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  • Pollini shares insights on drug abuse, stigma in new podcast

    Tuesday, June 5, 2018

    Dr. Robin Pollini, Associate Director of the WVU Injury Control Research Center (ICRC) and Associate Professor with the WVU School of Medicine, Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry, joins the the ICRC podcast (entitled OOMPH!) to discuss drug abuse, stigma, and harm reduction programs.

  • Save the Date: WVU ICRC to host an adventure field trip this fall

    Monday, April 30, 2018

    Are you an undergraduate or masters-level public health student with an interest in or curiosity about the field of injury prevention? If so, the inaugural WVU Injury Control Research Center (ICRC) Field Trip is for you!

  • ICRC's Blosnich discusses the intersection between faith and suicidal behavior in the LGBQ community

    Thursday, April 19, 2018

    WVU Injury Control and Research Center senior scientist and School of Public Health alumnus Dr. John Blosnich was recently featured in stories highlighting a study linking faith and suicidal behavior in the LGBQ community. 

  • Brumage shares insights on adverse childhood experiences in new podcast

    Monday, April 16, 2018

    Dr. Michael Brumage, Assistant Dean for Public Health Practice and Service at the WVU School of Public Health, joins the second episode of the ICRC podcast (entitled OOMPH!) to discuss adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), links to the opioid crisis, and mindfulness. In early February, Dr. Brumage's webinar on ACEs was launched through the ICRC's asynchronous webinar series.

  • WVU ICRC launches podcast series

    Thursday, March 29, 2018

    OOMPH! is a podcast developed by the WVU ICRC to engage listeners is a frank and informal conversation about injury control.The podcast gives listeners an opportunity to go beyond data and to understand the story behind a researcher and specific topics in injury control and public health.

  • 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!

  • Researcher addresses the relationship between sleep and suicide

    Tuesday, March 20, 2018

    Wilfred (Wil) R. Pigeon, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Sleep & Neurophysiology Research Lab at the University of Rochester Medical Center, is featured in the March edition of the Injury Control Connection webinar series. His discussion addresses "Sleep & Suicide: Relationships & Opportunities for Intervention."

  • Welcome new PRC and ICRC members!

    Thursday, February 22, 2018

    Please join the WV Prevention Research Center and the Injury Control Research Center in welcoming new members to their team.

  • Brumage to address the importance of adverse childhood experiences

    Monday, February 5, 2018

    Michael Brumage is featured in the February edition of Injury Control Connection webinar series. His discussion addresses "Adverse Childhood Experiences in WV: Why It Matters."

  • WVU ICRC to host suicide prevention experts – Dec. 13

    Thursday, November 30, 2017

    On Wednesday, December 13, the WVU Injury Control Research Center will host two suicide prevention experts from Queensland University of Technology. Professors Gordon Tait and Belinda Carpenter will provide a presentation open to faculty, staff and students.

  • WVU in the News: Public Health PhD candidate shares research on opioid poisoning rates

    Tuesday, November 28, 2017

    Sara Warfield, a PhD candidate in the WVU School of Public Health, publichsed research on the effects of statewide prescription drug monitoring databases. Red the U.S. News story here. 

  • WVU researcher examines patient awareness of prescription drug risks

    Wednesday, November 1, 2017

    Prescription medications, including antidepressants and pain medications, can have various side effects and risks, and a West Virginia University researcher is examining whether patients understand the risks associated with driving. Robin Pollini, Associate Director of the WVU School of Public Health’s Injury Control Research Center, led a study on driver awareness of the potential effects of prescription medications.