Journal Papers - Health, Social and Economic Impacts

1. Balmert, L. C., A. O. Youk, S. M. Woolley, E. O. Talbott, and J. M. Buchanich. 2015. "Heart disease mortality in Appalachian coal mining counties."  SM Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology 1 (1). Research Area: Health, Social and Economic Impacts.

2. Betz, M. R., M. D. Partridge, M. Farren, and L. Lobao. 2015. "Coal mining, economic development, and the natural resources curse."  Energy Economics 50:105-116. doi: 10.1016/j.eneco.2015.04.005. Research Area: Health, Social and Economic Impacts.

3. Brink, L. L., E. O. Talbott, S. Stacy, L. P. Marshall, R. K. Sharma, and J. M. Buchanich. 2014. "The association of respiratory hospitalization rates in WV counties, total, underground, and surface coal production and sociodemographic covariates."  Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 56 (11):1179-1188. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000000246. Research Area: Health, Social and Economic Impacts.

4. Buchanich, J. M., L. C. Balmert, A. O. Youk, S. M. Woolley, and E. O. Talbott. 2014. "General mortality patterns in Appalachian coal-mining and non-coal-mining counties."  Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 56 (11):1169-1178. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000000245. Research Area: Health, Social and Economic Impacts.

5. Cantor, J., L. A. Krometis, E. A. Sarver, N. A. Cook, and B. Badgley. 2017. "Tracking the downstream impacts of inadequate sanitation in central Appalachia."  Journal of Water and Health 15.4:580-590. doi: 10.2166/wh.2017.005. Research Area: Health, Social and Economic Impacts.

6. Cook, N. A., L. A. Krometis, E. A. Sarver, and J. Huang. 2015. "Inorganic constituents of conductivity in five central Appalachian watersheds with mixed source-driven pollutants."  Ecological Engineering 82:175-183. doi: 10.1016/j.ecoleng.2015.04.090. Research Area: Health, Social and Economic Impacts.

7. Cook, N. A., E. A. Sarver, and L. A. Krometis. 2015. "Putting corporate social responsibility to work in mining communities: exploring community needs for central appalachian wastewater treatment."  Resources 4:185-202. doi: 10.3390/resources4020185. Research Area: Health, Social and Economic Impacts.

8. Cook, N. A., E. A. Sarver, L. A. Krometis, and J. Huang. 2015. "Habitat and water quality as drivers of ecological system health in Central Appalachia."  Ecological Engineering 84:180-189. doi: 10.1016/j.ecoleng.2015.09.006. Research Area: Health, Social and Economic Impacts.

9. Kennedy, K. N., S. L. Meacham, S. Sukpraprut, S. S. Kwakye, K. K. Atkinson, B. N. Bailey, D. N. Chavis, and B. E. Thompson. 2016. "Cancer mortality trends in medically underserved counties in Virginia."  The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association 116 (6):370-375. doi: 10.7556/jaoa.2016.077. Research Area: Health, Social and Economic Impacts.

10. Lamm, S. H., J. Li, S. A. Robbins, E. Dissen, R. Chen, and M. Feinleib. 2015. "Are residents of mountain-top mining counties more likely to have infants with birth defects? The West Virginia experience."  Birth Defects Research (Part A) 103:76-84. doi: 10.1002/bdra.23322. Research Area: Health, Social and Economic Impacts.

11. Li, J., S. A. Robbins, and S. H. Lamm. 2013. "The influence of misclassification bias on the reported rates of congenital anomalies on the birth certificates for West Virginia—a consequence of an open-ended query."  Birth Defects Research (Part A) 97:140-151. doi: 10.1002/bdra.23119. Research Area: Health, Social and Economic Impacts.

12. Lobao, L., M. Zhou, M. Partridge, and M. Betz. 2016. "Poverty, place, and coal employment across Appalachia and the United States in a new economic era."  Rural Sociology 81 (3):343-386. doi: 10.1111/ruso.12098. Research Area: Health, Social and Economic Impacts.

13. Meacham, S., S. Sukpraprut, T. Taber, and D. Metzger. 2012. "Publications on chronic disease in coal dependent communities in Central Appalachia."  Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice 5 (3):62-79. Research Area: Health, Social and Economic Impacts.

14. Partridge, M. D., M. R. Betz, and L. Lobao. 2013. "Natural resource curse and poverty in Appalachian America."  American Journal of Agricultural Economics 95 (2):449-456. doi: 10.1093/ajae/aas086. Research Area: Health, Social and Economic Impacts.

15. Partridge, M. D., D. S. Rickman, Y. Tan, and M. R. Olfert. 2015. "U.S. regional poverty post-2000: the lost decade."  Economic Development Quarterly 29 (1):38-48. doi: 10.1177/0891242414560814. Research Area: Health, Social and Economic Impacts.

16. Rupasingha, A., Y. Liu, and M. Partridge. 2015. "Rural bound:determinants of metro to non-metromigration in the United States."  American Journal of Agricultural Economics 97 (3):680-700. doi: 10.1093/ajae/aau113. Research Area: Health, Social and Economic Impacts.

