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PHS Departmental News Highlights

Fall 2018 New Student Orientation August 20, 2018

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Cervical cancer awareness among women in Ghana

ghana.pngJuly 2018, Dr. Michelle Williams’ article has been published in the Journal of Cancer Education. Awareness and Beliefs about Cervical Cancer, the HPV Vaccine, and Cervical Cancer Screening Among Ghanaian Women with Diverse Education Levels

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Welcome Dr. Lori Ward to the Department of Population Health Science

Ward, Lori.jpgJuly 2018, We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Lori M. Ward as research assistant professor in the Department of Population Health Science. Dr. Ward’s research is focused on access to and utilization of healthcare resources as well as medication adherence among underserved populations. Dr. Ward has most recently been conducting health disparities research in the areas of obesity and HIV. She is excited to join the faculty and collaborate with other researchers to assist in the reduction and elimination of health disparities and the improvement of health outcomes in Mississippi.

Welcome Dr. Michael Welsch to the Department of Population Health Science

Welsch, Michael.jpgJuly 2018, The John D. Bower School of Population Health is growing! We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Michael Welsch as professor of population health science and director of the Biobehavioral and Metabolic Laboratory in the School of Population Health Science.