentucky College of Medicine Workforce Report.


Moser, D., Chung, M. L., Feltner, F., Lennie, T. A., & Biddle, M. J. (2019). Reduction of cardiovascular disease risk factors in rural, medically under-served, socioeconomically distressed, high-risk individuals: A randomized controlled trial. European Heart Journal, Volume 40, Issue Supplement_1, October 2019, ehz748.0001. doi:10.1093/eurheartj/ehz748.0001
Moser, D., Feltner, F., Biddle, M., Chung, M., Rayens, M., Mudd-Martin, G., Ashford, K., Hatcher, J., Hardin-Fanning, F., Bailey, A., & Lennie, T. (2019). Does a program that focuses on lifestyle changes reduce heart disease risk factors in a rural community in Appalachian Kentucky? Washington, DC: Patient‐Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). doi:10.25302/4.2019.CER.850
Thompson, S., Slone, M., & Feltner, F. (2019). 2018 Kentucky dental workforce update. University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health Workforce Report.
Powell, W., Jacobs, J. A., Noble, W., Bush, M. L., & Snell-Rood, C. (2019). Rural adult perspectives on impact of hearing loss and barriers to care. Journal of Community Health, 44(4), 668-674. doi:10.1007/s10900-019-00656-3
Tuttle, N. & Hazle, C. (2019). An Empirical, Pragmatic Approach Applying Reflection in Interaction to Manual Therapy Treatments. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice. doi:10.1080/09593985.2019.1650405
Sutton, K. M., Kitzman, P. H., Hunter, E. G., Hudson, K., Wallace, C., Sylvia, V., & Brock, J. (2019). Engaging individuals with neurological conditions and caregivers in rural communities in a health research team. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research Education, and Action, 13(2), 129-139. doi:10.1353/cpr.2019.0027
Lee, K. S., Feltner, F. J., Bailey, A. L., Lennie, T. A., Chung, M. L., Smalls, B. L., Schuman, D. L., & Moser, D. K. (2019). The relationship between psychological states and health perception in individuals at risk for cardiovascular disease. Psychology Research and Behavior Management, 2019(12), 317-324. doi:10.2147/PRBM.S198280
Snell-Rood, C., Jenkins, R., Hudson, K., Frazier, C., Noble, W. & Feltner, F. (2019). Building interventions when distress is under debate: A case study from Appalachia. Transcultural Psychiatry. doi:10.1177/1363461519833580
Unrine, J. M., Slone, S. A., Sanderson, W., Johnson, N., Durbin, E. B., Shrestha, S., Hahn, E. J., Feltner, F., Huang, B., Christian, W. J., Mellon, I., Orren, D. K., & Arnold, S. M. (2019). A case-control study of trace-element status and lung cancer in Appalachian Kentucky. PLOS ONE. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0212340


Yin, M., Pu, T., Wang, L., Marshall, C., Wu, T., & Xiao, M. (2018). Astroglial water channel aquaporin 4-mediated glymphatic clearance function: A determined factor for time-sensitive treatment of aerobic exercise in patients with Alzheimer’s disease. Medical Hypotheses, 119, 18-21. doi:10.1016/j.mehy.2018.07.016
Wang, L., Cao, M., Pu, T., Huang, H., Marshall, C., & Xiao, M. (2018). Enriched physical environment attenuates spatial and social memory impairments of aged socially isolated mice. International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology, 21(12), 1114–1127. doi:10.1093/ijnp/pyy084
Wang, L., Zhang, Y., Zhao, Y., Marshall, C., Wu, T., & Xiao, M. (2018). Deep cervical lymph node ligation aggravates AD‐like pathology of APP/PS1 mice. Brain Pathology. doi:10.1111/bpa.12656
Gao, J., Chen, Y., Su, D., Marshall, C., & Xiao, M. (2018). Depressive- and anxiety-like phenotypes in young adult APPSwe/PS1dE9 transgenic mice with insensitivity to chronic mild stress. Behavioural Brain Research, 353, 114-123. doi:10.1016/j.bbr.2018.07.007
Cardarelli, R., Horsley, M., Ray, L., Maggard, N., Schilling, J., Weatherford, S., Feltner, F., & Gilliam, K. (2018). Reducing 30-day readmission rates in a high-risk population using a lay-health worker model in Appalachia Kentucky. Health Education Research, 33(1), 73-80. doi:10.1093/her/cyx064
Snell-Rood, C., Feltner, F., & Schoenberg, N. (2018). What role can community health workers play in connecting rural women with depression to the “de facto” mental health care system? Community Mental Health Journal. doi:10.1007/s10597-017-0221-9
Williamson, J., Hays, D., Slone, M., & Feltner, F. J. (2018). UK CERH social work programs: History & employment outlook. University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health Workforce Report.
Butina, M., Feltner, F. J., & Slone, M. (2018). Medical laboratory science workforce shortage. University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health Workforce Report.
Feltner, F., Thompson, S., & Slone, M. (2018). The need for certified diabetes educators and community health workers in community-based diabetes self-management education for high risk groups. University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health Workforce Report.
Thompson, S. P., Feltner, F. J., & Slone, M. A. (2018). 2018 Kentucky nursing workforce report infographic. University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health Workforce Report.


