WVU School of Public Health Dean Gregory Hand, Ph.D., M.P.H., announced that Keith Zullig, Ph.D., M.S.P.H., has accepted the chair position of the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBHS). Dr. Zullig has been serving as interim department chair throughout the organization of the School of Public Health and the department’s first years.

"I believe that Dr. Zullig has done an excellent job in managing the School’s largest department and has the vision and leadership capacity to prepare the department for its next period of development and growth," Dr. Hand said. "I hope that you will join me in thanking Dr. Zullig for his work in developing SBHS and for his willingness to provide leadership as we go forward."