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From reducing substance abuse to enhancing youth and community resilience, WVU researchers are addressing West Virginia's top health priorities.

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Our faculty and students study a wide range of topics affecting population health. Specialty areas include diabetes self-management, occupational injuries, racial disparities, health effects of air pollution, mindfulness, childhood obesity, tobacco disparities, self-injury mortality, substance abuse and more.

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WVU, Monongalia County Health Department establish Academic Health Department to enhance public health training, research and service

Top-tier training, research and service opportunities will remain at the forefront for students in the School of Public Health as West Virginia University and the Monongalia County Health Department establish an Academic Health Department, reinforcing the School’s commitment to give students learning experiences based in real-world public health practice. 

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