Snell-Rood, C., Hauenstein, E., Leukefeld, C., Feltner, F., Marcum, A., & Schoenberg, N. (2017). Mental health treatment seeking patterns and preferences of Appalachian women with depressionAmerican Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 87(3), 233-241. doi:10.1037/ort0000193
Feltner, F., Thompson, S., Baker, W., & Slone, M. (2017). Community health workers improving diabetes outcomes in a rural Appalachian population. Social Work in Health Care, 56(2), 115-123. doi:10.1080/00981389.2016.1263269
Cao, M., Pu, T., Wang, L., Marshall, C., He, H., Hu, G., & Xiao, M. (2017). Early enriched physical environment reverses impairments of the hippocampus, but not medial prefrontal cortex, of socially-isolated mice. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 64, 232-243. doi:10.1016/j.bbi.2017.04.009
Slone, M., Feltner, F. J., & Thompson, S. (2017). Identifying family resource and youth services employees preparedness for job responsibilities and service offerings in Kentucky. University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health Workforce Report.
Kitzman, P., Hudson, K., Sylvia, V., Feltner, F., & Lovins, J. (2017). Care coordination for community transitions for individuals post-stroke returning to low-resource rural communities. Journal of Community Health, 42(3), 565-572. doi:10.1007/s10900-016-0289-0
Yin, M., Chen, Y., Zheng, H., Pu, T., Marshall, C., Wu, T., & Xiao, M. (2017). Assessment of mouse cognitive and anxiety-like behaviors and hippocampal inflammation following a repeated and intermittent paradoxical sleep deprivation procedure. Behavioural Brain Research, 321, 69-78. doi:10.1016/j.bbr.2016.12.034
Cardarelli, R., Roper, K. L., Cardarelli, K., Feltner, F. J., Prater, S., Ledford, K. M., Justice, B., Reese, D. R., Wagner, P., & Cantrell, C. (2017). Identifying community perspectives for a lung cancer screening awareness campaign in Appalachia Kentucky: The terminate lung cancer (TLC) study. Journal of Cancer Education, 32(1), 125-134. doi:10.1007/s13187-015-0914-0
Miller, J. J., Benner, K., Pope, N., Dumas, T., Damron, L. J., Segress, M., Slone, M., Thrasher, S., & Niu, C. (2017). Conceptualizing effective foster parent mentor programs: A participatory planning process. Children and Youth Services Review, 73, 411-418. doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2017.01.004
Cardarelli, R., Reese, D., Roper, K. L., Cardarelli, K., Feltner, F. J., Studts, J. L., Knight, J. R., Armstrong, D., Weaver, A., & Shaffer, D. (2017). Terminate lung cancer (TLC) study—A mixed-methods population approach to increase lung cancer screening awareness and low-dose computed tomography in Eastern Kentucky. Cancer Epidemiology, 46, 1-8. doi:10.1016/j.canep.2016.11.003


