On January 19, 2011, the Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center’s Chancellor, Christopher Colenda, MD, MPH, announced that West Virginia University will establish a new School of Public Health. The School of Public Health trains the coming generation of public health practitioners and researchers, and identifies and creates solutions to prevent and reduce public health problems. The school is built upon the strong foundation of the previous Department of Community Medicine, and serves as a model for public health influence in our state, region, and beyond. [Read More...
Founding Dean, School of Public Health
West Virginia University Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center is establishing a school of public health and seeks an ambitious and entrepreneurial dean to build and lead the school.
Health Dept. concerned about benzene emissions near local gas drilling sites – The Intelligencer
12/10/2013 8:42:15 AM
A substance believed to cause cancer in those exposed to it over an extended period of time is in the air near Marcellus Shale fracking sites, according to Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department Administrator Howard Gamble. [Read More...
Best Foot Forward -- Morgantown Magazine
12/10/2013 8:36:41 AM
That’s what Christiaan Abildso
, chair of the Pedestrian Safety Board (PSB), has been trying to do for years. He joined the PSB while going to graduate school at WVU, where he was involved with research about walkability and its impact on public health. [Read More...
WVU Delta Omega call for abstracts deadline extended
11/22/2013 5:49:57 PM
The Gamma Mu Chapter of Delta Omega at West Virginia University’s School of Public Health is putting out a call for abstracts from our Alumni for the Wednesday, March 5, 2014 Public Health Grand Rounds. We are seeking Alumni to submit abstracts that illustrate how they have made a significant public health impact on a specific population through their work. [Read More...