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  • Enrollment for the 2018 healthcare insurance market is open through Dec. 15

    Thursday, November 16, 2017

    Enrollment for the 2018 healthcare insurance market is open through Dec. 15 Individuals and families who need assistance understanding health insurance options and applying for coverage are invited to meet with a healthcare navigator through the WV Healthy Start Navigator Project. The 2018 enrollment season started on Nov. 1 and will continue through Dec. 15.

  • WVU Medicine Children’s growing into new tower to be added onto J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital

    Thursday, November 16, 2017

    WVU Medicine Children’s growing into new tower to be added onto J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital WVU Hospitals announced today (Nov. 16) plans to construct a 10-story tower dedicated to WVU Medicine Children’s to address capacity issues and better serve the healthcare needs of all of West Virginia’s women and children. As a result of the project, 150 beds will be added to J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital.

  • More fun! More games!

    Wednesday, November 15, 2017

    More fun! More games! WVU will celebrate the new Health Sciences Student Activity Center at noon Monday, Nov. 27. The Activity Center features a pool table, ping-pong, foosball and space to relax. It’s open to students 24 hours a day.

  • School of Public Health faculty honored for service

    Wednesday, November 15, 2017

    School of Public Health faculty honored for service	As part of the School of Public Health’s celebration of the 150th anniversary of West Virginia University, two distinguished faculty members were recognized for their hard work and dedication to furthering the mission of the School. Dean Jeffrey Coben presented Drs. Adam Baus and Christiaan Abildso (in absentia) with Celebration Coins at the 150th event on November 10, as a token of appreciation for members of the University who go above and beyond their daily work.

  • WVU mourns loss of iconic physician

    Monday, November 13, 2017

    WVU mourns loss of iconic physician James E. Brick, M.D., who joined the School of Medicine at West Virginia University as an intern in 1977 and rose to lead the School as interim dean from 2008-2010, died Sunday, Nov. 12, at J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital as the result of a sudden illness.

  • WVU Heart and Vascular Institute is now offering protected TAVR

    Friday, November 10, 2017

    The WVU Heart and Vascular Institute is one of the first in the country to introduce new technology shown to protect patients from the risk of stroke during minimally invasive heart valve surgery, known as transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR).

  • WVU’s Delta Omega chapter goes first – again!

    Thursday, November 9, 2017

    WVU’s Delta Omega chapter goes first – again! The Gamma Mu Chapter of the Delta Omega Honorary Society is making history. For the fifth year in a row, the WVU chapter has been named Chapter of the Year from the national organization. The chapter accepted the award last week during the American Public Health Association’s yearly meeting and exposition in Atlanta, GA.

  • WVU School of Nursing BSN Program Approved for Potomac State College

    Thursday, November 9, 2017

    West Virginia University’s Potomac State students will be able to receive a four-year degree in nursing on the Keyser campus.

  • April Shapiro to lead BSN Nursing Program at Potomac State College

    Wednesday, November 8, 2017

    April Shapiro, PhD, RN, will serve as the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) chairperson for West Virginia University’s (WVU) School of Nursing at Potomac State College in Keyser, WV.

  • WVU doctors create Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Health to halt chronic disease

    Wednesday, November 8, 2017

    WVU doctors create Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Health to halt chronic disease As recent national statistics for obesity and diabetes revealed West Virginia’s ranking as number one in both, a team of interdisciplinary healthcare providers at West Virginia University is creating a new Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Health with the bold goal of preventing and reversing these conditions with not more medication, but less.