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April - 2014

April 2014 - 16th Well-A-Palooza A Healthy Success

April 2014 - Roger Blackwell Wins ETSU Outstanding Dissertation Award for 2014

April 2014 - Class Project Facilitates State Tobacco Control Efforts

April 2014 - Allan Forsman Passes 2 Million Downloads

April 2014 - Marc Stevens Featured in "National Public Health Week" Video

National Public Health Week Video (Marc is at the 0:57 and 3:29 points)

April 2014 - Undergraduate Students Develop Anti-Smoking Public Service Announcement

Public Service Announcement Video

     

March - 2014

March 2014 - Doctoral Students Publish on Farmers Market

March 2014 - Disaster drill gives ETSU students real-world test
March 2014 - ETSU Student Presenting at 2014 National STD Prevention Conference
March 2014 - The Tortilla Experience featured in the March edition of the Nation's Health from the American Public Health Association      

February - 2014

February 2014 - Robin Pendley Co-Authors Paper on Quality Improvement in Diabetes Education

January - 2014

January 2014 - East Tennessee Academic Health Department Coordinator Plays Key Role in Community Health Status Assessment

January 2014 - East Tennessee Receives Grant to Study Trends in Doctoral Education in Public Health

January 2014 - Dr. Pack Speaks to Tennessee Senate on Prescription Opiate Abuse

Senate Presentation Video Link
(Dr. Pack's presentation begins at the 47:32 mark)

January 2014 - East Tennessee Student Co-Authors Paper on a Theoretical Model for Indoor Tanning

January 2014 - Dean Wykoff Testifies Before State Senate Committee

Senate Presentation Video Link
(The session begins at the 13:04 mark)

December - 2013

December 2013 - ETSU tobacco expert: Public policy must change for usage to decline
December 2013 - East Tennessee Student Named to Statewide Men's Health Advisory Panel

November - 2013

November 2013 - Tennessee Institute of Public Health Receives ARC Grant
November 2013 - Dr. Khoury Recognized at ETSU 2013 Notable Women Award Winner

Video Presentation of the Award
November 2013 - International Health Education Opportunity for Dr. Jodi Southerland
November 2013 - East Tennessee Finds Local Health Department QI Related to Health Information Technology Use
November 2013 - East Tennessee Estimates the Prevalence of Adult Tobacco Consumption Choices in Sub-Saharan Africa

October - 2013

October 2013 - Dr. Arsham Alamian and his colleagues received a second RDC Grant to study metabolic syndrome among Hispanic children
October 2013 - East Tennessee Estimates Global Never-Smoking Youth Susceptibility to Cigarette Smoking
October 2013 - Dr. Liang Wang featured in Dug Dug article Cesarean Section and the Risk of Overweight in Grade 6 Children
October 2013 - Teamwork Through Tortillas: Roan Scholars Learn Leadership with Agricultural Exercise

September - 2013

September 2013 - East Tennessee Student Wins Prestigious 2013 Michael DeBakey Award
September 2013 - ETSU Masters Installed as President of Tennessee Public Health Association
September 2013 - ETSU Doctoral Student Organizes Prostate Cancer Symposium
September 2013 - East Tennessee Epidemiologist Elected to APHA Epidemiology Section Governing Council
September 2013 - East Tennessee Vice President and Former Dean Inducted into the Tennessee Women's Hall of Fame

August - 2013

August 2013 - Public Health Pride Week Door Contest Winners Announced
August 2013 - Environmental Health Alumnus' Work with Nano-particles Highlighted

July - 2013

July 2013 - Dr. Robin Pendley appointed to TNCPE Board of Examiners
July 2013 - East Tennessee Student Interns Organize Community Assessment for Public Health Emergency Response

June - 2013

June 2013 - ETSU receives $2.2 million NIDA grant to help battle nation's prescription drug abuse epidemic
June 2013 - ETSU interprofessional researcher team: Pharmacists, prescribers have different perceptions of prescription drug abuse problem

May - 2013

May 2013 - ETSU researcher on tanning: Don't scrimp on the sunscreen
May 2013 - ETSU Faculty Featured on the Dangers of Tanning
May 2013 - Interview with David Blackley, epidemiology graduate
May 2013 - Dr. Tuckson speaks at Leading Voices
May 2013 - Dr. Dreyzehner speaks at Leading Voices
May 2013 - Chair of ETSU Department of Health Sciences co-authors new book

April - 2013

April 2013 - East Tennessee Student Awarded National Research Council Research Associateship Award
April 2013 - ETSU Farmers Market returns with more vendors, cooking demonstrations

