News and Events

  • The Tennessee Cancer Coalition, supported by the Tennessee Department of Health, has regional coalitions in seven areas of the state.  Contact Cynthia.chafin@mtsu.edu or visit www.tncancercoalition.org for links to regional websites and to learn more about activities in each area of the state.  A Summit will be hosted Summer 2014, so look for details in the coming months!
  • The latest edition of the Allied Health Directory is now available. The directory provides a comprehensive listing of allied health programs at academic institutions in Tennessee. Click here to download.
  • CHHS has been awarded a three-year grant contract from the Tennessee Department of Health to assist the State's Tobacco Use Prevention and Control Program in conducting a statewide tobacco control advocacy initiative. See the Tobacco Advocacy Initiative page for more information.
  • Yes I Can! Diabetes Self-Management programming in the community will continue to be supported by the Center for Health and Human Services. Please contact Cynthia Chafin if your organization would like assistance with supplies and materials (quantities are limited) or for  further information

  • The Tobacco Advocacy Initiative is providing support to community and youth tobacco advocacy activities.

  • Dr. Jo Edwards, Adams Chair of Excellence in Health Care Services, visited with the president of Kuwait University, Dr. Abdul Latif Al Bader and Vice President Dr. Hussain Al Mahmoud, in Kuwait this summer to discuss developing partnerships with MTSU's Center for Health and Human Services and Kuwait University. Dr. Edwards was a founding faculty member of the Faculty of Allied Health Sciences in the Kuwait University Health Science Center in 1983. In addition to having a $250,000 contract with KU which she brought to MTSU when she came here, she has continued her work with KU over the years through consulting, on site and distance support.