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WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for Wednesday night were canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

Public Health Faculty & Staff - Darlene Shearer

Darlene Shearer, DrPH

Darlene Shearer, DrPH

Associate Professor

Office:  Academic Complex 129A
Phone:  (270) 745-5868


  • Health Education and Program Planning
  • Public Health Issues in Women's Health (Graduate)
  • Public Health Capstone
  • Women's Health (Undergraduate)


  • Effectiveness of home-based early intervention programs for at risk infants and families
  • Health risk behaviour and health of women with low functional and cognitive ability
  • Sexual and behavioural health of adolescents
  • Evaluation of maternal and child health program



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 Last Modified 9/24/14