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Rural Health Symposium 2021: Thu., Feb. 25, Morning Sessions

February 24-26,, 2021

Rural Health Symposium


NC Crossing Boundaries Together

Coronavirus or COVID-19 Research Guide:

Research from PubMed:


Spotlight on the Safety Net: Deploying Mobile COVID-19 Testing Programs in North Carolina as an Approach to Improving Health Equity.

Fiscus L, Towns R, Wood S, Oliver P, Fox S, Weathers A, Colville K, Herce M, Wohl D.

N C Med J. 2021 Jan-Feb;82(1):80-82. doi: 10.18043/ncm.82.1.80.

PMID: 33397765 No abstract available.


The Emerging Chronic Sequelae of COVID-19 and Implications for North Carolina.

Rolfe RJ, Smith CM, Wolfe CR.

N C Med J. 2021 Jan-Feb;82(1):75-78. doi: 10.18043/ncm.82.1.75.

PMID: 33397764


SIDEBAR: Addressing North Carolina Hispanics and Latinos Affected by COVID-19: A Grassroots Approach.

Hendrix GJ.

N C Med J. 2021 Jan-Feb;82(1):64-65. doi: 10.18043/ncm.82.1.64.

PMID: 33397761 No abstract available.


Centering Equity and Community in the Recovery of the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Corbie-Smith G, Wolfe MK, Hoover SM, Dave G.

N C Med J. 2021 Jan-Feb;82(1):62-67. doi: 10.18043/ncm.82.1.62.

PMID: 33397760


No Hugs Allowed: Isolation and Inequity in North Carolina Long-term Services and Supports During COVID-19.

Boucher NA.

N C Med J. 2021 Jan-Feb;82(1):57-61. doi: 10.18043/ncm.82.1.57.

PMID: 33397758


SIDEBAR: COVID-19 Devastates North Carolina's Child Care System and Threatens Health and Safety of Children, Families, and Early Educators.

Rivest M.

N C Med J. 2021 Jan-Feb;82(1):52-53. doi: 10.18043/ncm.82.1.52.

PMID: 33397757 No abstract available.


Impact of COVID-19-related School Closures on the Drivers of Child Health.

Boutzoukas AE, Akinboyo IC, Wong CA, Benjamin DK Jr, Zimmerman KO.

N C Med J. 2021 Jan-Feb;82(1):50-56. doi: 10.18043/ncm.82.1.50.

PMID: 33397756


Invest in Rural North Carolina to Ensure a Thriving State, Pandemic or Not.

Gerald L.

N C Med J. 2021 Jan-Feb;82(1):46-49. doi: 10.18043/ncm.82.1.46.

PMID: 33397755


From Health Disparities to Hotspots to Public Health Strategies: The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic in North Carolina.

Seña AC, Weber DJ.

N C Med J. 2021 Jan-Feb;82(1):37-42. doi: 10.18043/ncm.82.1.37.

PMID: 33397753


Using State Licensure Data to Assess North Carolina's Health Workforce COVID-19 Response Capacity.

Wilson H, Galloway EM, Spero JC, Thomas S, Long JC, Ricketts TC 3rd, Fraher EP.

N C Med J. 2021 Jan-Feb;82(1):29-35. doi: 10.18043/ncm.82.1.29.

PMID: 33397751


Simulation of "North Carolina Protocol for Allocating Scarce Inpatient Critical Care Resources in a Pandemic" in a Multi-hospital Health Care System.

Love DJ, Nycum LR, Blackmon TS, Patefield AJ, Bird P, Stoker SE, Piersol RA, Koontz AN, Collard AL.

N C Med J. 2021 Jan-Feb;82(1):21-28. doi: 10.18043/ncm.82.1.21.

PMID: 33397750

Agricultural Toxicology


Longitudinal Study of Thyroid Hormones between Conventional and Organic Farmers in Thailand.

Nankongnab N, Kongtip P, Kallayanatham N, Pundee R, Yimsabai J, Woskie S.

Toxics. 2020 Oct 5;8(4):82. doi: 10.3390/toxics8040082.

PMID: 33027885 Free PMC article.


Longitudinal Study of Metabolic Biomarkers among Conventional and Organic Farmers in Thailand.

Kongtip P, Nankongnab N, Kallayanatham N, Pundee R, Yimsabai J, Woskie S.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 Jun 11;17(11):4178. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17114178.

PMID: 32545375 Free PMC article.


Risk perception and behavior in Egyptian adolescent pesticide applicators: an intervention study.

Rohlman DS, Davis JW, Ismail A, Abdel Rasoul GM, Hendy O, Olson JR, Bonner MR.

BMC Public Health. 2020 May 13;20(1):679. doi: 10.1186/s12889-020-08801-7.

PMID: 32404149 Free PMC article.


Evaluation of the Effects of Agro Pesticides Use on Liver and Kidney Function in Farmers from Buea, Cameroon.

Manfo FPT, Mboe SA, Nantia EA, Ngoula F, Telefo PB, Moundipa PF, Cho-Ngwa F.

