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  • SPH Assistant Dean selected for "Guest Coach" honor

    Wednesday, January 17, 2018

    SPH Assistant Dean selected for "Guest Coach" honor Janet Hunt, assistant dean of Undergraduate Studies in the WVU School of Public Health, was selected by the Office of Student-Athlete Development to be a "Guest Coach" at a WVU men's basketball game on January 20, 2018. This recognition is offered to WVU faculty and staff who are dedicated to working with students. Congratulations!

  • Delta Omega Poster Competition for Van Liere Day on March 23

    Tuesday, January 16, 2018

    Delta Omega Poster Competition for Van Liere Day on March 23 The Gamma Mu Chapter of Delta Omega at West Virginia University’s School of Public Health invites all undergrad, MPH, and PhD students participating in the 53rd Annual Van Liere Convocation & HSC Research Day to participate in the 6th Annual Gamma Mu Student Poster Competition. The overall winner of each category will be chosen to represent our Chapter and School at the National Delta Omega Poster Contest at the 2018 Annual American Public Health Association (APHA) meeting and will receive a $500 travel award.

  • Women: Love your heart all year long

    Tuesday, January 16, 2018

    Women: Love your heart all year long Partho P. Sengupta, MD, chief of cardiology at the WVU Heart and Vascular Institute, gives you the lowdown on what you can do to boost your heart health all year long.

  • WVU researcher uses photography to analyze food access among rural seniors

    Friday, January 12, 2018

    WVU researcher uses photography to analyze food access among rural seniors Lauri Andress, an assistant professor in the West Virginia University School of Public Health, is working to disrupt the current model for how seniors in rural Appalachia access healthy food.

  • WVU School of Public Health student selected for WVU Foundation Distinguished Doctoral Scholarship

    Wednesday, January 10, 2018

    WVU School of Public Health student selected for WVU Foundation Distinguished Doctoral Scholarship Elizabeth Claydon, a prominent Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences in the WVU School of Public Health, was named one of four recipients of the WVU Foundation Distinguished Doctoral Scholarship. These scholarships are reserved for doctoral candidates who are working toward the completion of their dissertations during the Spring 2018 term.

  • New study led by public health researcher finds ‘suicides by drugs’ profoundly undercounted in the United States

    Wednesday, January 10, 2018

    New study led by public health researcher finds ‘suicides by drugs’ profoundly undercounted in the United States According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the suicide rate in the United States increased by 34 percent between 2000 and 2016. While that rate is high, a team of researchers led by SPH faculty member Ian Rockett believes it is seriously underestimated.

  • The 53rd Annual Van Liere Research Conference now accepting abstracts of research

    Wednesday, January 10, 2018

    The 53rd Annual Van Liere Research Conference now accepting abstracts of research The 53rd Annual Van Liere Research Conference (formerly the Van Liere Research Day) will be held on March 22nd and 23rd here at the Health Sciences Center campus at West Virginia University. Now accepting abstracts for the conference until February 16th.

  • Of the Mindful Physician hosts events discussing service animals, healthcare for homeless population

    Wednesday, January 10, 2018

    Of the Mindful Physician, an organization for MD students focusing on the impact arts and humanities have on healthcare, is hosting two community events in January.

  • WVU now accepting nominations for the Nicholas Evans Excellence in Advising Award

    Tuesday, January 9, 2018

    Do you have an amazing adviser who is worthy of recognition? Nominations are now being accepted for the Nicholas Evans Excellence in Advising Award which is given in honor of Dr. Nicholas Evans, a lifelong proponent and exemplar of undergraduate advising at WVU. This award recognizes exceptional advising and mentoring provided by both faculty and professional advisers at WVU.

  • Rural Health Interest Group Meeting and NARCAN Workshop

    Monday, January 8, 2018

    The first Rural Health Interest Group Meeting for the semester will be held on January 23, 2018 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm in room 1905, HSC North. Lunch will be served.