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welcome to the Department of : Social & Behavioral Sciences

Our faculty are dedicated to creating broad, systematic health changes across entire communities. The faculty is committed to providing competency-based education coupled with hands-on experience and the development of critical thinking skills.

Improving the health and well being of communities

Health disparities are shaped by behavioral and sociocultural factors. The study of Social and Behavioral Sciences in public health focuses on psychosocial, behavioral, community and societal influences on health and the development of interventions that eliminate barriers to health and healthcare access.

Recent News

WV AWARE workshop to be held Nov. 1

WV AWARE (Asking Women About Relationship Experiences) will host a collaborative workshop on Friday, November 1, at Stonewall Resort in Roanoke, W.Va. Check in begins at 11 a.m. and the workshop will take place from 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Lunch and compensation for time/travel will be provided.