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Longitudinal Assessment of a Dental and Medical Student Service Program in Appalachia: Successes and Lessons Learned

Results of a study exploring a West Virginia University Institute for Community and Rural Health service scholarship program implemented in 2011 to address a lack of dental and primary care in rural and underserved areas. Features statistics including program participant characteristics, with breakdowns by rural or urban background, and practice site characteristics for participants with fulfilled program status, with breakdowns by rural or underserved location.
April Vestal, Fotinos Panagakos, Treah Haggerty, Ashley Brianna Sheppard
Journal of Public Health Dentistry, 82(1), 113-117
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Appalachia · Dental workforce · Health workforce shortage designations · Health workforce supply and demand · Physicians · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · Rural-urban differences · Scholarships for health careers · Statistics and data · West Virginia