A new TEDX podcast features an interview with Dr. Michael McCawley of the School of Public Health's Department of Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences. In the interview, TEDX asks, "Can noise from fracking operations affect your health?"
McCawley shares his insight about the adverse health effects associated with stress from environmental noise exposure and how factors contributing to noise levels might not be effectively addressed through mitigation measures or setbacks.
"Fracking and Health: Ask an Expert" is available on Soundcloud, iTunes, Stitcher and the web.
Submit a question to Fracking and Health: Ask an Expert.
Daniel Shook, director of Mountain Safe in the WVU Injury Control Research Center, recently spoke with The Daily Athenaeum about the possibility and benefits of a public Sobering Center in Morgantown. Shook works with injury prevention in the Morgantown community as well as throughout the Appalachian region, and he’s helping make the Morgantown Sobering Center a reality.
SHAPE—the Student Healthcare Alliance for Promoting Equality—along with the West Virginia University Departments of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, the Division of Internal Medicine and the LGBTQ+ Center will be hosting a week-long series of lectures focusing on LGBTQ+ health at the Health Sciences Center.
The WVU School of Public Health is pleased to announce that Erik Carlton, DrPH, MS, will join the Department of Health Policy, Management and Leadership faculty and the Dean’s Academic Affairs leadership team as part of the School’s continued focus on leadership and innovation in education.