Pearce, K. A., Hustedde, C., Asher, L., Thompson, S., Feltner, F., & McKinney, K. (2016). Kentucky’s primary care workforce shortages 2016-2025 and recommendations for increasing the production of primary care physicians for Kentucky. University of Kentucky College of Medicine Workforce Report.
Elliott, J. M., Dayanidhi, S., Hazle, C., Hoggarth, M. A., McPherson, J., Sparks, C. L., & Weber II, K. A. (2016). Advancements in imaging technology: Do they (or will they) equate to advancements in our knowledge of recovery in whiplash? Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy, 46(10), 862-873. doi:10.2519/jospt.2016.6735
Huang, H., Nie, S., Cao, M., Marshall, C., Gao, J., Xiao, N., Hu, G., & Xiao, M. (2016). Characterization of AD-like phenotype in aged APPSwe/PS1dE9 mice. AGE, 38(4), 303-322. doi:10.1007/s11357-016-9929-7
Hazle Jr., C. R., & Lee, M. (2016). Strategies to overcome size and mechanical disadvantages in manual therapy. Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy, 24(3), 120-127. doi:10.1080/10669817.2015.1119371
Chen, Y. L., Wang, L. M., Chen, Y., Gao, J. Y., Marshall, C., Cai, Z. Y., Hu, G., & Xiao, M. (2016). Changes in astrocyte functional markers and β-amyloid metabolism-related proteins in the early stages of hypercholesterolemia. Neuroscience, 316, 178-191. doi:10.1016/j.neuroscience.2015.12.039
Xu, Z., Huang, H., Chen, Y., Gao, Y., Xu, J., Marshall, C., Cai, Z., & Xiao, M. (2016). Different expression patterns of amyloid- β protein precursor secretases in human and mouse hippocampal neurons: A potential contribution to species differences in neuronal susceptibility to amyloid- β pathogenesis. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 51(1), 179-195. doi:10.3233/JAD-150634


Xu, Z., Xiao, N., Chen, Y., Huang, H., Marshall, C., Gao, J., Cai, Z., Wu, T., Hu, G., & Xiao, M. (2015). Deletion of aquaporin-4 in APP/PS1 mice exacerbates brain Aβ accumulation and memory deficits. Molecular Neurodegeneration, 10(58). doi:10.1186/s13024-015-0056-1
Huang, H., Wang, L., Cao, M., Marshall, C., Gao, J., Xiao, N., Hu, G., & Xiao, M. (2015). Isolation housing exacerbates Alzheimer’s disease-like pathophysiology in aged APP/PS1 mice. International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology, 18(7). doi:10.1093/ijnp/pyu116
Lee, M., & Hazle, C. (2015). Avascular necrosis of the femoral head. Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy, 45(5), 425. doi:10.2519/jospt.2015.0405
Elam, C. L., Weaver, A. D., Whitler, E. T., Stratton, T. D., Asher, L. M., Scott, K. L., & Wilson, E. A. (2015). Discerning applicants’ interests in rural medicine: A textual analysis of admission essays. Medical Education Online, 20(1). doi:10.3402/meo.v20.27081


Yuan, C., Gao, J., Guo, J., Bai, L., Marshall, C., Cai, Z., Wang, L., & Xiao, M. (2014). Dimethyl sulfoxide damages mitochondrial integrity and membrane potential in cultured astrocytes. PLOS ONE. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0107447
Hao, L., Huang, H., Gao, J., Marshall, C., Chen, Y., & Xiao, M. (2014). The influence of gender, age and treatment time on brain oxidative stress and memory impairment induced by D-galactose in mice. Neuroscience Letters, 571, 45-49. doi:10.1016/j.neulet.2014.04.038
Melton, C., Graff, C., Holmes, G., Brown, L., & Bailey, J. (2014). Health literacy and asthma management among African-American adults: An interpretative phenomenological analysis. Journal of Asthma, 51(7), 703-713. doi:10.3109/02770903.2014.906605
Snowden, J., Becker, J. A., Brosky, J. A., & Hazle, C. (2014). Chronic leg pain in a division II field hockey player: A case report. International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, 9(1), 125-134.
Gu, M., Shen, L., Bai, L., Gao, J., Marshall, C., Wu, T., Ding, J., Miao, D., & Xiao, M. (2014). Heterozygous knockout of the Bmi-1 gene causes an early onset of phenotypes associated with brain aging. AGE, 36(1), 129-139. doi:10.1007/s11357-013-9552-9
Dignan, M., White, C., Schoenberg, N., Shelton, B., Feltner, F., Slone, S., Van Meter, E., DeSimone, C., & Ely, G. (2014). Effectiveness of an intervention for adherence to follow-up recommendations for abnormal pap tests in Appalachian Kentucky. Health Behavior and Policy Review, 1, 6-15. doi:10.14485/HBPR.1.1.2
Ely, G. E., White, C., Jones, K., Feltner, F., Gomez, M., Shelton, B., Slone, S., Van Meter, E., DeSimone, C., Schoenberg, N., & Dignan, M. (2014). Cervical cancer screening:  Exploring Appalachian patients’ barriers to follow-up care. Social Work in Health Care, 53(2), 83-95. doi:10.1080/00981389.2013.827149


