News and Events

Ruby Yadav

September 2015 - DrPH Student Ruby Yadav Selected as APHA MCH Section Fellow

Dr. Ken Silver

August 2015 - Dr. Ken Silver Highlights Accomplishments of Workers' Compensation Pioneer

Dr. Arsham Alamian

August 2015 - East Tennessee Epidemiologist Re-Elected to APHA Epidemiology Section Governing Council

Pride Contest 2015

August 2015 - College of Public Health Wins ETSU Pride Contest for Fourth Consecutive Year

Dr. Kate Beatty

August 2015 - Dr. Kate Beatty Elected Secretary of TPHA's Public Health Academics Section

College Picnic

August 2015 - College Celebrates Fall Picnic

Dr. Patrick Brown

August 2015 - Dr. Patrick Brown Receives Distinguished Faculty Award in Teaching


August 2015 - RE:CYCLING Project Provides Bicycles to Children at the Johnson City Boys and Girls Club

Dr. Liang Wang

August 2015 - Dr. Liang Wang Presents in China on Obesity and Nutrition

Dr. Patrick Brown

August 2015 - Dr. Patrick Brown Authors Anatomy and Physiology Textbook

Public Good Projects

July 2015 - A Healthy America Regional Advisory Committee Meets

Dr. Rob Pack

July 2015 - Dr. Rob Pack Quoted in WJHL Story on Prescription Drug Abuse

Dr. Hadii Mamudu

July 2015 - Dr. Hadii Mamudu Publishes Paper on Secondhand Smoke Exposure among West African Youth


July 2015 - Book on Undergraduate Public Health Education Features Articles by ETSU Faculty 

Chuck Patton

July 2015 - Chuck Patton and Committee Bring National POW Exhibit to Reece Museum

Julie Obenauer-Motley

July 2015 - Doctoral Students Use a Bicycle to Solve a Problem in the Developing World

Dr. Liang Wang

July 2015 - Liang Wang Reports on the Relationship of Obesity and Asthma in Respiratory Medicine

Angie Hagaman and Stephanie Mathis

July 2015 - Angie Hagaman and Stephanie Mathis Partner with Carter County to Implement Overdose Prevention Project

Friday Letter

Dr. Joel Hillhouse

July 2015 - Dr. Joel Hillhouse Authors Research Letter for JAMA Dermatology

Friday Letter

Tomato Workers in the Field

June 2015 - Graduate Students Collaborate on Occupational Health Issues Affecting Migrant Tomato Workers

Dr. Mildred Maisonet

June 2015 - Dr. Mildred Maisonet Authors Publications on the Long-Term Consequences of Prenatal Exposure to Environmental Contaminants

Dr. Bernard Kerr

June 2015 - Alumnus Dr. Bernard Kerr, Jr. Receives Faculty Distinguished Service Award for Central Michigan University

Dr. Katie Baker and Dr. Joel Hillhouse

June 2015 - Dr. Katie Baker and Dr. Joel Hillhouse to Study Social Media for Mother-Daughter Health Communication

Ginny Kidwell

June 2015 - Tennessee Institute of Public Health at ETSU awarded major grant

Dr. Randy Wykoff

June 2015 - Dean Wykoff Presents Keynote Presentation at 20th Annual Tennessee Valley Corridor Summit

Dr. Megan Quinn

May 2015 - Dr. Megan Quinn to Study ESSENTIALS Course

Interprofessional Education Program Students Participate in “Refugee Experience”

May 2015 - Interprofessional Education Program Students Participate in "Refugee Experience"

Dr. Liang Wang

May 2015 - Dr. Liang Wang and Team to Study the Impact of Child Care Setting on Childhood Obesity

Dr. Liang Wang Featured in Penn State News

Dr. Ying Li

May 2015 - Dr. Ying Li Funded to Study Heat-Related Mortality from Global Climate Change

ASPPH Friday Letter

Dr. Kesheng Wang

May 2015 - Dr. Kesheng Wang Part of Inter-Professional Team to Study HIV Treatment

ASPPH Friday Letter

National Environmental Health Association

May 2015 - Environmental Health Students Accepted into National Environmental Public Health Internship Program

Billy Brooks and Dr. Arsham Alamian

May 2015 - College of Public Health Drug Abuse Research Featured in Illuminated Magazine

