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  • WVU receives national award for excellence in military pain medicine

    Monday, October 7, 2019

    WVU receives national award for excellence in military pain medicine West Virginia University’s Schools of Medicine and Dentistry and the WVU Medicine Center for Integrative Pain Management’s efforts to improve military pain medicine care for soldiers in the field were recognized by a national award for excellence in military pain medicine. This is the first time the award was given to an institution rather than an individual.

  • WVCTSI Clinical Trials Center of Excellence opens at WVU

    Monday, October 7, 2019

    WVCTSI Clinical Trials Center of Excellence opens at WVU MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – To help further cement its status as a top research institution, the West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute has announced the formation of the Clinical Trials Center of Excellence at West Virginia University.

  • Cancer prevention expert to address cervical cancer in Appalachia

    Sunday, October 6, 2019

    Cancer prevention expert to address cervical cancer in Appalachia Cervical cancer rates are higher among women in Appalachia due to a variety of factors ranging from health policy to biology. Next month, epidemiologist and cancer prevention researcher Electra Paskett, Ph.D., will visit the WVU Health Sciences Center to explain how these factors can help identify possible interventions to reverse this trend.

  • WV STEPS hosts immersive ultrasound training session

    Friday, October 4, 2019

    WV STEPS hosts immersive ultrasound training session Point of Care Ultrasound Fest was held on Saturday Sept. 21 at the WV STEPS Center.

  • Dr. Otis Brawley will present the Annual Hardesty Lecture

    Friday, October 4, 2019

    Dr. Otis Brawley will present the Annual Hardesty Lecture Dr. Otis Brawley will present the Annual Hardesty Lecture November 22 at 4 PM in the Erickson Alumni Center He is a global leader in cancer research and health disparities and a leading voice in training the next generation of scientists and physicians to reduce the threat of cancer

  • Wellness Rewards Program Support for Ruby Employees is October 23

    Thursday, October 3, 2019

    Wellness Rewards Program Support for Ruby Employees is October 23 Employees and covered spouses enrolled on a WVU Medicine medical plan must: 1) Complete the RealAge Test®, 2) Receive a Preventive Exam & 3) Indicate Tobacco Status through mycare.sharecare.com by 10/31/19.

  • WVU receives CDC award to curb vaping and opioid abuse, improve health outcomes in West Virginia

    Tuesday, October 1, 2019

    WVU receives CDC award to curb vaping and opioid abuse, improve health outcomes in West Virginia West Virginia University’s efforts to address chronic disease and substance abuse prevention, growing concerns related to vaping and youth mental health issues will be bolstered by an award from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to fund the West Virginia Prevention Research Center in the School of Public Health.

  • New training program designed for clinical trial leaders in West Virginia

    Friday, September 27, 2019

    New training program designed for clinical trial leaders in West Virginia MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Clinical researchers across West Virginia have a new resource at their fingertips. In October, the West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute (WVCTSI) is launching the Principal Investigators’ (PI) Academy, which is designed to provide guidance and direction to investigators conducting or planning to conduct clinical trials.

  • Gates Foundation Grant Opportunities

    Friday, September 27, 2019

    Gates Foundation Grant Opportunities The Bill & Melinda Gates foundation is inviting grant proposals for the following Grand Challenges initiatives:

  • WVU Health Sciences Center Faculty Development Program Noon Hour Sessions

    Thursday, September 19, 2019

    WVU Health Sciences Center Faculty Development Program will host a series of sessions at noon on Sept. 26.