Health Sciences Center Associate Vice President for Clinical Innovations, Planning and Operations Jeff Coben, M.D., has announced the appointment of Herb Linn as deputy director of the WVU Injury Control Research Center (WVU-ICRC).
Linn joined the ICRC in 2011 and has served as assistant director for outreach since that time. In this capacity, he has led all center efforts involving research and knowledge translation, information dissemination and collaborative outreach and partnership development. Prior to joining the ICRC, Linn served as the associate director for communications for the Division of Safety Research of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) in Morgantown.
As the ICRC deputy director, Linn will assist the director in the management of day-to-day operations; internal and external center representation; establishment of strategic plans, policies, procedures and staff supervision, report preparation; and other essential administrative functions. He will also continue to serve as the assistant director for outreach.