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  • Special preview: WVU Museum of the Health Sciences

    Monday, September 25, 2017

    Special preview: WVU Museum of the Health Sciences A special preview of the WVU Museum of the Health Sciences will be held on Oct. 13 at 4 p.m. in the Pylons area, along with a book signing with long-time WVU pediatric cardiologist and author Dr. Bill Neal for his newly released title, “The Quite Advocate:  Edward J. Van Liere’s Influence on Medical Education in West Virginia.”

  • School of Medicine names orthopedic physical therapist

    Friday, September 22, 2017

    School of Medicine names orthopedic physical therapist Renee McGinnis, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, an accomplished orthopedic physical therapist, joined the West Virginia University School of Medicine’s Division of Physical Therapy as assistant professor.

  • Discussion leaders named for Post-Charlottesville Town Hall

    Tuesday, September 19, 2017

    Discussion leaders named for Post-Charlottesville Town Hall Seven volunteer discussion leaders will take part in the Health Sciences-WVU Medcine Town Hall this Wednesday (Sept. 20) at noon in the Patteson Auditorium at WVU.

  • Health navigators funding restored

    Thursday, September 14, 2017

    Health navigators funding restored A West Virginia University program that has helped thousands of West Virginians sign up for health insurance has received a third year of funding from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The program serves 29 West Virginia counties in both panhandles and the north central part of the state.

  • WVU-led report shows smoking has not flamed out in all populations

    Wednesday, September 13, 2017

    WVU-led report shows smoking has not flamed out in all populations The number one cause of preventable death is on the decline, but not for everyone. A new report led by a West Virginia University public health expert shows that despite a drop in cigarette smoking nationwide, minority groups are at higher risk for tobacco-related diseases than others.

  • After Charlottesville: Diversity and Inclusion at Health Sciences

    Wednesday, September 13, 2017

    After Charlottesville:  Diversity and Inclusion at Health Sciences A month after the tragic events on and around the campus of the University of Virginia, the Health Sciences Center and WVU Medicine community will hold a Town Hall Wednesday, Sept. 20 at 12 noon in Okey Patteson Auditorium to discuss what we are doing - and what we can do better - to build and maintain a diverse and inclusive environment for our students, faculty, patients, staff and visitors.  

  • WVU, WV attorney general expand eighth grade drug prevention program

    Tuesday, September 12, 2017

    WVU, WV attorney general expand eighth grade drug prevention program West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and West Virginia University have partnered to expand a program aimed at sharing drug abuse prevention information with eighth grade students in West Virginia.  The initiative, launched in March with the West Virginia University School of Nursing, now also involves West Virginia University’s School of Pharmacy and two other universities.  

  • Mindful Morsel series resumes Oct. 10

    Friday, September 8, 2017

    Mindful Morsel series resumes Oct. 10 The Mindfulness Work Group at WVU Health Sciences is pleased to offer Mindful Morsels, a series of talks aimed at providing the community with opportunities to learn more about mindfulness and explore practical applications that can improve our sense of connection and compassion.

  • Global Health Week at WVU Health Sciences to be held Sept. 25-29

    Friday, September 1, 2017

    Global Health Week at WVU Health Sciences to be held Sept. 25-29 The School of Medicine will kick-off the 2017 Global Health Week on Sept. 25 with daily lectures and featuring a preview of the documentary, “Clinica De Migrantes: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness” on Wed., Sept. 27 at noon. Lunch is provided to those who RSVP by Sept. 15.

  • Student and faculty international travel grants available

    Friday, September 1, 2017

    Student and faculty international travel grants available In honor of the legacy of a long-time staff member in WVU’s Global Health Program, the Global Engagement Office (GEO) at Health Sciences is pleased to announce that the application period for the Nancy Sanders Memorial Student Travel Grant and the Nancy Sanders Memorial Faculty Research Abroad Grant is now open.