Institute for Rural Health and Development Celebrates 10 Years
|Date: Friday, November 4th, 2011||Return|
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.
Western Kentucky University’s College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) will honor the opening of their first student-applied research center, the WKU Center for Environmental and Workplace Health (CEWH).
Divya Gadde, a graduate student in our WKU Department of Public Health was recently awarded with funding to support her research proposal: "Assessment of Ergonomics in Indian Dental Practice".
WKU and the surrounding communities can now schedule an appointment to give blood during the WKU vs. MTSU Blood Drive competition on November 13-15, 2017 from 10:00am-6:00pm at the WKU Preston Center.
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