March - 2013

March 2013 - County Health Rankings reveal positive signs for Northeast Tennessee
March 2013 - Doctoral Student Marc Stevens Presents at National Conference
March 2013 - Leading Voices Speaker: Caution eroding modern research university
March 2013 - Tennessee Institute of Public Health receives grant from National Network of Public Health Institutes

February - 2013

February 2013 - John Hopkins professor will discuss the need to 'Rethink' water as part of Leading Voices series
February 2013 - Study by ETSU professor reveals high prevalence of physical disability, chronic disease among women on Medicaid

January - 2013

January 2013 - Health majors at ETSU launch organization to promote teamwork

December - 2012

December 2012 - Health Rankings 2012
December 2012 - Eastman Chemical Board Chair and CEO James Rogers and ETSU's Dr. Allan Forsman to speak at ETSU fall Commencement ceremonies

November - 2012

November 2012 - They Are the World: International Students Celebrate Week (JPG)
November 2012 - COPH Student Council Hosts Alumni Career Panel
November 2012 - ETSU Researcher finds women who smoke are more likely to have overweight children

October - 2012

October 2012 - Teaching with more than books: Public health essentials course offers hands-on education (PDF)

October 2012 - Book chapter from ETSU COPH presents the ABCDEs' of rural health disparities

October 2012 - ETSU researcher receives grant from CDC to study use of private tanning facilities

September - 2012

September 2012 - ETSU's Jarvis named to THEC
September 2012 - College of Public Health Spring/Summer 2012 Newsletter
September 2012 - The Farmers Market at East Tennessee State University Returns to Campus
September 2012 - ETSU interim Chair of Environmental Health Elected President of Professional Group
September 2012 - ETSU Campus Decorating Winners for 2012
September 2012 - Natasha Rutherford Makes a Difference for HEAL Appalachia Program
September 2012 - Regional Factors: Investigating the high rate of lung cancer in Appalachia
September 2012 - Dean Wykoff comments on new projections of obesity rates in Tennessee
September 2012 - Two from ETSU College of Public Health elected to TPHA leadership positions

August - 2012

August 2012 - ETSU skin cancer prevention researcher earns publication in three academic journals – all in the same week
August 2012 - LIFEPATH conference includes wide spectrum of topics for health care workers
August 2012 - ETSU dean leads national panel that identifies core components of undergraduate public health education

July - 2012

June 2012 - ETSU doctoral candidate in environmental health receives national attention for study of nanoparticles

July 2012 - East Tennessee Regional Health Forum facilitated by the Tennessee Institute of Public Health

June - 2012

June 2012 - ETSU public health training center will draw officials from eight states

June 2012 - APHA student newsletter publishes article by ETSU Public Health student Rachel Ward

June 2012 - ETSU becomes one of only 15 schools to offer dual PharmD/MPH program

May - 2012

May 2012 - Tennessee Institute of Public Health Co-Sponsors West Tennessee Event

April - 2012

April 2012 - ETSU sororities excel in public health challenge

April 2012 - PUBH Course Rubric/Prefix to Change

April 2012 - College of Public Health Student Awards Luncheon, April 6 2012

April 2012 - ETSU presents "Stop The Chaos," A Campus and Community Education Forum. Addressing Substance Abuse

March - 2012

March 2012 - Six Tennessee Commissioners of Health Gathering for ETSU's 'Leading Voices' Lecture
Public Health Student Launches New Farmers' Market
Farmers market to be held at ETSU
March 2012 - ETSU students serving as delegates to World Model United Nations

February - 2012

February 2012 - ASPH Hosts Undergraduate Public Health Education Expert Panel
February 2012 - Adjunct Faculty Named CEO
February 2012 - National magazine names Johnson City one of the nation’s best cities for attending medical school
February 2012 - TNIPH Receives Grant to Increase Awareness of County Health Rankings
February 2012 - East Tennessee Student Granted Funds for Free Program to Curb Childhood Obesity
February 2012 - East Tennessee Hosts the Second Annual "Evening of Health, Wellness, and the Arts"

January - 2012

January 2012 - College of Public Health Snapshot
January 2012 - ETSU Faculty Member Authors New Book on Policies Behind Global Tobacco Control
January 2012 - Dean of ETSU College of Public Health testifying before General Assembly on state's overall health.  Dean Wykoff's testimony can be found here and begins around 10:00
January 2012 - ETSU Doctoral Students Featured in the American Public Health Association Student Assembly Newsletter

December - 2011

ETSU's Dr. Arsham Alamian receives award of excellence for dissertation
ETSU official proud of state's health report, wants to see more improvement
College of Public Health Fall 2011 Newsletter

