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...
WVU Healthcare- Legislative internship opens career path for WVU School of Public Health graduate
6/12/2013 10:49:48 AM
Late last year, West Virginia University School of Public Health graduate Janelle Graves of Fayetteville, N.C., was selected for an internship at the West Virginia State Legislature. She was so eager to start that she skipped going home to visit her family for Christmas to find an apartment in Charleston. [Read More...
WVU Healthcare - WVU researcher takes part in a joint U.S.-Canadian effort to create safer work environments for youth
5/30/2013 4:38:42 PM
Kimberly Rauscher, Sc.D., an assistant professor in the WVU Department of Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences, co-edited the report “Health and Safety of Young Workers: Proceedings of a U.S. and Canadian Series of Symposia” with Carol Runyan, Ph.D., M.P.H., professor of epidemiology and director of the Pediatric Injury Prevention, Education and Research Program at the Colorado School of Public Health, John Lewko, Ph.D., of Laurentian University, and Dawn Castillo, M.P.H., of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). [Read More...
WV Public Broadcasting - Appalachian traffic fatality rates higher than in rest of country, study says
5/24/2013 10:50:36 AM
Appalachian traffic fatality rates higher than in rest of the country, study says. Dr. Matao Zhu
, at the WVU Injury Research Control Center
, says road quality is a concern. [Read More...