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WVU School of Public Health celebrating decade of critical work in improving population health through education, research and outreach

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Dr. Jeffrey Coben, dean of the WVU School of Public Health, speaks with a student. Coben will lead a number of activities to mark the 10th anniversary of the School of Public Health during the week of Oct. 24. (WVU Photo/Brian Persinger)

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WHAT: The West Virginia University School of Public Health marks 10 years of training professionals to create healthier communities. 

WHO: WVU School of Public Health faculty, staff and students along with community members 

WHEN: Oct. 25-28 

WHERE: WVU Health Sciences Center, 1 Medical Center Drive, Morgantown 


Opening Celebration 
Tuesday, Oct. 25 
10:30 a.m., Hostler Auditorium, Health Sciences Center 

Gordon Gee, University president; Dr. Clay Marsh, chancellor and executive dean, WVU Health Sciences; Dr. Jeff Coben, dean, School of Public Health; Laura Magaña, president and CEO, Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health; Jim Kaufman, president, West Virginia Hospital Association

Expert Panel: Current Trends and Issues in Public Health and Health Care 
Tuesday, Oct. 25 
Immediately after the Opening Celebration, Hostler Auditorium, Health Sciences Center 

Dr. Coben (Moderator); President Gee; Dr. Marsh; Magaña; Kaufman; J. Thomas Jones, chair, WVU Board of Governors 

Expert Panel: Leadership in Crisis: Lessons Learned from the Pandemic 
Friday, Oct. 28 
11:30 a.m., Okey Patteson Auditorium, Health Sciences Center 

Dr. Coben; Dr. Marsh; Dr. Lee Smith, health officer, Monongalia County Health Department; Bill Crouch, secretary, West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources; Dr. Margaret Kitt, retired deputy director of program, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, with moderator April Kaull, executive director of communications, University Relations 

See the full schedule of events.  

Read more about the School of Public Health. 



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