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.
Our WKU Department of Public Health has a new publication in Science Direct! Ethan Given, a graduate of our Masters in Public Health (MPH) program is second author in publication.
WKU’s Institute for Rural Health, part of the College of Health and Human Services, has received a $2,500 grant from the Kentucky Dental Association.
The Environmental Health Science (EHS) degree program at Western Kentucky University (WKU) was awarded a Training Project Grant (TPG) by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)/ National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) in Ju
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