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INSTITUTE FOR RURAL HEALTH RECEIVES GRANT FROM DELTA DENTAL OF KENTUCKY

Feb 2nd, 2018

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – The Institute for Rural Health, part of WKU’s College of Health and Human Services, has received a $20,000 grant from Delta Dental of Kentucky’s philanthropic initiative, Making Smiles Happen.

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Professor receives grant from Jessie Ball duPont Fund for Service Dog Awareness Program

Jan 18th, 2018

Dr. Darbi Haynes-Lawrence, an Associate Professor of Child & Family Studies in the College of Health & Human Services, has received a grant from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund to support her Service Dog Awareness Program.

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CSD Senior Selected for Simucase Ambassador Position

Dec 1st, 2017

Communication Sciences and Disorders Senior, Emma Feige, has been selected for the Simucase Ambassador Program. Simucase is an online program which allows aspiring and current speech-language pathologists to practice assessment and treatment with virtua

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New WKU research center will give students the reins

Nov 27th, 2017

Western Kentucky University students will have more hands-on opportunities to study prevention of workplace accidents, emergencies and health issues with this week’s opening of the WKU Center for Environmental and Workplace Health.

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WKU College of Health and Human Services Opens Student-Applied Research Center

Nov 17th, 2017

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).

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Public Health Graduate Student Awarded for Research Proposal

Nov 15th, 2017

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".

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WKU vs. MTSU Blood Drive accepting appointments

Nov 3rd, 2017

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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WKU Student Receives Athletic Administration Authorization

Oct 31st, 2017

Jake Stenberg, a student in the Recreation & Sport Administration online graduate program, recently obtained his Athletic Administration Authorization in the state of Iowa.

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Public Health Students Provide Health Education and Services at Inaugural Bowling Green Pride

Oct 31st, 2017

On Saturday, October 21, 2017, students from the Department of Public Health in the College of Health and Human Services volunteered with the Barren River District Health Department and the BRIGHT Coalition to provide public health services and education

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CSD Senior Selected for National Student State Officer Position

Oct 27th, 2017

Communication Sciences and Disorders Senior, Alexa Colvin, has been selected as Kentucky’s National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSSLHA) Student State Officer.

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WKU Foundation receives payment to fund the Graves Gilbert Clinic Endowment Fund for Excellence in Healthcare

Oct 24th, 2017

A Graves Gilbert Clinic Endowment Fund for Excellence in Healthcare has recently been established through a partnership with Western Kentucky University (WKU) and the WKU College of Health and Human Services (CHHS).

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WKU Department of Public Health has new Publication in Science Direct

Oct 9th, 2017

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.

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INSTITUTE FOR RURAL HEALTH RECEIVES GRANT FROM KENTUCKY DENTAL ASSOCIATION

Sep 25th, 2017

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.

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The Environmental Health Science (EHS) degree program at WKU was awarded a Training Project Grant

Aug 28th, 2017

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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CHHS Faculty Members Serving on Board of Directors for Local Agency

Jul 25th, 2017

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.

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WKU Institute for Rural Health Receives $50,000 Grant

Jul 10th, 2017

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.

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Multi-State Study Recently Published in INQUIRY: The Journal of Health Care Organization, Provision, and Financing

Jun 16th, 2017

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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