News and Events

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. 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

16th Well-A-Palooza A Healthy Success

April 2014 - 16th Well-A-Palooza A Healthy Success

Dr. Roger Blackwell

April 2014 - Roger Blackwell Wins ETSU Outstanding Dissertation Award for 2014

COPH Students Facilitate Health Communications Training Workshop

April 2014 - Class Project Facilitates State Tobacco Control Efforts

Dr. Allan Forsman

April 2014 - Allan Forsman Passes 2 Million Downloads

Marc Stephens

April 2014 - Marc Stevens Featured in "National Public Health Week" Video

National Public Health Week Video (Marc is at the 0:57 and 3:29 points)

Carole Bowker and Kacey Kestner

April 2014 - Undergraduate Students Develop Anti-Smoking Public Service Announcement

Public Service Announcement Video

Farmers Market

March 2014 - Doctoral Students Publish on Farmers Market

Disaster drill gives students real-world test

March 2014 - Disaster drill gives ETSU students real-world test

Malendie Gaines

March 2014 - ETSU Student Presenting at 2014 National STD Prevention Conference

Tortilla Experience

March 2014 - The Tortilla Experience featured in the March edition of the Nation's Health from the American Public Health Association                                            

 Robin Pendley

February 2014 - Robin Pendley Co-Authors Paper on Quality Improvement in Diabetes Education

Christian Williams

January 2014 - East Tennessee Academic Health Department Coordinator Plays Key Role in Community Health Status Assessment

Robin Pendley

January 2014 - East Tennessee Receives Grant to Study Trends in Doctoral Education in Public Health

Robert Pack

January 2014 - Dr. Pack Speaks to Tennessee Senate on Prescription Opiate Abuse

Senate Presentation Video Link
(Dr. Pack's presentation begins at the 47:32 mark)

Colleen Scott

January 2014 - East Tennessee Student Co-Authors Paper on a Theoretical Model for Indoor Tanning

Dr. Randy Wykoff

January 2014 - Dean Wykoff Testifies Before State Senate Committee

Senate Presentation Video Link 
(The session begins at the 13:04 mark)

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