Public Health assistant professor elected to national service role

Brian Hendricks, assistant professor in the West Virginia University School of Public Health Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, has been elected to serve a four-year term on the National Institutes of Health Population Sciences Pathobiology Governance Committee. The 21-member committee includes prominent universities across the country. 

The purpose of the NIH Population Sciences Task Force is to address how population measures contribute to the development of post-acute sequalae of SARS-CoV-2 (PASC).

Hendricks' appointment comes on the heels of being nominated to serve on the NIH RECOVER cohort Governance committee. He and select researchers from across the nation were nominated in 2021 based on their expertise and body of work.