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Rural Health Interest Group

  • A student organized interdisciplinary group that meets from 12:00-1:00pm on the WVU Health Sciences Center campus once a month while class is in session-lunch is provided
  • Open to all students interested in rural health
  • A platform to learn about and discuss rural health issues, rural practice, and recruitment
  • Speakers are faculty, staff and rural health providers

All Disciplines and Health Professions Welcome!

Nominations for the the Rural Health Interest Group Leadership Council are now available. Voting begins today and ends on March 5, 2018. New members will be announced at the March 13, 2018 meeting.


Spring 2018 Meeting Schedule

January 23, 2018

Dr. Jeremy Herschler, 
"Russian Roulette in Opiate Use Disorder- You Can’t Get a Dead Addict into Recovery"
Assistant Professor and Addiction Psychiatrist
Department of Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry, WVU School of Medicine

January 25, 2018

Russell Doerr, Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE)
NARCAN Workshop
National Association of EMS Educators Instructor 
Simulation Specialist, WVU STEPS Lab

February 20, 2018

Dr. Lauren W. Morgan Swager, Associate Professor, WVU Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry
Dr. Susan Morgan, Professor, WVU School of Dentistry
"Strategies and Recommendations Designed to Assist Clinicians in Delivering and Supporting Effective Treatment for Tobacco Use and Dependence"

March 20, 2018

Dr. Joanna Bailey
"Patient-Centered Medical Homes"
Board Certified Family Physician, Tug River Health Association, Pineville, WV

Want to know more?

E-mail Grace Walkup Julia Meadows or contact us at  icrh@hsc.wvu.edu.