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The Human Right to Health and Law

With a renewed focus on the human right to health and the legal obligation it creates, the School of Public Health welcomed an international human rights and law scholar to present the 2021 Dean's Colloquium.

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New population health program at WVU prepares students to address local health concerns

While the world has been focused on COVID-19 as a health crisis, individual communities may have other specific health concerns that need attention. Population health, which integrates healthcare and public health practices, is an emerging healthcare field that allows professionals to identify a locally pressing health issue, intervene and transform the community’s health outcomes.

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