Event Title

Public Health Panel

Document Type

Panel Discussion

Location

Marshall University Don Morris Room

Start Date

13-11-2017 10:45 AM

End Date

13-11-2017 11:30 AM

Description

Dr. Lauri Andress currently serves as an assistant professor in the Department of Health Policy, Management, and Leadership in the School of Public Health at West Virginia University. She has received funding to conduct research on important infrastructure issues in rural communities, with a focus on barriers to food access for Women, Infant and Children (WIC) clients and seniors in West Virginia as well as the policy process for built environment initiatives at the local level. Over the course of her studies, Dr. Andress has secured a Masters of Public Health and Ph.D. in Community Health Science (University of Texas Health Sciences Center, major in health policy; concentration in Management and Policy Sciences), and a law degree along with the Vinson & Elkins Public Interest Fellowship (South Texas College of Law).

Dr. Michael Brumage, Executive Director and Health Officer, Kanawha-Charleston Health Department

A pharmacist and physician, Dr. Kevin W. Yingling has more than 30 years of experience in graduate medical and pharmacy education. He has been a registered pharmacist since 1981, a licensed physician since 1990 and a consultant pharmacist since 1995. He was founding dean of the Marshall University School of Pharmacy. Dr. Yingling is also an associate professor of medicine and pharmacology and served more than 10 years as chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine at the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. Dr. Yingling received his B.S. in pharmacy from West Virginia University and his M.D. degree from Marshall University. He completed his residency and fellowship at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. He has served as an honorary visiting academic fellow in clinical pharmacology at the University of Southampton in Southampton, England. Dr. Yingling is a member of the Cabell Huntington Board of Health and the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Cabell Huntington Hospital. He has participated in faith-based and humanitarian medical missions to Russia, Bolivia, Honduras, Nicaragua and Haiti.

Dr. Sherri Young currently serves as the State Immunization Officer for the West Virginia Bureau for Public Health. In this role, she reviews and processes medical exemptions from compulsory vaccinations and provides education on vaccine preventable diseases for the State. Dr. Young has advocated for West Virginia patients and healthcare delivery by serving as Chairperson to the Legislative Committee for the West Virginia State Medical Association (WVSMA) for the past 3 years. She is also the Vice President to WVSMA, Vice President to the West Virginia Academy of Family Physicians and is the President-elect for the Kanawha Medical Association.

 
Nov 13th, 10:45 AM Nov 13th, 11:30 AM

Public Health Panel

Marshall University Don Morris Room

Dr. Lauri Andress currently serves as an assistant professor in the Department of Health Policy, Management, and Leadership in the School of Public Health at West Virginia University. She has received funding to conduct research on important infrastructure issues in rural communities, with a focus on barriers to food access for Women, Infant and Children (WIC) clients and seniors in West Virginia as well as the policy process for built environment initiatives at the local level. Over the course of her studies, Dr. Andress has secured a Masters of Public Health and Ph.D. in Community Health Science (University of Texas Health Sciences Center, major in health policy; concentration in Management and Policy Sciences), and a law degree along with the Vinson & Elkins Public Interest Fellowship (South Texas College of Law).

Dr. Michael Brumage, Executive Director and Health Officer, Kanawha-Charleston Health Department

A pharmacist and physician, Dr. Kevin W. Yingling has more than 30 years of experience in graduate medical and pharmacy education. He has been a registered pharmacist since 1981, a licensed physician since 1990 and a consultant pharmacist since 1995. He was founding dean of the Marshall University School of Pharmacy. Dr. Yingling is also an associate professor of medicine and pharmacology and served more than 10 years as chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine at the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. Dr. Yingling received his B.S. in pharmacy from West Virginia University and his M.D. degree from Marshall University. He completed his residency and fellowship at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. He has served as an honorary visiting academic fellow in clinical pharmacology at the University of Southampton in Southampton, England. Dr. Yingling is a member of the Cabell Huntington Board of Health and the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Cabell Huntington Hospital. He has participated in faith-based and humanitarian medical missions to Russia, Bolivia, Honduras, Nicaragua and Haiti.

Dr. Sherri Young currently serves as the State Immunization Officer for the West Virginia Bureau for Public Health. In this role, she reviews and processes medical exemptions from compulsory vaccinations and provides education on vaccine preventable diseases for the State. Dr. Young has advocated for West Virginia patients and healthcare delivery by serving as Chairperson to the Legislative Committee for the West Virginia State Medical Association (WVSMA) for the past 3 years. She is also the Vice President to WVSMA, Vice President to the West Virginia Academy of Family Physicians and is the President-elect for the Kanawha Medical Association.