News and Events

Carter Florence

February 2015 - Doctoral Student Carter Florence to Present Psychiatry Grand Rounds

 Beth O'Connell

February 2015 - Doctoral Student Beth O'Connell Research Featured on Capitol Hill

Jodi Southerland

February 2015 - Faculty and Students Co-Author Paper on School Personnel Perceptions of Obesity Prevention Programs

 Tri-Cities Community Health Forum

February 2015 - Tennessee Institute of Public Health Co-Plans Tri-Cities Community Health Forum

Dr. Megan Quinn

February 2015 - Quinn to speak on raising cervical cancer awareness in Nicaragua

Marc Stevens and Dr. Liang Wang

February 2015 - Marc Stevens and Dr. Liang Wang Featured in Illuminated Magazine

Marc Stevens

January 2015 - Marc Stevens Wins AMCHP MCH Graduate Scholarship

Interview with Marc Stevens - AMCHP TV

Women on Wednesdays

January 2015 - Baker, Noland to speak in first 'Women on Wednesdays' of spring semester

Dr. Megan Quinn

January 2015 - Study Reveals Increased Risk for Indoor Tanning Among Rural Youth

Dr. Joel Hillhouse

January 2015 - Joel Hillhouse Quoted in New York Times Article on Tanning

Frontiers in Public Health January 2015 - East Tennessee Study Identifies Parental Education as Predictor of Adolescent Obesity in Appalachia
Frontiers in Public Health January 2015 - Faculty Co-Author Two Articles on Undergraduate Public Health Education
December Graduates December 2014 - Congratulations COPH Graduates!
Malendie Gaines and Marc Stevens December 2014 - Malendie Gaines and Marc Stevens Selected as SREB-State Doctoral Scholars
Dr. Hadii Mamudu

December 2014 - Dr. Hadii Mamudu examines exposure to secondhand smoke in never-smoking youth

Medical Xpress Article

Science World Report

It’s Time for a Real Conversation December 2014 - ETSU dean, country music star, former U.S. Senator create ‘An Essential Conversation’
Chris Bush December 2014 - BSPH Student Chris Bush Receives Student-Faculty Collaborative Grant Award
 Interprofessional Education December 2014 - Academic Health Science Center Faculty Co-Author Paper on Interprofessional Education
Claudia Kozinetz

December 2014 - Dr. Kozinetz Speaks on World AIDS Day

Marc Stevens November 2014 - DrPH Student Marc Stevens Selected as APHA MCH Section Fellow
APHA 2014

November 2014 - ETSU at the American Public Health Association Meeting

Ginny Kidwell

November 2014 - The Public Good Projects/A Healthy America Team Conducts Site Visit in East Tennessee

Bethany Mackey

November 2014 - BSPH Student Bethany Mackey Awarded NICHD Media-Smart Youth Teen Leaders Award

Dr. Joel Hillhouse

November 2014 - Dr. Hillhouse Featured in
Nature Article on Tanning

Dr. Michelle Chandley

November 2014 - Dr. Chandley Co-Authors Book Chapter on Norepinephrine, Depression, and Suicide

Service Awards 2014

November 2014 - Service Awards 2014

Dr. Michelle Reece

November 2014 - Dr. Reece is a Scholarship Winner with Blue Ribbon Advocacy Alliance

TDH Evaluation Workshops

November 2014 - Doctoral Students Lead Evaluation Workshops for Tennessee Department of Health Tobacco Settlement Program Staff

Dr. Randy Wykoff

November 2014 - Dean Wykoff Co-Chairs 4th Annual Undergraduate Education for Public Health Summit

 GHIG November 2014 - Global Health Interest Group Begins Low-Resource Training at Valleybrook
 Deb Slawson

November 2014 - Dr. Slawson to speak on obesity epidemic

Dr. Hadii Mamudu

October 2014 - Dr. Mamudu Publishes Article on Global Tobacco Control

Dr. Michelle Gourley

October 2014 - Alumna Michelle Gourley Speaks on the Interface of Health and Faith

Inaugural fellows at ETSU’s Gatton College of Pharmacy entrenched in research, more

