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  • WVU Dentistry offers free children’s dental exams

    Tuesday, January 15, 2019

    Children ages one to 17 can receive free exams, any necessary X-rays and fluoride treatments on Friday, Feb. 1, from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. in Morgantown at the West Virginia University Pediatric Dentistry Clinic as part of WVU Dental Care’s  National Children’s Dental Health Month celebrations.

  • Dentistry alumni association president shares message for the new year

    Tuesday, January 8, 2019

    "It gives me pride to see where this association started and where we are currently. I am asking that you take a moment and reflect back to your days at the school and where you are today."

  • School of Dentistry highlighted in Comcast feature

    Tuesday, December 18, 2018

    School of Dentistry highlighted in Comcast feature The WVU School of Dentistry is providing dental students and residents with real life experience through partnerships with Wheeling Health Right and the corporate world that provides cutting edge tools and technology.

  • West Virginia University Institute for Community and Rural Health 2018 RUSH Students Selected

    Thursday, December 13, 2018

    The Rural Undergraduate Shadowing in Healthcare Program (RUSH) is designed to provide participants with a unique experience that offers insight into what it is like to practice a health profession in rural West Virginia. Participants must be a current WVU student in good academic standing that is planning to pursue a health career with the long-term goal of practicing in rural and/or underserved areas of West Virginia in one of the following disciplines: Medicine-Family Medicine, Medicine-Pediatrics or Dentistry. Selected students shadow a rural practitioner for a total of 20 hours during specific dates agreed upon by the participating practitioner and the student and work with the WVU Institute for Community and Rural Health and the WVU PreHealth Professional Development Office to identify other rural-related programs relevant to your chosen health profession discipline including research and service activities. RUSH students also meet one or more times with the PreHealth Professional Development Office to put together their professional school application which includes guidance on class choice, writing a personal statement, mock interviews, and obtaining a committee letter. This year's RUSH-ers are Eva MacFarland, a junior majoring in Biology and Psychology, from Bridgeport, WV. She will be shadowing with Dr. Joanna Bailey at Tug River Medical Center in Pineville, WV. Kristin Ruddle, a junior majoring in Biology from Brandywine, WV. She will be shadowing with Dr. Stephanie Sisler at Wellspring Family Medicine in Terra Alta, WV. Ryan Kirk, a junior from Weirton, WV majoring in Biology will be shadowing with dentists at Minne Hamilton Health Systems in Grantsville, WV.

  • WVU School of Public Health to host panel discussion about harm reduction programs

    Monday, December 10, 2018

    WVU School of Public Health to host panel discussion about harm reduction programs In a continuing series of events focused on the state’s most pressing public health issues, the West Virginia University School of Public Health will host a panel discussion about harm reduction programs.

  • Hildebrand inducted into International College of Dentists

    Tuesday, December 4, 2018

    Hildebrand inducted into International College of Dentists The International College of Dentists USA Section presented an educator and practitioner at the West Virginia University School of Dentistry, Dr. Keith Hildebrand with a membership plaque, a gold lapel pin and a gold key symbolic of this Fellowship for conspicuous service rendered in the art and science of Dentistry.

  • Healthy Holiday Tips from the Office of Health Promotion and Wellness

    Monday, December 3, 2018

    Healthy Holiday Tips from the Office of Health Promotion and Wellness The WVU Office of Health Promotion and Wellness wants to encourage you to make this holiday season a better one for your mind, body. and spirit. We've provided some tips to help!

  • WVU Public Health research included in Physical Activity Guidelines by the federal government

    Thursday, November 15, 2018

    WVU Public Health research included in Physical Activity Guidelines by the federal government New physical activity guidelines being promoted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services references research by two WVU Public Health professors.

  • From Dean Borgia: Why your dental school gift matters

    Monday, November 12, 2018

    From Dean Borgia: Why your dental school gift matters The WVU School of Dentistry shares how donations impact students and help prepare for growth. The message is ahead of WVU's second annual Day of Giving on November 14.

  • Global health expert to discuss health challenges

    Thursday, November 8, 2018

    Global health expert to discuss health challenges Keith Martin, M.D., executive director of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health, will dicuss global health challenges at WVU Health Sciences on Thur., Nov. 15 at noon in Fukushima Auditorium. Complimentary box lunches will be provided for the first 50 attendees.