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  • How domestic violence impacts healthcare

    Tuesday, February 13, 2018

    How domestic violence impacts healthcare Of the Mindful Physician, an organization for medical students focusing on the impact that arts and humanities have on healthcare, is hosting a community event discussing the intersection of domestic violence and healthcare from multiple perspectives: physician, researcher, rape counselor, survivor and martial arts instructors.

  • WVU Festival of Ideas to host panel of six opioid crisis experts

    Monday, February 12, 2018

    WVU Festival of Ideas to host panel of six opioid crisis experts Six experts on the state’s opioid crisis will take part in a panel discussion Feb. 20 in the Charleston Civic Center Little Theater as part of West Virginia University’s Festival of Ideas. “Understanding the Opioid Epidemic” starts at 7:30 p.m., and is co-sponsored by The Charleston Gazette-Mail. 

  • Registration now open for the 2018 Community Leadership Academy

    Monday, February 12, 2018

    Online registration is open for the 2018 Community Leadership Academy!  Join the Community Leadership Academy April 11-13 at Marriott Morgantown at Waterfront Place in Morgantown, WV. The Community Leadership Academy (CLA) helps emerging and established leaders develop their leadership skills. For more details about the 2018 Community Leadership Academy, please contact:  Community Leadership Academy Director, Kelly Nix, Ph.D, at 304-293-8680.

  • Autism 5K Run & Family Fun Walk

    Monday, February 12, 2018

    Autism 5K Run & Family Fun Walk Register today for the iASD 5K Run & Family Fun Walk on Saturday, April 28th! The intensive Autism Service Delivery (iASD) Clinic at the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities provides evidence based treatment to young West Virginia children while serving as a training site for WVU students to receive supervised training on Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) required to become certified therapists. The iASD Clinic is a collaboration between the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities (CED), the WVU School of Medicine Pediatrics Department and the WVU Psychology Department.

  • WVU medical student selected as 2018 Paul Ambrose Scholar

    Monday, February 12, 2018

    WVU medical student selected as 2018 Paul Ambrose Scholar As a budding medical student, making an impact in the lives of patients is paramount to a successful and fulfilling career.

  • Ask the Experts: Preventing Childhood Obesity - March 1

    Monday, February 12, 2018

    Ask the Experts: Preventing Childhood Obesity - March 1 On March 1, from 2-3:30 p.m., the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) will host an Ask the Experts virtual session on preventing childhood obesity. Expert panelists from Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center, West Virginia Bureau for Public Health, West Virginia Prevention Research Center and the CDC Division of Population Health will address the intersection of community based research, policy development and program implementation to prevent childhood obesity.

  • WVU groups to host body positivity event Feb. 19

    Friday, February 9, 2018

    WVU groups to host body positivity event Feb. 19 Groups and organizations across West Virginia University are collaborating to create a night of body acceptance for students. The WVU Collegiate Recovery Program, WELLWVU, Carruth Center, WVU Medicine Student Health and the WVU Women’s Resource Center will host “Accepting EveryBODY” on February 19, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the WVU Recreation Center, Meeting Room A.

  • CDC to offer continuing education course on vaccine immunization in Morgantown

    Friday, February 9, 2018

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is offering a continuing education course titled CDC Pink Book Training: Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine Preventable Diseases on April 10-11, 2018, at the Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront Place in Morgantown, West Virginia.

  • West Virginia’s first pediatric urologist Dr. William Fred Tarry remembered

    Thursday, February 8, 2018

    Dr. William Fred Tarry, who joined the School of Medicine as a general surgery and urology resident in 1982 and became West Virginia's first pediatric urologist, died on February 8, 2018.

  • Nominations for Women in Science and Health Awards now open

    Thursday, February 8, 2018

    Sponsored by the Women in Science and Health (WISH) Committee, the Women in Science and Health Awards recognize outstanding achievements made by women working at West Virginia University Health Sciences.