November - 2011

East Tennessee Faculty Co-Author Key Report on "The Community as Classroom"
The East Tennessee State University College of Public Health will bring the China-Tennessee Health Education Training Institute to a close on Friday with an enduring symbol of fellowship for their colleagues from China: the sharing of a Thanksgiving meal.
ETSU chooses Dr. David Linville as acting executive director for Rural and Community Health
DrPH candidate Katie Baker discusses her NIH-funded research and the College of Public Health on WETS Community Forum program
Chinese delegation visits ETSU to learn more about public health
Chinese delegation turns to ETSU College of Public Health for two weeks of education, insight
Field presentation videos

October - 2011

East Tennessee Doctoral Student Wins Prestigious Award
Johnson City Press reports how College of Public Health student "Duo brings basic aid to South Africa"

September - 2011

College of Public Health presents awards of excellence to faculty, staff
ETSU 'Breakfast with the Experts' series to feature head of new accountable care organization
College of Public Health Adjunct named Commissioner of Health
East Tennessee Professor Wins University-Wide Distinguished Faculty Award in Research

August - 2011

ETSU Community Health Professor Dr. Joel Hillhouse featured on CBS Sunday Morning

July - 2011

College of Public Health faculty target obesity with research, teaching and service. Two recent articles include: Obesity: National health crisis hits home and Research, teaching, awareness: ETSU tackles obesity
LIFEPATH Holding Training Conference for Public Health Workers
Health Care Hero Award Winners Feted for Excellence in Research, Medical Practice

June - 2011

East Tennessee’s Scheuerman and Baker Pen Articles for Now & Then: The Appalachian Magazine
The Environmental Health of Appalachia and the Role of the Environmental Health Program at ETSU
Bread and Butter Pickles: A Green Southern Tread
ETSU Dean Addresses Conference in Wisconsin on Importance of Public Health Profession
College of Public Health researcher receives RDC grant to pursue breakthrough in lipid physiology
East Tennessee Students Selected for ASPIRE Appalachia Scholarship
Late professor's work recognized as ETSU College of Public Health receives NIH grant to curb obesity among young people

May - 2011

Inaugural 2011 Breakfast with the Expert series a success
Appalachian Student Research Forum
East Tennessee State University Selects Three Students for the Frist Global Health Leaders Program
College of Public Health Spring 2011 Newsletter: Celebrating Over 50 Years of Public Health Education

April - 2011

Dr. Dubey joins panel to educate ETSU community about water systems

February - 2011

College of Public Health professor becomes a hit on iTunes University

January - 2011

ETSU study: Smaller hospitals in rural areas usually operate more efficiently than their larger counterparts
Legacy of service: Groups donate time to community projects in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.
Leading Voices in Public Health lecture will feature witty, touching performances from the patient’s perspective

December - 2010

ETSU study highlights mother’s role in influencing a daughter’s likelihood to become indoor tanner
Tennessee climbs to No. 42 in health rankings

November - 2010

ETSU’s Leading Voices in Public Health Lecture Series rich with expert voices
Association of Academic Health Centers appoints Dr. Wilsie Bishop to board
College of Public Health Fall 2010 Newsletter: Celebrating Over 50 Years of Public Health Education
Bristol's Pioneering Healthier Communities presents Dr. Randy Wykoff — Dean of ETSU's College of Public Health presents "The Current (Desperate) Health of Our Region"

October - 2010

Health care journal names study by ETSU’s Dr. Brian Martin one of top publications for 2010
ETSU grant funding hits record high
ETSU Public Health Student Association organizing World Food Day effort

September - 2010

ETSU College of Public Health receives $3.25 million grant to establish statewide training center for public health professionals
ETSU College of Public Health Researcher receives $2.7 million grant for indoor tanning study

August - 2010

ETSU College of Public Health presents faculty, staff awards
ETSU faculty, Public Health Service officers will gather with students prior to RAM to discuss response to health crises

July - 2010

Quillen College of Medicine students can now simultaneously pursue master's degree at ETSU College of Public Health
Drs. Pack and Wykoff recently penned articles for Now and Then:  The Appalachian Magazine.  Dr. Pack’s article describes the problem of prescription drug abuse in Appalachia, and Dr. Wykoff’s article  offers an historical perspective on public health in Appalachia.  Now and Then:  The Appalachian Magazine is a biannual publication of the Center for Appalachian Studies and Services at ETSU.

