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WVU research opportunities enhance alumna’s public health career

WVU's commitment to research – paired with strong academic programs and collaborations with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – drew Yuni Tang to Morgantown for the Ph.D. in Public Health Sciences program. Now, the School of Public Health alumna is using her training to improve health outcomes as a postdoctoral research associate.

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