Photos of Drs. Ann Chapleau, Jennifer Harrison and Bridget Weller.

WMU secures federal grant to battle opioid epidemic

A $1.35 million grant from the Department of Health and Human Services will fund the MY-PROUD program. Created by an interdisciplinary team of professors, MY-PROUD aims to increase training and expand services in rural and medically underserved communities impacted by opioid and substance abuse.

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Public health professor receives 2019 Nutrition Education Program Impact Award

The Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior Nutrition Education Program Impact Award is given to an individual or group for a nutrition education program, practice or intervention that has resulted in documented changes in behavior. This year, the award was presented to wichealth.org, which was developed by WMU public health professor Robert Bensley.