A West Virginia University researcher wants to remind parents of the important role they play in terms of shaping their children’s self-image and relationship with food.
Elizabeth Claydon, assistant professor in the WVU Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, said that eating disorders and other weight- or eating-related disorders pose an intergenerational cycle of risk. She and her School of Public Health colleagues explored the risks in a 2018 study.
In a powerful short documentary film, Elaine McMillion Sheldon addresses public health in West Virginia through the story of grant-funded youth programs that temporarily provide short-term after-school activities for kids.
WVU in the News: WVU administrators discuss COVID-19 safety and more during Return to Campus Conversation
As late January approaches, West Virginia University students are heading back to campus to begin the spring semester.
The West Virginia University School of Public Health Occupational Medicine residency program has been reaccredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, making it one of 23 accredited programs in the nation. WVU’s program is the only one of its kind in the Appalachian region.