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  • WVCTSI and WVU research aims to increase addiction treatment effectiveness

    Thursday, July 13, 2017

    WVCTSI and WVU research aims to increase addiction treatment effectiveness MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Up to 20 percent of people with opioid use disorder may not respond to standard treatment. A new study at West Virginia University seeks to understand why.

  • WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities Receives Funding for Next Five Years

    Wednesday, July 12, 2017

    WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities Receives Funding for Next Five Years West Virginia has a higher prevalence of disabilities than any other state in the United States. In 2015, 19.5 percent of the WV population reported having a disability while health programs for individuals with disabilities are limited.

  • 25 Years of Emergency Medicine

    Wednesday, July 12, 2017

    25 Years of Emergency Medicine On June 17, 2017, the Department of Emergency Medicine celebrated its 25th anniversary at the WVU Art Museum with special recognition given to those who helped establish the department in 1992.

  • West Virginia public health officer named assistant dean at WVU School of Public Health

    Tuesday, July 11, 2017

    West Virginia public health officer named assistant dean at WVU School of Public Health Building on a strong foundation of practice-based learning, the West Virginia University School of Public Health has added a seasoned practitioner to its leadership team who will help provide faculty and students the opportunity to teach, learn and engage in public health practice. This month, Michael Brumage, MD, MPH, executive director and health officer for the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department, joins the WVU School of Public Health as assistant dean for public health practice and service.

  • Nursing faculty, grads, students named ‘40 Under 40’

    Tuesday, July 11, 2017

    Faculty, graduates and students of the West Virginia University School of Nursing have been named to the Future of Nursing West Virginia’s (FONWV) “40 Under 40” which recognizes future nurse leaders in West Virginia.

  • WVU nursing students head to camp

    Monday, July 10, 2017

    Summer camps are in full swing around West Virginia, and West Virginia University School of Nursing students are taking their knowledge and skills to provide volunteer services for children attending Camp Kno-Koma and the 2017 National Boy Scouts of America Jamboree.

  • Madhavan named to Fulbright Specialist Roster

    Monday, July 10, 2017

    Madhavan named to Fulbright Specialist Roster The U.S. State Department has added S. Suresh Madhavan, Ph.D., of the WVU School of Pharmacy to Fulbright Specialist Roster for the next three years.

  • Town hall to focus on critical care and trauma

    Monday, July 10, 2017

    Town hall to focus on critical care and trauma Critical care and trauma specialist Alison Wilson, MD, will be the special guest at an open forum for Health Sciences and WVU Medicine faculty, staff, and students at noon on Tuesday in the Okey Patteson Auditorium of the WVU Health Sciences Center.

  • WVU School of Public Health welcomes new faculty and department chair

    Wednesday, July 5, 2017

    WVU School of Public Health welcomes new faculty and department chair The West Virginia University School of Public Health welcomes three new faculty members this month, including a new department chair. School of Public Health Dean Jeffrey Coben says the new faculty members will open doors to new collaborations for both faculty and students. “By bringing on high-caliber faculty members like Drs. Huzurbazar, Bhandari and Allen, we will continue to provide our students access to seasoned practitioners, researchers and experts for a balanced public health education and to build on the important work we are doing for the state’s citizens.”

  • Leukemia Research Foundation supports cancer research at WVU

    Wednesday, July 5, 2017

    Leukemia Research Foundation supports cancer research at WVU The Leukemia Research Foundation has awarded $100,000 to Wei Du, M.D., Ph.D., of the West Virginia University Cancer Institute to investigate a method for increasing the effectiveness of stem cell transplantation.