04/20/2006

WVU Community Medicine Students to Present Research Projects

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The West Virginia University Department of Community Medicine will host its fifth annual student poster presentation session from 6:30-8 p.m., Tuesday, April 25, at the Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center Cafeteria.

The session boasts over 150 poster presentations from both undergraduate and graduate students in seven community medicine classes on subjects including men’s and women’s health, environmental health, women and violence, and gender and violence.

The students will present a wide variety of research topics including Lyme disease, signs of domestic violence, erectile dysfunction, and effects of tobacco smoke in public places. 

“Every year promises to showcase unique and interesting research done by the students,” said Ruth Kershner, EdD, CHES, RN, of the Department of Community Medicine at WVU.

Light refreshments will be served, and the students will be present to discuss their topics and answer questions. Students, faculty, staff and the community are invited to attend and enjoy an evening of interesting health topics.

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For more information:
Ruth Kershner, (304) 293-7440
rkershner@hsc.wvu.edu
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