Johnna Beane

West Virginia Rural Health Research Center

Phone: 304.347.1258
Email: jbeane@hsc.wvu.edu

3110 MacCorkle Ave SE
Charleston, WV 25304


Publications - (5)

  • Agricultural Health Training for Rural America
    West Virginia Rural Health Research Center
    Date: 02/2013

    Locates agricultural health programs and courses and describes collaborations that exist between clinicians and agriculture-related agencies.

    Areas in need of improvement include the following:

    • Provision of additional continuing education for practicing physicians, registered nurses, physician assistants and nurse practitioners
    • Provision of time and funding for primary care providers for continuing education in agricultural health related topics
    • Evaluation of methods to adjust the health care delivery model to the needs of the agricultural community
    • Enhancement of linkages and coordination of activities between health care professionals and public agencies in occupational and agricultural domains
  • Key Environmental Health Competencies for Rural Primary Care Providers
    Policy Brief
    West Virginia Rural Health Research Center
    Date: 05/2010

    Providing health care that considers environmental determinants of health, environmental impact on health, and outcomes attributed to environmental issues is complex due to the need for providers to be competent not only in social and health sciences, but also in environmental health concepts.

  • Key Environmental Health Competencies for Rural Primary Care Providers (Final Report)
    West Virginia Rural Health Research Center
    Date: 03/2010
    The purpose of this study was to develop a set of basic environmental health competencies that are needed by all rural primary care providers to direct health care and education policy.
  • Promotion and Protection of Rural Miner Health: Are the Resources in Place? (Final Report)
    West Virginia Rural Health Research Center
    Date: 06/2013
    Reports that mining areas in the U.S., compared to non-mining areas, have on average better supplies of safety net providers, hospitals, and practicing primary care physicians. However, the study results support the need to examine the availability of safety net provider types in selected geographic areas where mining takes place.
  • The Rural H1N1 Experience: Lessons Learned for Future Pandemics
    West Virginia Rural Health Research Center
    Date: 06/2013
    Describes the rural H1N1 experience including comparisons of rural vs. urban H1N1 vaccination rates and describes rural H1N1 incidence, care patterns and mortality.