Institute for Rural Health and Development Celebrates 10 Years
|Date: Friday, November 4th, 2011||Return to Archive|
This fall, the Institute for Rural Health Development and Research (IRHDR) celebrated 10 years of bringing dental services to rural areas of Kentucky.
The mission of the Mobile Health and Wellness Unit is to provide medical and dental services to residents living within WKU’s regional service area and to provide educational experiences for the students of Western Kentucky University.
In September, IRHDR was featured on "View from the Hill", a weekly segment highlighting the programs, people and happenings that make WKU a leading American university with international reach. To view this segment, please visit click here to be taken to the View from the Hill archive site (a transcript of the segment is also available at this address) or here to watch the segment on YouTube.
To learn more about the Institute for Rural Heath Development & Research, please visit http://www.wku.edu/irhdr/index.php.
Bowling Green, KY – Three faculty members from the WKU College of Health and Human Services have been chosen to serve on the Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Central Kentucky.
The WKU Institute for Rural Health (IRH) in the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) received a $50,000 grant from the Good Samaritan Foundation Inc., a ministry of the Kentucky Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church.
Drs. Mkanta and Chumbler and Mr. Ezekekwu (CHHS) and other team members, Dr. Yang and Mr. Abdollahi (Wayne State University), Dr. Saigal (University of Michigan), and Dr. Mejia de Grubb (Baylor College of Medicine) have recently completed a multi-state s
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