News and Events

Ebola Tabletop

October 2014 - ETSU hosts Ebola Table-top Exercise

ETSU student sends toys to kids in regions affected by Ebola

October 2014 - Alexis Decosimo featured in Johnson City Press article, Harvard newsletter, Chattanooga Sunday Times article, and press release for international effort to help children impacted by Ebola

Chris Bush and Milca Nunez

October 2014 - Student Interns in the Dominican Republic Named Volunteers of the Month by Project HOPE

Paula Masters

October 2014 - LIFEPATH gets new lifeblood thanks to two federal grants

Dr. Claudia Kozinetz

September 2014 - Claudia Kozinetz Elected to the Board of the American College of Epidemiology

TPHA Presidents

September 2014 - Incoming Tennessee Public Health Association President is the Second Consecutive On-line Alumnus

Randy Wykoff

September 2014 - Dean Wykoff Provides Keynote Speech at Georgia State of Public Health Conference

David Blackley

September 2014 - Alumnus Blackley Publishes Article on Resurgence of Black Lung Disease

Dr. Ying Li

September 2014 - Dr. Ying Li Joins Environmental Health Sciences

Dr. Michelle Chandley

September 2014 - Dr. Michelle Chandley Joins Health Sciences

Dr. Kate Beatty

September 2014 -Dr. Kate Beatty Joins Health Services Management and Policy

Dr. Joel Hillhouse

September 2014 - Joel Hillhouse featured in national magazine article about tanning

Dr. Claudia Kozinetz

August 2014 - Claudia Kozinetz Named Professor and Chair of Biostatistics and Epidemiology

 ETSU Pride 2014

August 2014 - College of Public Health wins ETSU Pride Campus Decorating Contest. . . . . for the Third Consecutive Year!


Dr. Liang Wang

August 2014 - ETSU Researchers find connection between prenatal smoke exposure, adolescent obesity

Dr. Patrick Brown

August 2014 - The POGIL effect: ETSU professor takes teaching method to new heights

Dr. Patrick Brown bringing education workshop to Johnson City

Dr. Katie Baker

August 2014 - Katie Baker elected to Washington County Commission

 Dr. Chris Pritchett

August 2014 - Dr. Pritchett's Lab Presents at American Society of Microbiology Meeting

Dr. Katie Baker

August 2014 - ETSU's interprofessional focus aims to change way health care is administered in region

Adam Jarvis

July 2014 - Student Internship Contributes to Novel State-wide Report 

Dr. Katie Baker

July 2014 - Dr. Katie Baker part of team to study "The Family Checkup


Rachel Ward and Christian Williams

July 2014 - Doctoral Students Rachel Ward and Christian Williams Publish Book Chapter

Ginny Kidwell

July 2014 - Regional Roadmap for a Healthier Appalachian Tennessee issues Interim Report

Interim Report

Dr. Katie Baker

July 2014 - Dr. Katie Baker featured in News Story and Article on Sun Exposure  

Jonathan Peterson

July 2014 - ETSU physiologist studying role of new gene in preventing fatty liver disease

Dr. Peterson received materials grant to support his research

Health Across Borders

June 2014 - State Street Project: Health Across Borders

Silas Tolan

June 2014 - Tolan to lead ETSU Community Health Centers

Amal Khoury

June 2014 - Dr. Khoury receives YW Tribute to Women award

Health Across Borders

May 2014 - Tennessee, Virginia health commissioners to discuss county health rankings

Hadii Mamudu

May 2014 - Dr. Mamudu Highlighted in Special Friday Letter Section

Dr. Zheng and Dr. Alamian

May 2014 - Study to focus on osteoporosis in men

Beth O'Connell

May 2014 - Quinn, Scheuerman and O'Connell to Study Field Indicator for Water Safety in the US and Rwanda

Jonathan Peterson

May 2014 - Peterson Funded to Research Novel Treatment for Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Arsham Alamian

May 2014 - Grant to study metabolic profile of at-risk population

Colleen Scott Joins Epidemic Intelligence Service in Global TB

May 2014 - Colleen Scott Joins Epidemic Intelligence Service in Global TB

Jennifer Hovatter

May 2014 - Alumna's Work on Lymphedema Highlighted in National News

Jenna Middlebrooks

May 2014 - Doctoral Student Joins United South and Eastern Tribes

Dr. Sean Fox

May 2014 - Health Sciences Faculty Receives Grant to Expand Foundations Course

16th Well-A-Palooza A Healthy Success

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

Dr. Roger Blackwell

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

COPH Students Facilitate Health Communications Training Workshop

April 2014 - Class Project Facilitates State Tobacco Control Efforts

Dr. Allan Forsman

April 2014 - Allan Forsman Passes 2 Million Downloads

Marc Stephens

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)

Carole Bowker and Kacey Kestner

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

Public Service Announcement Video

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Dean's Notes and Newsletters

The Monday Dose

Upcoming Events


Health Professions
Recruitment Fair
1 PM, Culp Center 3rd Floor Ballroom

PHSA Officer Meeting (10/23)
10 AM & 5 PM, Student Lounge

Leading Voices in Public Health -
Jim O'Hara (10/23)
6 PM, Millennium Centre
Livestream Link

Meet the Professor (10/24)
11 AM, Lamb Hall 116

ENVH Seminar, Dr. Shea Tuberty (10/24)
3 PM, Lamb Hall 132

PHSA Fender's Farm (10/24)
Meet in the CPA Parking Lot, 6 PM

Health Department
Meet and Greet
5:30 PM, Lamb Hall 116

Halloween Event (10/30-10/31)

ENVH Seminar, Toxicology (10/31)
3-4 PM, Lamb Hall 132


CEPH Site Visit (11/3-11/5)