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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!


2017- 2018 Meeting Schedule

September 11, 2017

Larry Rhodes, MD
"Appalachian Culture as it Pertains to Medical Professions"
Executive Director, WVU Institute for Community and Rural Health
WVU School of Medicine Clinical Pediatrics Faculty

October 16, 2017

Judy Siebart, RD, LD, CDE, MS
Dietitian, WVU School of Medicine, Family Medicine

November 7, 2017

Thomas Bias, PhD
"Healthcare in Rural Communities"
Director, Health Research Center, WVU School of Public Health
Assistant Professor, Department of Health Policy Management and Leadership

December 2017

North Central WV Toys for Tots Campaign serving the children of Doddridge, Harrison, Marion, Monongalia, Preston and Taylor counties
Toy Sorting event.

Want to know more?

E-mail Grace WalkupKrystal Steenwyk, Joanna Rose , Julia Meadows or contact us at  icrh@hsc.wvu.edu.