Dennis Goodman

Reminder: Report positive COVID-19 test results to student health

Posted by on January 13, 2021

Last semester, over 2,000 members of the campus community were required to quarantine or isolate due to testing positive for COVID-19 or being in close contact with someone who tested positive. Dr. Dennis Goodman, chief medical officer of S&T, and Ashley Wann, director of the Phelps/Maries County Health Department, remind all students and employees to notify the S&T COVID contact tracing team if they test positive for COVID-19, regardless of where the test occurred, by emailing COVID@mst.edu.

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COVID-19 update: Free testing available for students, continued caution encouraged

Posted by on November 30, 2020

Student Health Services will provide free rapid testing for COVID-19 to students with symptoms. The Abbott tests are funded by the state, and supplies are limited.

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Message from Chief Medical Officer: Thanksgiving safety and safe return to campus

Posted by on November 12, 2020

Dr. Dennis Goodman, chief medical officer at Missouri S&T, sent the following message to students, faculty and staff on Nov. 10:

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To slow the spread, practice the 6/10/15 rule

Posted by on September 14, 2020

Missouri S&T’s students have done a great job of following the necessary precautions to limit the presence of COVID-19 on campus. As a result, the number of reported cases remains relatively small, at approximately 1% of the student population. Thank you all for doing your part to slow the spread.

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Message from Chief Medical Officer

Posted by on August 27, 2020

Dr. Dennis Goodman, chief medical officer of Missouri S&T, sent the following message to the campus community on Aug. 27:

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Special delivery – Elrod, Wright bring testing equipment to Rolla

Posted by on August 27, 2020

When facilities services supervisor Mike Bassett received a phone call from S&T’s chancellor asking for assistance last Friday morning, he knew the right people for the job.

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Returning to campus, one phase at a time

Posted by on May 7, 2020

As Missouri S&T moves forward with its plan to hold classes on campus in the fall, many of the staff and faculty who have been working remotely will begin returning to campus in the coming weeks. This return will occur in stages based on a month-by-month plan developed by the university’s Incident Command Team (ICT).

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Town hall recording posted online

Posted by on April 20, 2020

Dr. Mo Dehghani, Missouri S&T chancellor, led a virtual town hall meeting on April 16 for the university community. Other participants included Cuba Plain, interim vice chancellor for finance and operations; Dr. Dennis Goodman, director of student health and S&T’s chief medical officer; and Dr. Steve Roberts, interim provost and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs.

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COVID-19: Updates on moving coursework online, university travel, events

Posted by on March 12, 2020

The following COVID-19 update was emailed to Missouri S&T students, faculty and staff Thursday, March 12.

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COVID-19: Command team established for coronavirus response

Posted by on March 12, 2020

Missouri S&T leaders are preparing in the event of a coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Currently there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 connected to Missouri S&T. An incident command team is leading planning to respond to a potential COVID-19 outbreak to Missouri S&T and to assure continuity of operations. View this organizational chart of the team. The team will soon communicate about travel policy, moving instruction online and meetings of large groups.

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