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  • WVU School of Public Health to kick off National Public Health Week celebration with national organization

    Wednesday, March 28, 2018

    WVU School of Public Health will celebrate National Public Health Week, April 2-7, with a series of events focused on student and community engagement. Check out the schedule and RSVP today!

  • SPH welcomes new team members

    Thursday, March 15, 2018

    Join us in welcoming three new team members!

  • Projects presented at Active Living Research Conference in Banff, Alberta

    Monday, March 12, 2018

    Dr. Bias and Dr. Abildso recently presented several projects at the Active Living Research Conference in Banff, Alberta.  For more information on the conference and the projects presented please visit the Active Living Research site at https://www.activelivingresearch.org/annual-conference-2018

  • SPH faculty receive grant awards

    Wednesday, November 29, 2017

    Congratulations to Ranjita Misra and Tom Bias and the Health Research Center on their recent grants.

  • School of Public Health faculty honored for service

    Wednesday, November 15, 2017

    As part of the School of Public Health’s celebration of the 150th anniversary of West Virginia University, two distinguished faculty members were recognized for their hard work and dedication to furthering the mission of the School. Dean Jeffrey Coben presented Drs. Adam Baus and Christiaan Abildso (in absentia) with Celebration Coins at the 150th event on November 10, as a token of appreciation for members of the University who go above and beyond their daily work.

  • WVU researcher looks to Iceland to curb teen substance use in West Virginia

    Monday, October 23, 2017

    In Iceland, drug, alcohol and tobacco use in teens has been “virtually eradicated” as a result of a nationwide push to replace teens’ unsupervised, aimless leisure time with purposeful, organized activities. Now, a West Virginia University researcher is transplanting the program to West Virginia and hoping it takes root. Alfgeir Kristjansson, an assistant professor in WVU’s School of Public Health, is studying data related to teen substance abuse in West Virginia.

  • Rural Health Interest Group Meeting - Tuesday, November 7, 2017

    Wednesday, October 18, 2017

    Join us for the Rural Health Interest Group Meeting on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 12:00pm to 12:50pm in Room 1901 HSC North. Lunch will be provided. 

  • Public Health faculty provides expertise in wake of recent hurricanes

    Monday, October 9, 2017

    In one of the most active hurricane seasons in recent history, Dr. Warren Eller is aiding in the disaster management efforts.

  • Dr. Abildso Awarded Big 12 Fellowship

    Wednesday, August 9, 2017

    Dr. Christiaan Abildso, Program Director of Research and Evaluation, was awarded a Big 12 Fellowship to travel to TX and pursue collaborative research. Dr. Abildso to work with Renee Umstattd Meyer, at Baylor University in Waco to pilot test methods for a larger research agenda, including determining what people, places, plans, programs, and policies positively impact rural physical activitiy.

  • Dr. Bias participates in healthcare panel at West Virginia Press Association annual conference

    Wednesday, August 9, 2017

    Dr. Bias participated in a panel at the West Virginia Press Association's Annual Conference in which he and state healthcare leaders discussed the future of healthcare reform and the potential impact on West Virginia communities. Video of this panel is available at: https://www.facebook.com/wvpress/videos/1749403858421186/