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  • Notice of Accreditation Process and Opportunity to Provide Feedback

    Monday, January 27, 2020

         Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)

  • Professor presents webinar linking GIS to public health outcomes

    Thursday, January 23, 2020

    Professor presents webinar linking GIS to public health outcomes West Virginia University School of Public Health Research Assistant Professor Brian Hendricks, PhD, recently had the opportunity to share his knowledge about using geographic information system (GIS) technology in the field of public health.

  • Join the Billion Steps Challenge!

    Thursday, January 23, 2020

    Join the Billion Steps Challenge! Walk with our WVU School of Public Health team and support APHA's goal of logging more than a billion steps by the end of National Public Health Week on April 12! Students, faculty, staff and friends of the School of Public Health are encouraged to join our team. Click this link for instructions to create an account and download the app. Smart Watch not required. The challenge started on January 1st, so the sooner you sign up, the quicker you can start earning steps for the team.

  • Student Stories: Miranda Aman

    Tuesday, January 21, 2020

    Student Stories: Miranda Aman Every time The Pride of West Virginia forms a circle on Mountaineer Field, the crowd at Milan Puskar Stadium gets goosebumps and can’t contain their excitement. The feeling is mutual for Miranda Aman, who gets to stand at the 50-yard line looking out at the fans as a member of the color guard. Her pride for the University doesn’t stop there. After discovering the Public Health major, she realized she found a supportive environment that has helped her reach every goal. (And she gets to do it with her loyal companion, Leroy, by her side.)

  • Connect with diabetes support group during trivia night

    Tuesday, January 21, 2020

    Connect with diabetes support group during trivia night A partner of the WVU School of Public Health Office of Health Services Research, the WVU Medicine Diabetes Education Center offers services for people with diabetes or who are at risk for developing diabetes through support groups, prevention classes, education classes, medical nutrition therapy and gestational diabetes instruction.

  • Cancer survivor pays it forward at Bob Huggins Fish Fry

    Wednesday, January 15, 2020

    Cancer survivor pays it forward at Bob Huggins Fish Fry Cancer survivor Angie Blankenship has learned to manage the challenges of healing with support from her family, friends and the WVU Cancer Institute. Now, she’s showing appreciation and paying it forward by donating to the Bob Huggins Fish Fry, which benefits the Norma Mae Huggins Endowment Fund and Remember the Miners Scholarship Fund.

  • BeWell offers behavioral wellness services for Health Sciences students

    Wednesday, January 15, 2020

    BeWell offers behavioral wellness services for Health Sciences students To help Health Sciences students who are experiencing distress, mental illness or problems with substance use, BeWell is offering a solution.

  • President Gordon Gee joins Clay Marsh's latest podcast

    Tuesday, January 14, 2020

    President Gordon Gee joins Clay Marsh's latest podcast WVU President Gordon Gee joins Dr. Clay Marsh, vice president of Health Sciences and executive dean of the School of Medicine, for the latest episode of "Health Connections with Clay Marsh, MD."  The episode is free to download and is available now on all major podcasting platforms.

  • Public Health professor appointed to Health Right Board of Directors

    Tuesday, January 14, 2020

    Public Health professor appointed to Health Right Board of Directors West Virginia University School of Public Health Professor and Occupational Medicine Residency Director Dr. Chris Martin was recently appointed to the Board of Directors for Milan Puskar Health Right.

  • WVU in the News: Up to a third of opioid overdose deaths might be suicides, Johns Hopkins researcher concludes

    Monday, January 13, 2020

    WVU in the News: Up to a third of opioid overdose deaths might be suicides, Johns Hopkins researcher concludes A computer program using a kind of artificial intelligence finds that many overdoses are likely suicides — possibly a third of them, according to a study by a Johns Hopkins School of Medicine researcher who partnered with a Utah high school student.