Lauber Takes on New Role as Director of Community Health and Leadership at MARTI-CBH

Posted on 10/23/2017 4:12:20 PM

Erick Lauber, professor of journalism and public relations at IUP and head of IUP’s Digital Media Institute, was named Director of Community Health and Leadership at the Mid-Atlantic Research and Training Institute for Community and Behavioral Health (MARTI).

He was appointed to this important position in the Spring of 2017. In his new position, Lauber will be focusing on furthering his work with the MARTI Opioid Prevention and Community Health (OPACH) Initiative, a program which he personally developed. He aims to join forces with other agencies, such as the Drug-Free Communities coalition, to combat the ever-growing opioid crisis in Western Pennsylvania. Lauber plans on bringing about several new programs and efforts at IUP and in the surrounding community to raise more awareness of drug abuse and recovery in Indiana County.

Learn more about Professor Lauber’s initiative.