Liu, X., Lu, Y., Gao, J., Marshall, C., Xiao, M., Miao, D., Karaplis, A., Goltzman, D., & Ding J. (2013). Calcium sensing receptor absence delays postnatal brain development via direct and indirect mechanisms. Molecular Neurobiology, 48(3), 590-600. doi:10.1007/s12035-013-8448-0
Xu, Z., Zhang, L., Wang, Q., Marshall, C., Xiao, N., Gao, J., Wu, T., Ding, J., Hu, G., & Xiao, M. (2013). Aerobic exercise combined with antioxidative treatment does not counteract moderate- or mid-stage Alzheimer-like pathophysiology of APP/PS1 mice. CNS Neuroscience & Therapeutics, 19(10), 795-803. doi:10.1111/cns.12139 
Malone, T., & Hazle, C. (2013). Diagnostic imaging of the throwing athlete’s shoulder. International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, 8(5), 641-651.


Hazle, C., & Duby, C. (2012). Anterior cruciate ligament injury diagnosis and management in a pediatric patient: A case report. International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, 7(6), 678-690.
Faulkner, A. L., Wilson, E. A., Whitler, E. T., & Asher, L. M. (2012). Role of international medical graduates in Kentucky medicine: Implications for workforce planning and medical education. Center for Excellence in Rural Health Faculty Publications. 3.
Donaldson, E. A., Holtgrave, D. R., Duffin, R. A., Feltner, F., Funderburk, W., & Freeman, H. P. (2012). Patient navigation for breast and colorectal cancer in 3 community hospital settings. Cancer, 118(19), 4851-4859. doi:10.1002/cncr.27487
Gao, J., Tan, M., Gu, M., Marshall, C., Ding, J., Hu, G., & Xiao, M. (2012). Cellular localization of aquaporin-1 in the human and mouse trigeminal systems. PLOS ONE, 7(9). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0046379
O’Grady, W., & Hazle, C. (2012). Persistent wrist pain in a mature golfer. International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, 7(4), 425-432.
Gross, D. A., Bates, P., Knox, T. L., & Gayheart, M. W. (2012). Mining for future health care providers in Appalachian Kentucky. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 23(2), 694-704. doi:10.1353/hpu.2012.0068
Feltner, F. J., Ely, G. E., Whitler, E. T., Gross, D., & Dignan, D. (2012). Effectiveness of community health workers in providing outreach and education for colorectal screening in Appalachian Kentucky. Social Work in Health Care, 51(5), 430-440. doi:10.1080/00981389.2012.657296
Cao, G., Gu, M., Zhu, M., Gao, J., Yin, Y., Marshall, C., Xiao, M., Ding, J., & Miao. D. (2012). Bmi-1 absence causes premature brain degeneration. PLOS ONE, 7(2). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0032015
Liu, L., Lu, Y., Kong, H., Liu, L., Marshall, C., Xiao, M., Ding, J., Gao, J., & Hu, G. (2012). Aquaporin-4 deficiency exacerbates brain oxidative damage and memory deficits induced by long-term ovarian hormone deprivation and D-galactose injection. International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology, 15(1), 55-68. doi:10.1017/S1461145711000022
Hazle, C. R., & Nitz, A. J. (2012). A simulated passive intervertebral motion task: Observations of performance in a cross-sectional study. Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy, 20(3), 121-129. doi:10.1179/2042618612Y.0000000004


