Associated Organizations

West Virginia Rural Health Association (WVRHA) 

The West Virginia Rural Health Association (WVRHA) advocates for empowering all West Virginians to advance their quality of life, their well-being and their access to excellence in rural health care. Our mission is to unite people, communities and organizations to strengthen rural health in West Virginia.

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National Rural Health Association (NRHA)

The association’s mission is to provide leadership on rural health issues through advocacy, communications, education and research.

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West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission

The Commission develops and oversees a public policy agenda for West Virginia’s four-year colleges and universities. Comprised of a 10-member board, the Commission works with institutions on accomplishing their missions and carrying out state procedures. A source of support for institutions and students, the Commission’s work includes academic affairs, administrative services, finance and facilities, financial aid, health sciences, human resources, legal services, policy and planning, science and research, and student affairs.

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Appalachian Care Chronicles Podcast

West Virginia Bureau for Public Health

The Mission of the Bureau for Public Health is to have healthy people and communities and to help shape the environments within which people and  communities can be safe and healthy.  

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Try This West Virginia

This is a smorgasbord of do-able, practical ideas that can help us turn our dreams of a healthier community into reality.

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WVU Extension Service

WVU Extension Service creates opportunities for the future of West Virginia. Our goal is to build and sustain a safer, healthier and more productive way of life for those living all over the Mountain State.

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