October 2014 - College of Public Health Participates in Pharmacy Fellows Program


October 2014 - ETSU unveils new scholarship opportunities for incoming students

Ebola Tabletop

October 2014 - ETSU hosts Ebola Table-top Exercise

ETSU student sends toys to kids in regions affected by Ebola

October 2014 - Alexis Decosimo featured in Johnson City Press article, Harvard newsletter, New York Times article, Chattanooga Sunday Times article, and press release for international effort to help children impacted by Ebola

Chris Bush and Milca Nunez

October 2014 - Student Interns in the Dominican Republic Named Volunteers of the Month by Project HOPE

Paula Masters

October 2014 - LIFEPATH gets new lifeblood thanks to two federal grants

Dr. Claudia Kozinetz

September 2014 - Claudia Kozinetz Elected to the Board of the American College of Epidemiology

TPHA Presidents

September 2014 - Incoming Tennessee Public Health Association President is the Second Consecutive On-line Alumnus

Randy Wykoff

September 2014 - Dean Wykoff Provides Keynote Speech at Georgia State of Public Health Conference

David Blackley

September 2014 - Alumnus Blackley Publishes Article on Resurgence of Black Lung Disease

Dr. Ying Li

September 2014 - Dr. Ying Li Joins Environmental Health Sciences

Dr. Michelle Chandley

September 2014 - Dr. Michelle Chandley Joins Health Sciences

Dr. Kate Beatty

September 2014 -Dr. Kate Beatty Joins Health Services Management and Policy

Dr. Joel Hillhouse

September 2014 - Joel Hillhouse featured in national magazine article about tanning

Dr. Claudia Kozinetz

August 2014 - Claudia Kozinetz Named Professor and Chair of Biostatistics and Epidemiology

 ETSU Pride 2014

August 2014 - College of Public Health wins ETSU Pride Campus Decorating Contest. . . . . for the Third Consecutive Year!


Dr. Liang Wang

August 2014 - ETSU Researchers find connection between prenatal smoke exposure, adolescent obesity

Dr. Patrick Brown

August 2014 - The POGIL effect: ETSU professor takes teaching method to new heights

Dr. Patrick Brown bringing education workshop to Johnson City

Dr. Katie Baker

August 2014 - Katie Baker elected to Washington County Commission

 Dr. Chris Pritchett

August 2014 - Dr. Pritchett's Lab Presents at American Society of Microbiology Meeting

Dr. Katie Baker

August 2014 - ETSU's interprofessional focus aims to change way health care is administered in region

Adam Jarvis

July 2014 - Student Internship Contributes to Novel State-wide Report 

Dr. Katie Baker

July 2014 - Dr. Katie Baker part of team to study "The Family Checkup


Rachel Ward and Christian Williams

July 2014 - Doctoral Students Rachel Ward and Christian Williams Publish Book Chapter

Ginny Kidwell

July 2014 - Regional Roadmap for a Healthier Appalachian Tennessee issues Interim Report

Interim Report

Dr. Katie Baker

July 2014 - Dr. Katie Baker featured in News Story and Article on Sun Exposure  

Jonathan Peterson

July 2014 - ETSU physiologist studying role of new gene in preventing fatty liver disease

Dr. Peterson received materials grant to support his research

Health Across Borders

June 2014 - State Street Project: Health Across Borders

Silas Tolan

June 2014 - Tolan to lead ETSU Community Health Centers

Amal Khoury

June 2014 - Dr. Khoury receives YW Tribute to Women award

Health Across Borders

May 2014 - Tennessee, Virginia health commissioners to discuss county health rankings

Hadii Mamudu

May 2014 - Dr. Mamudu Highlighted in Special Friday Letter Section

Dr. Zheng and Dr. Alamian

May 2014 - Study to focus on osteoporosis in men

Beth O'Connell

May 2014 - Quinn, Scheuerman and O'Connell to Study Field Indicator for Water Safety in the US and Rwanda

Jonathan Peterson

May 2014 - Peterson Funded to Research Novel Treatment for Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Arsham Alamian

May 2014 - Grant to study metabolic profile of at-risk population

Colleen Scott Joins Epidemic Intelligence Service in Global TB

May 2014 - Colleen Scott Joins Epidemic Intelligence Service in Global TB

Jennifer Hovatter

May 2014 - Alumna's Work on Lymphedema Highlighted in National News

Jenna Middlebrooks

May 2014 - Doctoral Student Joins United South and Eastern Tribes

Dr. Sean Fox

May 2014 - Health Sciences Faculty Receives Grant to Expand Foundations Course

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