Wilson, E. A., Whitler, E. T., & Asher, L. M. (2011). Meeting the need of a rural state for primary care physicians: A health care reform challenge. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 17(2), 147-153. doi:10.1097/PHH.0b013e3181e1656d
Li, L., Ding, J., Marshall, C., Gao, J., Hu, G., & Xiao, M. (2011). Pretraining affects Morris water maze performance with different patterns between control and ovariectomized plus D-Galactose-injected mice. Behavioural Brain Research, 217(1), 244-247. doi:10.1016/j.bbr.2010.10.032
Hazle, C. R. (2011). Case report of atypical bilateral posteromedial knee instability in a male recreational runner. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, 27(2), 160-171. doi:10.3109/09593981003796497


Gross, D. A. (2010). The relationship between educational attainment and lung cancer mortality in Kentucky: Implications for nurses. Online Journal of Rural Nursing and Health Care, 10(2).
Xiao, M., Cao, G., Marshall, C., & Hu, G. (2010). Hypothesis: Multiple factors are associated with the lack of any beneficial effects of oestrogen-replacement therapy in the late postmenopausal stage. Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology, 37(8), 873-876. doi:10.1111/j.1440-1681.2010.05400.x
York, N. L., Rayens, M. K., Zhang, M., Jones, L. G., Casey, B. R., & Hahn, E. J. (2010). Strength of tobacco control in rural communities. The Journal of Rural Health, 26(2), 120-128. doi:10.1111/j.1748-0361.2010.00273.x
Lu, N., Samuels, M. E., Kletke, P. R., & Whitler, E. T. (2010). Rural-urban differences in health insurance coverage and patterns among working-age adults in Kentucky. The Journal of Rural Health, 26(2), 129-138. doi:10.1111/j.1748-0361.2010.00274.x


Anderson, D. M., Whitler, E. T., Johnson, A. O., Elam, C. L., Wilson, E. A., & Asher, L. M. (2009). Increasing the medical school applicant pool:  A key to training more rural physicians. Journal of the Kentucky Medical Association, 107, 355-360.
Methvin, J. N., Mannino, D. M., & Casey, B. R. (2009). COPD prevalence in southeastern Kentucky: The burden of lung disease study. Chest, 135(1), 102-107. doi:10.1378/chest.08-1315


Anderson, D., Asher, L. M., Whitler, E., & Wilson, E. A. (2008). The impact of health on Kentucky’s economy. Journal of the Kentucky Medical Association, 106, 321-328.
Gross, D. A., Bowling, B., Bates, W., Clemons, K., & Casey, B. R. (2008). Southeastern Ky. physician assistant needs assessment. Paper for the University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health.
Gross, D. A., & Feltner, F. (2008). House calls-21st century style: A home health technology project in rural Kentucky. Rural Roads, 6(1), 8-9, 11.
Hazle, C. R., & Nitz, A. J. (2008). Evidence-based assessment and diagnosis of pelvic girdle disorders: A proposal for an alternate diagnostic category. Physical Therapy Reviews, 13(1), 25-36. doi:10.1179/174328808X251975


Owens, J., Gross, D. A., & Lewis, P. (2005). Nurse anesthetists in southeastern Kentucky: A survey of supply versus demand. Center for Excellence in Rural Health Reports. 2.
Whitler, E. T., Feltner, F., Owens, J., & Gross, D. A. (2005). Kentucky Homeplace defeat diabetes screening test: An analysis of rural Kentucky’s challenge to overcome the growing diabetes epidemic. Journal of the Kentucky Medical Association, 103, 307-314.


Casey, B. R., Jones, J., Gross, D. A., & Dixon, L. (2004). Rural Kentucky's physician shortage: Strategies for producing, recruiting and retaining primary care providers within a medically underserved region. Center for Excellence in Rural Health Reports. 1.


Feltner, F., & Whitler, E. (2002). Diabetes: Half the state at risk; Preventable with diet and exercise. Rural Health Update.