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Theses/Dissertations from 2020

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The Scope of Telepsychiatry on Health Care Services in the United States, Abdulmajeed Alropaish and Itzamna Kukulkan Castaneda Medina

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Laboratory Investigation on the Effects of Conductivity on the Sensitive Early Life Stages of Fishes from the Appalachian Region, Logan Ryan Beach

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Shadow smoke: A nonfiction collection on memories lost, taken, and storied, Sarah Ann Canterbury

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Luminescence Emission in a Nanocrystal Doped by a Transition Metal Impurity, George Chappell Jr.

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Multi-objective Optimization of Multi-loop Control Systems, Yuekun Chen

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Opioid Epidemic in West Virginia, Brianna Cole

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Medical Tourism: The Impact of Cost and Wait Time in Relation to Cardiac Surgeries Among Individuals in the United States, Karen Eberechukwu

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Online Public School: A Study of the Parent's Perspective, Valery Nicole Harper

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The Effectiveness of Long-distance Translocation of Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnakes (Crotalus Adamanteus), Allison Grace Kelley

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Role of ATP1A1 in Skeletal Muscle Growth and Metabolism, Laura C. Kutz

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DroneSig: Lightweight Digital Signature Protocol for Micro Aerial Vehicles, Yucheng Li

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Future trends of nursing homes, Thomas Wade Martin and Kristopher Clark

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Pediatric Opioid Endemic, Olivia Maynard and Molly Watson

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EYECOM: an innovative approach for computer interaction, Anam Mazhar

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Perceptions of academic benefits of work-integrated learning among West Virginia community and technical college students, Laura Leslie McCullough

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United States Medicaid and Pharmacy Fraud: An Unintended Consequence of the Affordable Care Act, Sean McDaniel and Drew Blakely

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Consequences for Public School Truancy and Whether They Affect Student Attendance in West Virginia Counties: A Comprehensive Study, Matthew Jacob Messer

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Authentic Perspectives on Autistic Resilience: Implications for Schools and Society, Andrew Nelson

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Teacher Unrest in West Virginia, 2018-2019, Lindsey D. Reed

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Using book clubs to encourage middle school reading interest: a qualitative case study, Marc Shoemaker

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Stakeholders' perception of a successful campus for former foster care children attending post secondary education programs, Jeffrey Lee Shrewsbury

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A REVIEW OF TRUANCY PROGRAMS AT THE ELEMENTARY LEVEL IN WEST VIRGINIA: PERCEPTIONS OF ATTENDANCE DIRECTORS ON THE EFFECTIVENESS OF STRATEGIES TO IMPROVE STUDENT ATTENDANCE, Shellie Belcher Simpson

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Utilization of Telepsychiatry to Combat the Opioid Crisis in the United States, Haley Tallarico

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First-Year Seminar Delivery Method Effect on Student Success at an Appalachian Open-Enrollment Institution, Anthony Michael Underwood

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FORAGING STRATEGY PLASTICITY IN FIORDLAND PENGUINS (EUDYPTES PACHYRHYNCHUS): A STABLE ISOTOPE APPROACH, Jeffrey Wayne White

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Faculty Perceptions and Teaching Practices for Transformative Change: Culturally Responsive Teaching in Pharmacy Education, Nicole Rockich Winston

Theses/Dissertations from 2019

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I wish school was like this: one teacher's journey towards creating a student-led learning space, Angela Dawn Abbott

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Statistical Analysis of Tandem Queues With Markovian Passages in Porous Mediums, Gboyega David Adepoju

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Role of cytochrome P450 2B6 polymorphisms in unexpected methadone death, Taha Ahmad

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Understanding Pseudomonas aeruginosa Alginate Regulation and its Link to Chronic Lung Infections in Cystic Fibrosis Patients, Roy Al Ahmar

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Endogenous Antioxidant Overexpression as an Adjuvant to Diet or Exercise Intervention as Therapy to Counteract Obesity and Beneficially Shift the Gut Microbiome, Deborah Lynn Amos

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Performing Arts and Performance Anxiety, Jacklyn Sue Bascomb

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Synthesis of 1,3-DI(4-Pyridinyl)Acetone, Zachary Tyler Boggs

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Effects of Professional Learning Communities on Instructional Revisions in Secondary Mathematics Classrooms, John Kenneth Bond

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Analytic modeling of eccentric binary black holes : from inspiral to merger, Dillon Paige Buskirk

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The effect of moderate alcohol consumption on sodium-dependent nutrient co-transport in intestinal epithelial cells in vitro and in vivo, Molly Rae Butts

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Perceived exertion and the increase in risk of injury in ROTC cadets, Courtney D. Chiaramonte

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Rural hospital health in the United States, Stephanie Cole and Kathleen Lanham

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Collectivism in central Appalachia: Educational and career implications, Heidi Leigh Creamer

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From darkness to light: an exploration of self-discovery and healing through collaborative recovery expressive writing, Leighann Justice Davidson

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A Study of Administrator Training for School Security Events, Maria V. Eshenaur

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Hybrid Excitations in Organic-Semiconductor Materials, David W. Facemyer

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The Perceptions and Effects of Schools' Names on Black Professional Educators and Their Students, Gregg Suzanne Ferguson

