POSTPONED: Adverse Childhood Experiences: Why it matters to everyone


Prevention by Michael Brumage, MD, MPH, FACP, FACPM, discussing "Adverse Childhood Experiences: Why it matters to everyone" is free and open to all. This event is part of National Public Health Week. Livestream available at

  • Learn about the Adverse Childhood Experience study
  • Better understand the connection between adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and diseases in adulthood
  • Recognize the 10 ACEs categories
  • Better understand the social consequences of ACES in economic terms
  • Better understand the connection between ACEs and the opioid epidemic

Dr. Michael Brumage is the medical director for Cabin Creek Health Systems, program director for the WVU School of Public Health’s Public Health/General Preventative Medicine Residency and an assistant clinical professor for the WVU School of Medicine. He is co-chair of the West Virginia ACEs Coalition.

Dr. Brumage is motivated to improve the lives of children and communities through educating the public on the profound impact of ACEs and the intersection with the social determinants of health. His deep interest and work in mindfulness provides a pathway to improving mental and physical health at an individual and community level.

Dr. Brumage retired as a Colonel from the United States Army in 2015 after 25 years of service as an internal medicine physician and later as a public health physician. He holds three Legion of Merit medals and a Bronze Star, among other awards, from his service.