Center for Rural Health Research Authors Article on COVID-19 and Substance Use Disorders
Kate Beatty and Michael Meit, faculty in the East Tennessee State University College
of Public Health’s Center for Rural Health Research, have co-authored an article in
the Journal of Appalachian Health. Read more...
Appalachia's Diseases of Despair mortality rates higher than rest of the nation
“The ongoing disparities within Appalachia related to diseases of despair have broad
impacts on our Region’s children, families, and our communities,” says Michael Meit,
director of research and programs for ETSU’s Center for Rural Health Research and
NORC senior fellow, who led the research study. Read more...
ETSU College of Public Health COVID-19 videos surpass 25,000 views
Throughout the pandemic, East Tennessee State University’s College of Public Health
has mobilized its expertise and resources, posting almost 100 COVID-19 educational
videos, updates, and public service announcements, which have surpassed 25,000 views.
Tennessee Institute of Public Health Awarded Appalachian Regional Commission Grant
The Tennessee Institute of Public Health has been awarded a second grant from the
Appalachian Regional Commission to further expand the "Correctional Career Pathways"
program in Appalachian Tennessee. Read more...
College of Public Health Faculty and Students Publish on Tobacco Use in Students in
Dr. Hadii Mamudu has authored an article in the International Journal of Environmental
Research and Public Health. Read more...
Michael Meit Publishes Book Chapter on Appalachian Addiction
Michael Meit has authored a chapter in the recently released book, From the Front
Lines of the Appalachian Addiction Crisis. Read more...
ETSU awarded one of seven Rural Health Research Centers by HRSA
East Tennessee State University received one of seven Rural Health Research Center
grants, awarded by the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA), Federal
Office of Rural Health Policy, to create the Center for Substance Misuse in Rural
America. Read more...
ETSU, Virginia Tech awarded $2.6 million grant for opioids research
The National Institute on Drug Abuse recently awarded a $2.6 million grant to researchers
at East Tennessee State University and Virginia Tech to develop studies on how best
to provide support services for individuals being treated for opioid use disorder.
ETSU Health experts assist with plans to protect safety and health of campus, clinics
A team of experts from ETSU's health sciences colleges is helping the university navigate
important decisions and policies to protect the health and safety of the campus community
and ETSU Health clinics during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more...
Michael Meit featured on American Journal of Public Health podcast
Michael Meit, director of research and programs at the East Tennessee State University
Center for Rural Health Research, will be featured on a national podcast focusing
on rural public health. Read more...
College of Public Health Alumni and Faculty Publish on Tobacco Regulation in Appalachia
Dr. Hadii Mamudu, Full Professor for the Department of Health Services Management
and Policy in the East Tennessee State University College of Public Health, has authored
an article in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. Read more...
Ballad Health, ETSU partner with Harvard for study of rural hospitals
Ballad Health announced it will partner with the Harvard Medical School and the East
Tennessee State University Center for Rural Health Research for an independent study
of hospitals in rural areas. Read more...
College of Public Health provides COVID-19 videos, resources
From tips on how to follow the latest COVID-19 statistics to information about how
to stay safe and healthy, East Tennessee State University's College of Public Health
has created a clearinghouse of information related to the pandemic. Read more...