04/25/2011

Let’s talk about health: Department of Community Medicine to sponsor student poster presentations

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The West Virginia University Department of Community Medicine will host its annual Student Poster Presentation Session on Tuesday, April 26. The session will feature more than 150 health-related poster presentations from both undergraduate and graduate students.

“Every year, we see unique and interesting research done by the students on topics ranging from human trafficking to different types of cancers in men and women to body piercing,” Ruth Kershner, Ed.D., professor in the Department of Community Medicine, said. “We encourage students, faculty, staff and members of the community to attend and enjoy an evening of discussion and enlightenment about numerous health topics.”

Arthur Ross, M.D., dean of the WVU School of Medicine will deliver opening remarks at 6 p.m. in the John E. Jones Conference Center near the Health Sciences Center cafeteria. The poster session will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria. 

Classes participating in the session include: Women’s Health, Men’s Health, Gender and Violence and Environmental Health.

Light refreshments will be served, and the students will be present to discuss their topics and answer questions.
 

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For more information:
Angela Jones, HSC News Service, 304-293-7087
jonesan@wvuhealthcare.com
asj: 04-21-11

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