Michael J Lewis

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This case study describes the area health education centers (AHEC) program in West Virginia, spanning 30 years from a first-generation project at Charleston in 1972 (AHEC 1) to a newly funded statewide program (AHEC 2). The outcome is an evolving university-community partnership designed to meet changing work-force and community health needs in the heart of(More)
BACKGROUND To address the need of caring for the growing number of patients with diabetes, East Carolina University implemented a 1-year fellowship in diabetes. Most of the region has been designated as Health Professional Shortage Areas. DESCRIPTION The objective of the fellowship is to educate primary care physicians to serve as regional specialists in(More)
A major disadvantage of rural medical practice is the limited reserve of consultative options. To determine the perceived clinical utility and educational impact of the West Virginia University Medical Access and Referral System (MARS), a 24-hour prompt telephone-consultation service, a mailed questionnaire was administered to 303 West Virginia clinicians(More)
The development of obstetric education in Sydney, 1870-1939. is presented in two parts: part 1 looks at the education of nurses and part 2 looks at the education of doctors and their practice of midwifery. Maternal mortality remained stubbornly high until the late 1930's. Reformers urged better education as the solution to the "problem" of maternal(More)
Field-Induced Order and Spin Waves in the Pyrochlore Antiferromagnet Tb2Ti2O7 K. C. Rule, J. P. C. Ruff, B. D. Gaulin, S. R. Dunsiger, J. S. Gardner, J. P. Clancy, M. J. Lewis, H. A. Dabkowska, I. Mirebeau, P. Manuel, Y. Qiu, and J. R. D. Copley Department of Physics and Astronomy, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4M1, Canada Canadian Institute(More)