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Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

Public Health Faculty & Staff - Honghong (Helen) Zhu

Honghong (Helen) Zhu, PhD, MD, MHS, MSC

Honghong (Helen) Zhu, PhD, MD, MHS, MSC

Assistant Professor

Office:  Academic Complex 128A
Phone:  (270) 745-5618


  • Epidemiology
  • Advanced Epidemiology
  • Applied Epidemiology
  • Epidemiologic Research Methods
  • Application of Biostatistics in Epidemiology



  • Epidemiologic Research Methods and applications including cancer epi, molecular epi, environmental epi and nutritional epi
  • Breast cancer etiology and prevention and treatment
  • Colorectal cancer screening in the community
  • Chronic diseases prevention and treatment
  • Healthy diet and nutrition
  • Toxicology and food toxicology
  • Biologic mechanisms of chronic diseases including cancers



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 Last Modified 9/24/14