J Toxicol. 2020 Jan 29;2020:2305764. doi: 10.1155/2020/2305764. eCollection 2020.

PMID: 32399028 Free PMC article.


Historical evidence of glyphosate exposure from a US agricultural cohort.

Perry MJ, Mandrioli D, Belpoggi F, Manservisi F, Panzacchi S, Irwin C.

Environ Health. 2019 May 7;18(1):42. doi: 10.1186/s12940-019-0474-6.

PMID: 31064415 Free PMC article.


Difference in Accidents, Health Symptoms, and Ergonomic Problems between Conventional Farmers Using Pesticides and Organic Farmers.

Nankongnab N, Kongtip P, Tipayamongkholgul M, Bunngamchairat A, Sitthisak S, Woskie S.

J Agromedicine. 2020 Apr;25(2):158-165. doi: 10.1080/1059924X.2019.1607793. Epub 2019 Apr 26.

PMID: 31025608 Free PMC article.


Exposure to Pesticides and Health Effects on Farm Owners and Workers From Conventional and Organic Agricultural Farms in Costa Rica: Protocol for a Cross-Sectional Study.

Fuhrimann S, Winkler MS, Staudacher P, Weiss FT, Stamm C, Eggen RI, Lindh CH, Menezes-Filho JA, Baker JM, Ramírez-Muñoz F, Gutiérrez-Vargas R, Mora AM.

JMIR Res Protoc. 2019 Jan 25;8(1):e10914. doi: 10.2196/10914.

PMID: 30681969 Free PMC article.


Determinants of pesticide concentrations in silicone wristbands worn by Latina adolescent girls in a California farmworker community: The COSECHA youth participatory action study.

Harley KG, Parra KL, Camacho J, Bradman A, Nolan JES, Lessard C, Anderson KA, Poutasse CM, Scott RP, Lazaro G, Cardoso E, Gallardo D, Gunier RB.

Sci Total Environ. 2019 Feb 20;652:1022-1029. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.10.276. Epub 2018 Oct 23.

PMID: 30380470 Free PMC article.

COVID-19 Innovations Session


Rapid conversion of an in-patient hospital unit to accommodate COVID-19: An interdisciplinary human factors, ethnography, and infection prevention and control approach.

Fadaak R, Davies JM, Blaak MJ, Conly J, Haslock J, Kenny A, Pinto N, Leslie M.

PLoS One. 2021 Jan 22;16(1):e0245212. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0245212. eCollection 2021.

PMID: 33481807


Expanding Telemonitoring in a Virtual World: A Case Study of the Expansion of a Heart Failure Telemonitoring Program During the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Wali S, Guessi Margarido M, Shah A, Ware P, McDonald M, O'Sullivan M, Duero Posada J, Ross H, Seto E.

J Med Internet Res. 2021 Jan 22;23(1):e26165. doi: 10.2196/26165.

PMID: 33444153


Direct from the COVID-19 crisis: research and innovation sparks in Brazil.

Rosa MFF, da Silva EN, Pacheco C, Diógenes MVP, Millett C, Gadelha CAG, Santos LMP.

Health Res Policy Syst. 2021 Jan 21;19(1):10. doi: 10.1186/s12961-020-00674-x.

PMID: 33478499 Free PMC article.


COVID-19 in China: Responses, Challenges and Implications for the Health System.

Xing C, Zhang R.

Healthcare (Basel). 2021 Jan 16;9(1):82. doi: 10.3390/healthcare9010082.

PMID: 33466996 Free PMC article.


Nature and COVID-19: The pandemic, the environment, and the way ahead.

McNeely JA.

Ambio. 2021 Jan 16:1-15. doi: 10.1007/s13280-020-01447-0. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 33454883 Free PMC article. Review.


Post-Traumatic Growth and Stress-Related Responses During the COVID-19 Pandemic in a National Representative Sample: The Role of Positive Core Beliefs About the World and Others.

Vazquez C, Valiente C, García FE, Contreras A, Peinado V, Trucharte A, Bentall RP.

J Happiness Stud. 2021 Jan 11:1-21. doi: 10.1007/s10902-020-00352-3. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 33456320 Free PMC article.


A rapid review of the impact of COVID-19 on the mental health of healthcare workers: implications for supporting psychological well-being.

De Kock JH, Latham HA, Leslie SJ, Grindle M, Munoz SA, Ellis L, Polson R, O'Malley CM.

BMC Public Health. 2021 Jan 9;21(1):104. doi: 10.1186/s12889-020-10070-3.

PMID: 33422039 Free PMC article. Review.


Competing Health Risks Associated with the COVID-19 Pandemic and Response: A Scoping Review.

Baral S, Rao A, Twahirwa Rwema JO, Lyons C, Cevik M, Kågesten AE, Diouf D, Sohn AH, Phaswana-Mafuya R, Kamarulzaman A, Millett G, Marcus JL, Mishra S.

medRxiv. 2021 Jan 8:2021.01.07.21249419. doi: 10.1101/2021.01.07.21249419. Preprint.

PMID: 33442703 Free PMC article.