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  • Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy reorganizes; faculty reappointed

    Wednesday, July 19, 2017

    The School of Medicine recently restructured its basic science departments to increase thematic alignment and enhance synergy between the University’s neuroscience- and cancer-related research missions.

  • WVU hosts international Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy conference in July

    Wednesday, July 19, 2017

    West Virginia University is hosting the international conference on Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and Imaging of Biological Systems (EPR-2017) July 16-22, 2017, at Lakeview Resort and Conference Center, Morgantown, W.Va.

  • DreamCatchers Music Therapy and Musical Theatre Program

    Wednesday, July 19, 2017

    DreamCatchers Music Therapy and Musical Theatre Program Register your children for DreamCatchers, a brand-new music therapy and musical theatre program for children of all abilities.

  • WVU initiatives receive $500K in grants from Benedum Foundation

    Wednesday, July 19, 2017

    The School of Medicine received an appropriation of $90,000 to support Phase II of the West Virginia Coordinated Action, Response, Education and Support about Families Living with Dementia project through a grant from the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation .

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.”

  • First-year medical students participate in summer research program at WVU

    Thursday, June 29, 2017

    A group of first-year medical students are participating in the WVU Health Sciences Initiation to Research Opportunities (INTRO) summer program. The students were selected to spend nearly 10 weeks of their summer after the first year in medical school participating in either clinical or basic science research in a lab with a research mentor. They will receive a stipend of $4,000.