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Welcome

Drema Mace“We are so glad you stopped by to find out more about our Center. We appreciate all of our community partners and collaborators. Our ultimate goal is to increase infrastructure capacity in rural communities. We are here to serve the citizens of West Virginia.”

Drema Mace, PhD, MSP, Executive Director
WVSOM Center for Rural and Community Health

Our Mission

Our Mission

The WVSOM Center for Rural and Community Health supports the osteopathic medical education focus on team-based and patient-centered care and the integration of prevention and population health to improve quality and efficiency of health care delivery.

Our Vision 

Our Vision 

To develop programs that contribute to improving health in rural communities, supporting clinical research in rural practices, developing resources that support these efforts; to provide education to communities, rural providers and students; and to develop collaborations that support these efforts.

Our Values

Our Values  

  • Teamwork
  • Dependability
  • Trust
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Collaboration
  • Community Service
  • Creativity
  • Innovation
  • Responsiveness
  • Commitment to Excellence
Team

Team

Meet our team and learn more about what we do.

Diversity Commitment

Diversity Commitment

We are committed to creating an inclusive, welcoming environment and to promoting diversity in our work and our relationships.

History 

History 

Learn more about the Center for Rural and Community Health, its creation and ongoing successes. 

Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan

The CRCH strategic plan maps our current and future initiatives, continuing our commitment to the health and well-being of West Virginians. 

Engage with Us

Engage with Us

We value your feedback! Let us know what you think about your experiences with our programs and initiatives and share your ideas.