An Invitation to Present.

We are seeking health professionals, students, researchers and citizens working to improve the health of their community to present at the 2018 West Virginia Rural Health Conference.

To be held at Pipestem Resort State Park, October 17 – 19, the theme of this year’s gathering is Revitalizing our Rural Communities for a Healthy West Virginia.

The deadline for presentation submissions is March 30.


Click the button below for an archive of presentations from last year’s conference.

Presentations will be grouped into three tracks:


  • Leadership/Policy
    Topics could include health policy, leadership development, social determinants of health, board development, and others.
  • Clinical
    Topics could include chronic disease management, community health workers, telehealth, behavioral health, and others.
  • Future of Health Care/Innovation
    Topics could include technology, health care transformation, creative health solutions, and others.

If you are interested in submitting a presentation proposal, please fill out the form, below.

One night of lodging will be provided to presenters, but no honorarium will be granted.

If you are interested in submitting a keynote presentation, or if you have any questions about the conference, email WVRHA Executive Director, Debrin Jenkins, at