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We promote excellence in public health practice and connect you to the research, training and service activities needed to improve population health.

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Our researchers tackle a wide range of topics affecting population health. Use our database below to find a researcher that is addressing your areas of interest. Check out our centers, too. Let's collaborate!

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Research Centers

WV Prevention Research Center

The West Virginia Prevention Research Center conducts and translates community-partnered research that results in tangible public health strategies and products to improve patient and population health and reduce chronic disease health disparities.

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Office of Health Services Research

The WVU Office of Health Services Research providers quality of care improvement, health analytics, evaluation, practice-based research, and applied research support and coaching to health systems and community-based organizations to help address priority health conditions and concerns.

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Services and Training

Occupational Medicine

Occupational Medicine provides the full spectrum of occupational and environmental medicine care, with services ranging from physical exams to health screens to hearing conservation.

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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at WVU provides educational programs and opportunities for adults ages 50 and over.

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Public Health Training Center

The Public Health Training Center provides skill-based training and continuing education opportunities targeted to the needs of the public health workforce and health care providers.

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Recent News

WVU in the News: Opinion: Are we underreporting veteran suicides?

Deseret News has featured the research of Dr. Ian Rockett in an article on the potential underreporting of veteran suicides. Dr. Rockett is a professor emeritus and epidemiologist in the West Virginia University School of Public Health, and has been studying suicide classification throughout his career.