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Potential Applications of Capsaicinoids in Small Cell Lung Cancer Therapy, Jamie Rae Friedman

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The Effectiveness of Nutrition Education: Comparing Registered Dietitian Educators with Dietetic Interns, Amy Gannon

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The Effect of Serratus Anterior Fatigue on Scapular Kinematics, Nathan Curtis Harrison

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Fixing journalism's credibility problem: lessons from the Lippman-Dewey debate, James Michael Hoyle

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Maneuvering Past Meaning: Queering Language through Trans-Poetics, Brooke Ingram

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Trauma Sensitive Schools and the Psychoeducational Evaluation, Barbara Jordan

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What people complain about drone apps? a large-scale empirical study of Google play store reviews, Kanimozhi Kalaichelvan

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Universal Quantum Computation, Junya Kasahara

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Identifying C-mannosylatedproteins in RAW264.7 cells via in vitro HSC70 Co-immunoprecipitation strategies, Nicholas Ryan Kegley

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Staying informed: superintendents and their experience with evidence-based research in the West Virginia public school system, Gabriel Dwayne King

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Long-term effects of elevated manganese on procambarus clarkii behavior, Cody W. Lambert

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Charge Master and the effects on hospitals, Whitney Layton and Katie Lemmon

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An analysis of the research methods used in select peer-reviewed law enforcement journals, 2010 to 2014, David L. Lemmon II

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Description and histology of a small-bodied elasmosaur and discription of mortuneria seyemourensis postcranium, Elizabeth Lester

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Measurement precision and reliability of supraspinatus tendon strain using speckle track analysis of ultrasound images, Gregory Alan McClanahan

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An Inference-Driven Branch and Bound Optimization Strategy for Planning Ambulance Services, Kevin McDaniel

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An Assessment of the Perceptions of School Professionals Regarding Prenatal Substance Exposure, Aliyah Vicia Mickey

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Be a Man: Childhood, Masculinity, Mental Hygiene, and the Asylum in the 1950's, Emily Lonna Miller

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Civil neighbors to violent foes: guerrilla warfare in western Virginia during the Civil War, Lauren Michelle Milton

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The relationship between angular momentum of the lower trunk and shoulder joint forces in overarm throwing athletes, Kevin Moore

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Experiential Learning in Dietetics: Can Diabetes Camp Make a Difference?, Mallory Jean Mount

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Regulation of Na-K-ATPase by arachidonic acid metabolites in intestinal epithelial cells, Niraj Nepa

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The Utilization of Telehealth/ Telemedicine In Cardiology In Rural Areas, Sophia Noplis and Jocelyn Stout

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On monochromatic sets with nondecreasing diameter, Adam O’Neal

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Interplay between genetic predisposition and diet in advancing obesity and type 2 Diabetes in the Tallyho mouse, Jacaline Parkman

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Isolation and Identification of Hsc70 Conjugates in RAW264.7 Murine Macrophage-Like Cells, Michael Arland Parsons

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Smart Roads: Investigating Roadways as Energy Sources for Potential Application of In-Lane Charging, Dhruvalkumar Hitendrakumar Patel

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Assessment of live load distribution characteristics of press-brake-formed tub girder superstructures, Guilherme Petty

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Organizing 6, 5-Carbon nanotubes on DNA origami arrays, Kathryn A. Pitton

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Elementary Teachers' Perceptions of Teaching Mathematics, Mathematics Anxiety, and Teaching Mathematics Efficacy, Brittany Elaine Porter

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NaKtide Targeted to Adipocytes Ameliorates Western Diet Induced Obesity, Rebecca D. Pratt

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Exploration of growth mindset application in communication sciences and disorders, Kelly Jean Rutherford

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Re-vision and re-representation : an exploration of awarness and voice in Marxism, postcolonialism, postmodernism and psychoanalytic theory, Stacy Sexton

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Characterizing the effects of environmental stressors on the photosynthetic capacity of Chlorella vulgaris, Amanda Louise Smythers

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An examination of employer evaluations of student participants in a cooperative education program, Candice Grace Clendenin Stadler

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Exploring the variance of the sample variance through estimation and simulation, Christina Stradwick

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The Cape Fear Ran Red: Memory of the Wilmington Race Riot and Coup D'état of 1898, Jacob Michael Thomas

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The Education of the Elementary Mathematics Specialist: A Program Evaluation, Lee Ann Vecellio

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Developments Towards High-Flux Silica Nanosphere Substrates to Support Conforming Self-Assembled Gold Nanoparticle Monolayers for Applications in Size-Selective Filtration, Ryan Baker Vincent

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The Implementation and Effects of Computerized Physician Order Entry in Healthcare Settings, Bojing Wang and Xiaoying Liu

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Mechanistic Study of Diatrizoic Acid Induced Proximal Tubule Cytotoxicity, Dakota Blake Ward

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Educator Perceptions of Suspension and Suspension Alternatives, Jori Williams

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Bettie Looks Back: Gaze, Autonomy, and Power in Pin-Up, Bethany Woods

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A Machine Learning Recommender Model for Ride Sharing Based on Rider Characteristics and User Threshold Time, Govind Pramod Yatnalkar

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Numerical simulation for the hydrodynamic performance of hydropower turbine near free surface, Zeda Yin