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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!

Fall 2018 Meeting Schedule
Room 1909 HSC-N
12:00pm to 12:50pm

September 11, 2018

"West Virginia Culture and Rural Medicine"
Dr. Larry Rhodes

Professor, WVU School of Medicine
Director of Rural Programs
Department of Pediatrics/Pediatric Cardiology  

October 16, 2018

"Medical Marijuana and Rural Communities"
Mark Garofoli, PharmD, MBA, BCGP
Director of Experiential Learning, Department of Clinical Pharmacy
Assistant Professor, WVU School of Pharmacy 

Jesse J. Richardson, Jr.
Lead Land Use Attorney, Land Use and Sustainable Development Law Clinic
Professor of Law, WVU College of Law.

November 13, 2018

“Pharmacy Practice in a Critical Access Hospital”
Kari Cooper, PharmD
Director of Pharmacy
Pocahontas Memorial Hospital


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