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  • WVU, NIOSH partner to improve workplace health and safety

    Friday, June 29, 2018

    WVU, NIOSH partner to improve workplace health and safety In a new collaborative partnership, West Virginia University is expanding efforts to enhance workplace health and safety. Through a new Scholar in Residence program at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Douglas Myers, an associate professor in the WVU School of Public Health, will serve as a primary liaison between the School and several local, regional and state partners.

  • TEDX podcast features OEHS professor and the health impacts of fracking

    Wednesday, June 27, 2018

    TEDX podcast features OEHS professor and the health impacts of fracking A new TEDX podcast features an interview with Dr. Michael McCawley of the School of Public Health's Department of Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences. In the interview, TEDX asks, "Can noise from fracking operations affect your health?"

  • Cancer Prevention and Control’s 2018 Thank-a-Thon is July 16

    Wednesday, June 27, 2018

    Cancer Prevention and Control’s 2018 Thank-a-Thon is July 16 On July 16 and throughout the year Cancer Prevention and Control appreciates your partnership! Together, we represent the WVU Cancer Institute throughout the state and our collaboration connects West Virginians with life-saving cancer screening.

  • WVU researchers improve screening rates for state’s second-deadliest cancer

    Monday, June 25, 2018

    WVU researchers improve screening rates for state’s second-deadliest cancer In West Virginia, where colorectal cancer is the second-deadliest type of cancer, half of all colorectal cancers elude diagnosis until they have already grown beyond the colon. With Medicaid expansion, more West Virginians now have health insurance for cancer screening, yet many barriers to screening persist.

  • MPH grad recognized by CDC for immunization work

    Thursday, June 21, 2018

    MPH grad recognized by CDC for immunization work This week, Elaine Darling, an MPH graduate from WVU School of Public Health, was honored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for her ongoing work to promote childhood immunization. 

  • Gibson selected as an Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine Fellow

    Monday, June 18, 2018

    Gibson selected as an Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine Fellow Laura F. Gibson, Ph.D., senior associate vice president for research and graduate education at WVU Health Sciences, has been selected as a fellow in the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine Program for Women at Drexel University College of Medicine.

  • Patrick Ma lab presents research at ASCO meeting, Xiaoliang Wu wins Merit Award

    Friday, June 15, 2018

    Patrick Ma lab presents research at ASCO meeting, Xiaoliang Wu wins Merit Award Patrick Ma, M.D., co-leader of the WVU Cancer Institute Sara Crile Allen & James Frederick Allen Comprehensive Lung Cancer Program and director of the Clinical Lung Cancer Program, and Xiaoliang Wu, M.D., Ph.D., postdoctoral research fellow in Dr. Ma’s lab, were featured presenters at the 2018 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Scientific Meeting this June.

  • NIH Funding Opportunities Available for High-Risk Research

    Friday, June 15, 2018

    NIH Funding Opportunities Available for High-Risk Research The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Common Fund announces fiscal year 2019 funding opportunities for the NIH Director’s Pioneer Award, New Innovator Award, Transformative Research Award, and Early Independence Award in the High-Risk, High-Reward Research program.

  • WVU research reveals clues on the cause of muscle fatigue in breast cancer patients

    Friday, June 15, 2018

    WVU research reveals clues on the cause of muscle fatigue in breast cancer patients West Virginia University researchers may have uncovered the cause of muscle fatigue in breast cancer patients. 

  • West Virginia Public Theatre production confronts opioid abuse, veterans’ issues

    Friday, June 15, 2018

    West Virginia Public Theatre production confronts opioid abuse, veterans’ issues West Virginia Public Theatre presents A Hatful of Rain, a play that confronts addiction and veterans' issues. WVU Medicine health professionals will host a post-show discussion about substance use disorders following the 2 p.m. matinee performance on June 24 and will be available before and after each performance with information and resources.