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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.

  • Dr. Vernon receives Lifetime Achievement Award

    Thursday, November 16, 2017

    Michael Vernon, Ph.D., professor and former chair of WVU’s Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Society of Reproductive Biologists and Technologists (SRBT) annual meeting in San Antonio, Texas in October.

  • 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.

  • New toys and volunteers needed for Christian Help's 36th annual toy giveaway

    Wednesday, November 15, 2017

    New toys and volunteers needed for Christian Help's 36th annual toy giveaway The holiday season is quickly approaching and we are asking for your support of Christian Help's 36th Annual annual toy giveaway at the new Armory.

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • School of Medicine’s Scott Cottrell receives national award

    Thursday, November 9, 2017

    School of Medicine’s Scott Cottrell receives national award Scott Cottrell, associate dean for medical education at WVU’s School of Medicine, recently received the Generalists in Medical Education's Servant Leadership award at the Association for American Medical College’s 38th annual conference in Boston, Massachusetts in November.

  • 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.

  • Dr. Meghan Turner joins WVU Department of Otolaryngology

    Wednesday, November 8, 2017

    Dr. Meghan Turner joins WVU Department of Otolaryngology Meghan T. Turner, MD is a head and neck/skull base surgeon in the West Virginia Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. She has particular interest and expertise in minimally invasive surgical techniques including endoscopic endonasal skull base surgery, robotic head and neck surgery, and transoral laser surgery.