Janet Ayers

May 2015 - College of Public Health Alumna Receives Outstanding Alumna Award

 Graduation - May 2015

May 2015 - 62 Graduates Celebrate the End of a Remarkable Year


May 2015 - Johnson City Chapter of the Medical Group Management Association Offers Networking Opportunity

Student Comments on the Experience

Summit Awards 2015

May 2015- Students and Faculty Recognized for Excellence in Service and Campus Leadership

College of Public Health Students Selected for Who’s Who

Nepal Earthquake

April 2015 - Doctoral Student Ruby Yadav Leads Effort to Respond to Nepal Earthquake

Tobacco Free

April 2015 - East Tennessee State University's Tobacco Policy Research Program Explores Support for Tobacco-Free Policies and Campuses

Appalachia Funders

April 2015 - Dr. Mike Stoots and Dr. Randy Wykoff Featured in Appalachian Funders Network Video about the Appalachian Transition

ETSU Featured Video Times:
[0:33 - 1:06] [10:19 - 10:47] - Randy Wykoff
[4:50 - 6:03]  - Wendy Nehring and Patti Van Hook 
(College of Nursing)
[6:03 - 7:03] - Mike Stoots

Student Awards 2015

April 2015 - Student Awards Ceremony Winners 


Save the Doodads

April 2015 - ETSU teaming up with Men's Health Network to 'Save the Doodads'

Dr. Megan Quinn

April 2015 - Dr. Megan Quinn Wins Wesleyan Young Alumna Award

ASPPH Friday Letter

Dr. Ying Li

April 2015 - Article by Dr. Ying Li Published in Air Quality, Atmosphere & Health

Appalachian Student Research Forum

April 2015 - College of Public Health Has Impressive Showing at the Appalachian Student Research Forum

Rickie Carter

April 2015 - Rickie Carter Wins Two Outstanding Student Awards

Alumna Lauren Shade

April 2015 - Lauren Shade, Environmental Health Alumna, Featured for Her Work Controlling Ebola

Billy Brooks

April 2015 - Doctoral Candidate Billy Brooks Leads Panel on Prescription Drug Abuse and Misuse

Dr. David Blackley

April 2015 - Alumnus Dr. David Blackley Writes Article on Ebola in Liberia

Many Mountains Plenary Panel

March 2015 - Dean Wykoff Delivers Plenary Presentation at 38th Appalachian Studies Conference

Dr. Katie Baker

March 2015 - CORE Champion Award Winners Named

Dr Colleen Scott

March 2015 - Alumna Dr. Colleen Scott Authors Report for the CDC

Dr. Tricia Metts

March 2015 - Metts Cited in The Appalachian Voice Article

Tyler Carpenter

March 2015 - Tyler Carpenter Wins Tennessee Public Health Association’s Student Video Challenge for the East Grand Division

Water Quality

March 2015 - Grant allows ETSU trio to work on water quality in Rwandan village

Dr. Kate Beatty

March 2015 - Beatty analyzes relationships between hospitals, health departments

Jennifer Hunt

March 2015 - Jennifer Hunt Joins College of Public Health as Instructor in Health Services Management and Policy

Kate Beatty

March 2015 - Kate Beatty and Team Receive Appalachia Funders Network Grant 

Friday Letter

Janice Greene

March 2015 - Doctoral Student Janice Greene Receives National Honor

The Manufacturing Institute Feature

Ginny Kidwell

March 2015 - Tennessee Institute of Public Health Awarded BlueCross BlueShield Grant

Friday Letter

Dr. Randy Wykoff and Dr. Rob Pack

March 2015 - Dr. Rob Pack and Dr. Randy Wykoff Elected to Association Leadership Positions

Hazel Robinson

February 2015 - Hazel Robinson Announced as Research Services Manager

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

Friday Letter

 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

Archived News Articles

Dean's Notes and Newsletters

The Monday Dose

Upcoming Events


Labor Day Holiday

Tennessee Public Health Association Annual Meeting

College-Wide Meeting
(9/18) 9 AM
Lamb Hall 116

PDAM Grand Rounds
(9/18) 12 PM
Lamb Hall 116

Meet the Professor
(9/18) 2:30 PM
Lamb Hall 116

50/60/50 Week Celebration


Breakfast with the Expert
(10/6) 8:15 AM
Lamb Hall 116

Fall Break

Health Professions Recruitment Fair
(10/21) 1 PM


Breakfast with the Expert
(11/10) 8:15 AM
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Breakfast with the Expert
(12/1) 8:15 AM
Lamb Hall 116

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