About Carol Stocks
Dr. Carol Stocks serves as a University representative and liaison to the Cabinet Secretary’s Office within the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR), providing data and analytics program support.
- PhD, Nursing Science, Uniformed Services University
- MS, Health Services Administration, George Washington University
- RN, George Mason University
- BS, Nursing, George Mason University
Blanchard, J., Weiss, A.J., Barrett, M.L., Stocks, C., Owens, PL., Coffey, R., and Heslin, K.C. (2019) Readmissions following inpatient treatment for opioid-related conditions. Substance Use & Misuse. January: 473-481. doi.org/10.1080/10826084.2018.1517174 Available at https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10826084.2018.1517174
Fingar, K..R.., Coffey, R..M.., Mulcahy, A. W., Andrews, R.M., and Stocks, C. (2018). Shifts in Medicaid and Uninsured payer mix at safety-net and non-safety-net hospitals during the Great Recession. (2018) Journal of Healthcare Management. May-June, 63(3), 156–172. doi: 10.1097/JHM-D-16-00024 Available at https://journals.lww.com/jhmonline/Fulltext/2018/06000/Shifts_in_Medicaid_and_Uninsured_Payer_Mix_at.5.aspx?casa_token=alkxWT0T8PcAAAAA:R2tJpao7ahe-IcvfPyi3MIJ2glBguhOCpHVvAeVf4SatlbF8Kc-KQy7FvKPiRbHbuWKT9dauIira7FNFlrXXnuZZSEk.
Nuckols, T.K., Fingar, K.R., Barrett, M.L., Steiner, C.A., Martsloff, G., Steiner, C.A., Stocks, C., and Owens, P. (2017). Returns to emergency department, observation, or inpatient care within 30 days after hospitalization in 4 states, 2009 and 2010 versus 2013 and 2014. Journal of Hospital Medicine, January, 2018. doi: 10.12788/jhm.2883 Available at https://www.rand.org/pubs/external_publications/EP67468.html
Davidov, D.M., Davis, S.M., Zhu, M., Afifi, T.O., Kimber, M. Goldstein, A.L., Pitre, N., Gurka, K.K., and Stocks, C. (2017). Intimate partner violence-related hospitalizations in Appalachia and the non-Appalachian United States. PloS ONE 12(9):e0184222. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone. 0184222 Available at http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0184222.
Davies, S., Schultz, E., Raven , M., Wang, N.E., Stocks, C.L., Delgado, M.K., and McDonald, K. M. (2017). Development and validation of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality measures of potentially preventable emergency department (ED) visits: The ED Prevention Quality Indicators for General Health Conditions. (2017). Health Services Research. March 52(5): 1667–1684 DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12687 Available at https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/1475-6773.12687.
Martslof, G.R., Gibson, T.B., Benevent, R., Jiang, J.H., Stocks, C., Erlich, E.D., Kandrack, B.S., and Auerbach, D.I. (2016). An examination of hospital nurse staffing and patient experience with care: Differences between cross-sectional and longitudinal estimates. Health Services Research. February 51(6), 2221-2241. https://doi.org/10.1111/1475-6773.12462 Available at https://journals.lww.com/lww-medicalcare/Fulltext/2014/11000/Examining_the_Value_of_Inpatient_Nurse_Staffing_.8.aspx?casa_token=GaYA49O8dHYAAAAA:VwuJ4N8bOQ24gbRAW078xFhRYoreHHpI_CApAgE4kjMxd6VZnNv6PYLv_9mx0GD4t02XxcZ14lfJ9DihPasmO8S8JOk
Smith, M., Stocks, C., & Santora, P.B. (2015). Hospital readmission rates and emergency department visits for mental health and substance abuse conditions. Community Mental Health Journal, 51(2), 190-197. Available at https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10597-014-9784-x.
Mutter, R. & Stocks, C. (2014). Using Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) Data for Emergency Medicine Research. Annals of Emergency Medicine, 64(5), 458-459. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2014.09.014 Available at https://www.annemergmed.com/article/S0196-0644(14)01300-6/abstract.
Schildhaus, S., Stocks, C., Santora, P.B., Smith, M. (2012). Community hospital admission from the emergency department by persons with substance abuse disorders. Journal of Substance Abuse. 44(2), 201-207. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat2012.05.003 Available at https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0740547212000852.
About Carol Stocks
Her responsibilities focus on activities associated with the integration of databases, coordination of data management and participation in policy and evaluation research. She also leads in the development of the WV all-payer claims data collection. She provides consultation to faculty and government partners regarding data availability, research design, analytics and interpretation of results. Additionally, she serves as a data privacy specialist with knowledge of federal statutes and legal issues concerning use of data for research and public health purposes.
Dr. Stocks’ research interests are in health services research, in particular, trends in population health, health care quality, and the effects of the health care delivery system on the public’s welfare.