17. Sarver, E. A., and A. S. Cox. 2013. "Salt: an emerging water concern for the global mining and minerals industries."  Transactions of the Australian Institute for Mining and Metallurgy 122 (3):145-152. doi: 10.1179/147490013X13639459465655. Research Area: Health, Social and Economic Impacts.

18. Talbott, E. O., R. K. Sharma, J. M. Buchanich, and S. L. Stacy. 2015. "Is there an association of circulatory hospitalizations independent of mining employment in coal-mining and non–coal-mining counties in West Virginia?"  Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 57 (4):30-36. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000000425. Research Area: Health, Social and Economic Impacts.

19. Woolley, S. M., S. L. Meacham, L. C. Balmert, E. O. Talbott, and J. M. Buchanich. 2015. "Comparison of mortality disparities in central Appalachian coal- and non—coal-mining counties."  Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 57 (6):687-694. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000000435. Research Area: Health, Social and Economic Impacts.

20. Woolley, S. M., A. O. Youk, T. M. Bear, L. C. Balmert, E. O. Talbott, and J. M. Buchanich. 2015. "Impact of coal mining on self-rated health among Appalachian residents."  Journal of Environmental and Public Health 2015:1-6. doi: 10.1155/2015/501837. Research Area: Health, Social and Economic Impacts.

Conference Papers - Health, Social and Economic Impacts

1. Afari-Dwamena, N. A., H. Ferdosi, E. Dissen, R. Chen, J. Li, M. Feinleib, and S. H. Lamm. 2015. "Energy production and newborn health: lessons learned in assessment of the effect of mountain top mining." 2nd Environmental Considerations in Energy Production, Pittsburgh, PA, 20-23 Sep. Research Area: Health, Social and Economic Impacts.

2. Buchanich, J. M., E. O. Talbott, A. O. Youk, A. N. Potter, and L. P. Marshall. 2013. "Comparison of mortality rates between Appalachian coal mining counties with non-coal mining." Environmental Considerations in Energy Production, Charleston, WV, 14-18 Apr. Research Area: Health, Social and Economic Impacts.

3. Cook, N. A., L. A. Krometis, and E. A. Sarver. 2013. "Inventory of bacterial impairments in Central Appalachia." Environmental Considerations in Energy Production, Charleston, WV, 14-18 Apr. Research Area: Health, Social and Economic Impacts.

4. Gilliland, E. S., E. A. Sarver, L. A. Krometis, and M. Karmis. 2017. "Public engagement and sustainable energy development." 8th International Conference on Sustainable Development in the Minerals Industry, Beijing, China, 25-29 Jun. Research Area: Health, Social and Economic Impacts.

5. Hufford, M., and B. Taylor. 2013. "Edgework and boundary crossings: assessing foundations for public ecology in the Appalachian region." Environmental Considerations in Energy Production, Charleston, WV, 14-18 Apr. Research Area: Health, Social and Economic Impacts.

6. Lobao, L., M. Partridge, L. A. Brown, M. Betz, and M. Farren. 2013. "The mining industry and community poverty across Appalachia." Environmental Considerations in Energy Production, Charleston, WV, 14-18 Apr. Research Area: Health, Social and Economic Impacts.

7. Meacham, S. L., D. Meisha, S. M. Woolley, L. C. Balmert, E. O. Talbott, J. M. Buchanich, and A. Snyder. 2015. "Social determinants of health impacting obesity, diabetes mellitus and death due to injury in West Virginia and Virginia coal counties." 2nd Environmental Considerations in Energy Production, Pittsburgh, PA, 20-23 Sep. Research Area: Health, Social and Economic Impacts.

8. Meacham, S. L., S. Sukpraprut, C. Goessl, W. Stevens, and D. Meisha. 2015. "Prevalence rates of adult obesity and environmental factors impacting health in coal producing and non‐coal producing Appalachian counties in Southwest Virginia." 2nd Environmental Considerations in Energy Production, Pittsburgh, PA, 20-23 Sep. Research Area: Health, Social and Economic Impacts.

9. Meacham, S., S. Sukpraprut, T. Taber, and D. Metzger. 2013. "Evaluation of research addressing chronic health in coal-dependent communities in Central Appalachia." Environmental Considerations in Energy Production, Charleston, WV, 14-18 Apr. Research Area: Health, Social and Economic Impacts.

10. Taber, T., D. Meisha, and S. L. Meacham. 2015. "Economic impact of fluctuating coal production in counties in Appalachian Southwest Virginia." 2nd Environmental Considerations in Energy Production, Pittsburgh, PA, 20-23 Sep. Research Area: Health, Social and Economic Impacts.

11. Talbott, E. O., L. L. Brink, L. P. Marshall, and J. M. Buchanich. 2013. "Population and exposure characteristics of coal mining and non-coal mining counties in West Virginia." Environmental Considerations in Energy Production, Charleston, WV, 14-18 Apr. Research Area: Health, Social and Economic Impacts.

12. Zhou, M., L. Lobao, M. Partridge, and M. Betz. 2015. "The coal mining industry and income inequality across the United States and Appalachia." 2nd Environmental Considerations in Energy Production, Pittsburgh, PA, 20-23 Sep. Research Area: Health, Social and Economic Impacts.