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Student & Alumni Achievements

West Virginia Public Health Graduate Student Earns Presentation Spot and Scholarship to State Conference

West Virginia University School of Public Health graduate student Ms. Meghan Tuscano will be presenting research for a mindfulness intervention study at the upcoming 26th Annual Meeting of the West Virginia Rural Health Association in October 2018. Ms. Tuscano has been involved with the study, “Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention among those in Recovery from Opioid Use Disorder Receiving Outpatient Medication-Assisted Treatment: Preliminary Results from a Quasi-Experimental Study,” from its inception.

[Photo: Ms. Meghan Tuscano]

Her co-authors include Dr. Keith Zullig of the WVU School of Public Health’s department of social and behavioral sciences; Ms. Laura Lander of the WVU School of Medicine’s department of behavioral medicine and psychiatry; Dr. Gerry Hobbs of the WVU Eberly College of Arts and Sciences’ department of statistics; and Ms. Laurel Faulkenberry of the WVU School of Medicine’s department of behavioral medicine and psychiatry.

Ms. Tuscano also was awarded a competitive scholarship to attend the conference.

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