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Program Signature Areas

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    Rural/Appalachian Health

    Our program is committed to addressing public health challenges and opportunities facing Central Appalachia and other areas in Southwest and Southside Virginia as well as other rural areas in Virginia, the nation, and beyond.

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    One Health

    Our program emphasizes a One Health approach to address local and global public health concerns. The One Health concept recognizes that the health of people is connected to the health of animals and the environment. Recognition of the dynamic interdependence of human, animal, and environmental health promotes interdisciplinary collaboration among medical, veterinary, public health, and other professionals.