June - 2010

Hope Through Healing Hands Foundation’s First Global Health Leaders blog features field work of College of Public Health students in Honduras, Peru and Rwanda
ETSU College of Public Health receives Pfizer Visiting Professor Award

May - 2010

In young tanners, fear of wrinkling is worse than cancer
ETSU College of Public Health presents awards of excellence to students
ETSU College of Public Health inducts new members into Delta Omega honor society

April - 2010

TNIPH Will Use Grant to Support Statewide Health Improvement Efforts
Mountain States Health Alliance and ETSU College of Public Health partner to launch HEAL Appalachia
Dean Wykoff explains how HEAL Appalachia grant money will be used to fight obesity in kids
Introducing the eRate

March - 2010

Big Kenny, from the country duo "Big & Rich" delivers Leading Voices lecture and sponsors public health students from the ETSU College of Public Health

February - 2010

Health, Education Discussed At Regional Symposium: Dean Randy Wykoff, Oliver "Buzz" Thomas, Dr. Kimberly Ferguson and Dr. Janie Snyder comprise panel
College of Public Health’s report on Tennessee Coordinated School Health program reveals encouraging trend on reducing childhood obesity
Tennessee Institute of Public Health provides updated information, resources, and an OP-ED for the County Health Rankings Report.

December - 2009

Director of Partnership for an HIV-Free Generation latest speaker in ETSU's Leading Voices series

November - 2009

ETSU’s College of Public Health assumes management of Tennessee Institute of Public Health

October - 2009

ETSU’s College of Public Health receives accreditation from Council on Education for Public Health
Researcher studies tactics used by tobacco companies to promote crop while suppressing health concerns in developing nations
U.S. Assistant Surgeon General Rutstein invited by ETSU to speak October 6 on emergency preparedness

September - 2009

College of Public Health offers students an ‘up-and-coming’ major

April - 2009

ETSU students eligible to apply for Frist Global Health Scholars program
Study finds link between experiences with the health care system and women's use of cancer screening services
ETSU's Dr. Ken Silver designated as certified public health professional
ETSU health programs listed in U.S.News & World Report
ETSU offering radiography program in Sevierville beginning this fall
NIH funds study of depression caused by stress
Coalition to release State Comprehensive Cancer Plan
ETSU medical students develop film, book collection that teaches importance of compassionate care

March - 2009

  Leading Voices in Public Health: Dr. Nicole Lurie

February - 2009

ETSU to host major conference on wound healing

January - 2009

ETSU recruiting young children for language research study
ETSU research study offers free personal training sessions
ETSU research study offers free personal training sessions
Niswonger Foundation contributes to Public Health
Yasoo Health launches new supplement for children, adults with special nutritional needs

December - 2008

ETSU students eligible to apply for Frist Global Health Scholars program
Leading AIDS expert to deliver lecture at ETSU

November - 2008

Study finds link between experiences with the health care system and women’s use of cancer screening services
ETSU College of Public Health compiling new state stroke registry

October - 2008

ETSU faculty to share findings from Appalachian health disparity studies

September - 2008

College of Public Health names three interim chairs

July - 2008

ETSU College of Public Health names Dr. Robert Pack
as Associate Dean

February - 2008

Study finds link between indicators of suicide and substance abuse
ETSU to go Tobacco Free

December - 2007

Pfizer names ETSU’s College of Public and Allied Health as winner of visiting professorship
National award presented to ETSU rural health program

November - 2007

ETSU has new epidemiology concentration in doctoral program

October - 2007

Congratulations to this year's recipients of the College's Foundation Award for excellence

September - 2007

Forbes Ranks Johnson City , TN 10th Best Smaller Metro for Business and Careers

June - 2007

Proposed College of Public Health would produce over $41 million annually for state

May - 2007

2007 Appalachian Summer Institute of Epidemiology

January - 2007

THEC approves ETSU plan to divide College of Public and Allied Health

November - 2006

Congratulations to Dr. Kurt Maier ...
Congratulations to Dr. Lynn Williams...

August - 2006

Project HOPE international executive named as Dean....

July - 2006

THEC approves doctoral programs....
New device helps diagnose vocal disorders

June - 2006

TBR approves new doctor of public health degree

April - 2006

ETSU physical therapy graduates lead state institutions with highest pass rate

March - 2006

TBR approves new doctoral program in environmental health sciences
Annual Lamb Lecture
Public Health Grand Rounds: Learning from Katrina...

February - 2006

Environmental Health Grad Student Awarded Research Grant

November - 2005

Parents play important role in helping kids with cleft palate, ETSU researcher says…
Breakthrough approach in treating speech disorders now available on software…
ETSU's Masini serves region as certified asthma educator
National conference on meth and drug problems to be hosted by ETSU
Stoots appointed to administrative role…
Matt Johnson Appointed Campus Coordinator for Tennessee Workforce Consortium …

October - 2005

Silver appointment to CBeIRB…
Public Health wins prestigious Delta Omega Curriculum Award!
Our Voice in Washington: Stewart Joins Health and Human Services
New College of Public Health Informational Meeting...
Jim Florence is New MPH Coordinator...
Rural Health Career Fair