04/19/2012

WVU Department of Community Medicine to host student poster session April 24

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The West Virginia University Department of Community Medicine will host its 10th annual Student Poster Presentation Session on Tuesday, April 24 in the Health Sciences Center.

WVU’s First Lady Beth Clements will deliver opening remarks at 6 p.m. in the John E. Jones Conference Center near the cafeteria on the ground floor. The poster session will follow at 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria and will feature more than 125 health-related poster presentations from both undergraduate and graduate students. Classes involved in the session include Women’s Health, Men’s Health, Gender and Violence and Environmental Health.

“Every year showcases unique and interesting research done by the students. Topics range from human trafficking to different types of cancers in men and women, mental health issues and environmental health,” Ruth Kershner, Ed.D., professor in the Department of Community Medicine, said. “We encourage students, faculty, staff and the community to attend and enjoy an evening of discussion and enlightenment about numerous health topics.”

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, News Service Coordinator, 304-293-7087
jonesan@wvuhealthcare.com
rk: 04-18-12

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