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  • Grant will help WVU Medicine identify HIV, Hepatitis C patients

    Tuesday, November 7, 2017

    Grant will help WVU Medicine identify HIV, Hepatitis C patients The WVU Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine has been awarded a four-year, $1.375 million grant from Frontlines of Communities in the United States (FOCUS) to identify and link to care patients infected with HIV and hepatitis C (HCV) at several WVU Medicine clinical sites.

  • Grand opening ceremony for WVU Cancer Institute at Reynolds Memorial Hospital to be held Friday

    Monday, November 6, 2017

    Grand opening ceremony for WVU Cancer Institute at Reynolds Memorial Hospital to be held Friday The WVU Cancer Institute at Reynolds Memorial Hospital will hold a grand opening ceremony and reception at 10 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 10, at the newly constructed center on the hospital campus in Glen Dale. The clinic will hold its first patient visits on Nov. 27.  

  • Deadline to receive flu vaccine is Dec. 5

    Monday, November 6, 2017

    Deadline to receive flu vaccine is Dec. 5 All staff, providers, residents, and volunteers across the organization are, once again, required to receive the flu vaccine, unless they have an approved medical or religious exemption.

  • “Doctors on Call” show to discuss health issues of “private parts”

    Friday, November 3, 2017

    “Doctors on Call” show to discuss health issues of “private parts” Have a question that you’re too embarrassed to ask your doctor? The next “Doctors on Call” explores health topics related to the private parts with experts in urology, gynecology, and other health issues. The live television show airs at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 9, on West Virginia Public Broadcasting. 

  • Trimble, Stansbury move into assistant vice president roles

    Friday, November 3, 2017

    Kim Trimble and Ryan Stansbury have been named assistant vice presidents, effective immediately. Trimble assumes the role of assistant vice president for ambulatory operations, while Stansbury is assistant vice president for provider and network services.

  • KIDS really do count in West Virginia

    Friday, November 3, 2017

    KIDS really do count in West Virginia West Virginia has been making steady progress in key indicators of child well-being. The Mountain State ranks among the top 10 states in the nation with the lowest number of uninsured children. West Virginia also saw improvements in the teen birth rate, which fell from 45 percent to 32 percent.  

  • Nursing administration, stroke administration, others to move into offices on HSC's fifth floor

    Thursday, November 2, 2017

    On Friday, Nov. 3, employees in the nursing administration suite, as well as others located in this area on the fourth floor of the Ruby northeast tower, and stroke administration will be relocating to the offices formerly occupied by WVU Medicine Marketing and Communications, on the fifth floor of Health Sciences South.

  • Scientist appointed to lead brain health and performance program at WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute

    Tuesday, October 31, 2017

    Scientist appointed to lead brain health and performance program at WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute WVU Medicine has appointed Scott Galster, Ph.D., to lead the human performance research and brain health programs at West Virginia University and WVU Medicine. He will do so at the newly formed West Virginia University Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute. Dr. Galster also will serve as a tenured professor in the Department of Physiology, Pharmacology, and Neuroscience at the WVU School of Medicine.

  • Prayer and meditation room at Ruby rededicated

    Tuesday, October 31, 2017

    The WVU Medicine Spiritual Care and Education Department rededicated the refurbished prayer and meditation room on the first floor of J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital at a small ceremony held Oct. 30 that featured light refreshments and harpist Cindy Lewellen.

  • WVU Medicine Children’s Infant Airway Team cares for infants with severe airway obstruction

    Monday, October 30, 2017

    WVU Medicine Children’s Infant Airway Team cares for infants with severe airway obstruction WVU Medicine Children’s Pediatric Craniofacial Center now has an Infant Airway Team for infants born with severe airway obstruction due to a short lower jaw (mandible).