News and Events


July 2015 - Book on Undergraduate Public Health Education Features Articles by ETSU Faculty 

Chuck Patton

July 2015 - Chuck Patton and Committee Bring National POW Exhibit to Reece Museum

Julie Obenauer-Motley

July 2015 - Doctoral Students Use a Bicycle to Solve a Problem in the Developing World

Dr. Liang Wang

July 2015 - Liang Wang Reports on the Relationship of Obesity and Asthma in Respiratory Medicine

Angie Hagaman and Stephanie Mathis

July 2015 - Angie Hagaman and Stephanie Mathis Partner with Carter County to Implement Overdose Prevention Project

Friday Letter

Dr. Joel Hillhouse

July 2015 - Dr. Joel Hillhouse Authors Research Letter for JAMA Dermatology

Friday Letter

Tomato Workers in the Field

June 2015 - Graduate Students Collaborate on Occupational Health Issues Affecting Migrant Tomato Workers

Dr. Mildred Maisonet

June 2015 - Dr. Mildred Maisonet Authors Publications on the Long-Term Consequences of Prenatal Exposure to Environmental Contaminants

Dr. Bernard Kerr

June 2015 - Alumnus Dr. Bernard Kerr, Jr. Receives Faculty Distinguished Service Award for Central Michigan University

Dr. Katie Baker and Dr. Joel Hillhouse

June 2015 - Dr. Katie Baker and Dr. Joel Hillhouse to Study Social Media for Mother-Daughter Health Communication

Ginny Kidwell

June 2015 - Tennessee Institute of Public Health at ETSU awarded major grant

Dr. Randy Wykoff

June 2015 - Dean Wykoff Presents Keynote Presentation at 20th Annual Tennessee Valley Corridor Summit

Dr. Megan Quinn

May 2015 - Dr. Megan Quinn to Study ESSENTIALS Course

Interprofessional Education Program Students Participate in “Refugee Experience”

May 2015 - Interprofessional Education Program Students Participate in "Refugee Experience"

Dr. Liang Wang

May 2015 - Dr. Liang Wang and Team to Study the Impact of Child Care Setting on Childhood Obesity

Dr. Liang Wang Featured in Penn State News

Dr. Ying Li

May 2015 - Dr. Ying Li Funded to Study Heat-Related Mortality from Global Climate Change

ASPPH Friday Letter

Dr. Kesheng Wang

May 2015 - Dr. Kesheng Wang Part of Inter-Professional Team to Study HIV Treatment

ASPPH Friday Letter

National Environmental Health Association

May 2015 - Environmental Health Students Accepted into National Environmental Public Health Internship Program

Billy Brooks and Dr. Arsham Alamian

May 2015 - College of Public Health Drug Abuse Research Featured in Illuminated Magazine

Janet Ayers

May 2015 - College of Public Health Alumna Receives Outstanding Alumna Award

 Graduation - May 2015

May 2015 - 62 Graduates Celebrate the End of a Remarkable Year


May 2015 - Johnson City Chapter of the Medical Group Management Association Offers Networking Opportunity

Student Comments on the Experience

Summit Awards 2015

May 2015- Students and Faculty Recognized for Excellence in Service and Campus Leadership

College of Public Health Students Selected for Who’s Who

Nepal Earthquake

April 2015 - Doctoral Student Ruby Yadav Leads Effort to Respond to Nepal Earthquake

Tobacco Free

April 2015 - East Tennessee State University's Tobacco Policy Research Program Explores Support for Tobacco-Free Policies and Campuses

Appalachia Funders

April 2015 - Dr. Mike Stoots and Dr. Randy Wykoff Featured in Appalachian Funders Network Video about the Appalachian Transition

ETSU Featured Video Times:
[0:33 - 1:06] [10:19 - 10:47] - Randy Wykoff
[4:50 - 6:03]  - Wendy Nehring and Patti Van Hook 
(College of Nursing)
[6:03 - 7:03] - Mike Stoots

Student Awards 2015

April 2015 - Student Awards Ceremony Winners 


Save the Doodads

April 2015 - ETSU teaming up with Men's Health Network to 'Save the Doodads'

Dr. Megan Quinn

April 2015 - Dr. Megan Quinn Wins Wesleyan Young Alumna Award

ASPPH Friday Letter

Dr. Ying Li

April 2015 - Article by Dr. Ying Li Published in Air Quality, Atmosphere & Health

Appalachian Student Research Forum

April 2015 - College of Public Health Has Impressive Showing at the Appalachian Student Research Forum

Rickie Carter

April 2015 - Rickie Carter Wins Two Outstanding Student Awards

Alumna Lauren Shade

April 2015 - Lauren Shade, Environmental Health Alumna, Featured for Her Work Controlling Ebola

Billy Brooks

April 2015 - Doctoral Candidate Billy Brooks Leads Panel on Prescription Drug Abuse and Misuse

Dr. David Blackley

April 2015 - Alumnus Dr. David Blackley Writes Article on Ebola in Liberia

Many Mountains Plenary Panel

March 2015 - Dean Wykoff Delivers Plenary Presentation at 38th Appalachian Studies Conference

Dr. Katie Baker

March 2015 - CORE Champion Award Winners Named

Dr Colleen Scott

March 2015 - Alumna Dr. Colleen Scott Authors Report for the CDC

Dr. Tricia Metts

March 2015 - Metts Cited in The Appalachian Voice Article

Tyler Carpenter

March 2015 - Tyler Carpenter Wins Tennessee Public Health Association’s Student Video Challenge for the East Grand Division

Water Quality

March 2015 - Grant allows ETSU trio to work on water quality in Rwandan village

Dr. Kate Beatty

March 2015 - Beatty analyzes relationships between hospitals, health departments

Jennifer Hunt

March 2015 - Jennifer Hunt Joins College of Public Health as Instructor in Health Services Management and Policy

Kate Beatty

March 2015 - Kate Beatty and Team Receive Appalachia Funders Network Grant 

Friday Letter

Janice Greene

March 2015 - Doctoral Student Janice Greene Receives National Honor

The Manufacturing Institute Feature

Ginny Kidwell

March 2015 - Tennessee Institute of Public Health Awarded BlueCross BlueShield Grant

Friday Letter

Dr. Randy Wykoff and Dr. Rob Pack

March 2015 - Dr. Rob Pack and Dr. Randy Wykoff Elected to Association Leadership Positions

Hazel Robinson

February 2015 - Hazel Robinson Announced as Research Services Manager

Carter Florence

February 2015 - Doctoral Student Carter Florence to Present Psychiatry Grand Rounds

 Beth O'Connell

February 2015 - Doctoral Student Beth O'Connell Research Featured on Capitol Hill

Jodi Southerland

February 2015 - Faculty and Students Co-Author Paper on School Personnel Perceptions of Obesity Prevention Programs

Friday Letter

 Tri-Cities Community Health Forum

February 2015 - Tennessee Institute of Public Health Co-Plans Tri-Cities Community Health Forum

Dr. Megan Quinn

February 2015 - Quinn to speak on raising cervical cancer awareness in Nicaragua

Marc Stevens and Dr. Liang Wang

February 2015 - Marc Stevens and Dr. Liang Wang Featured in Illuminated Magazine

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Faculty Convocation
(8/21) 9 AM
Culp Auditorium

First Day of Classes 

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