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  • WVU doctors create Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Health to halt chronic disease

    Wednesday, November 8, 2017

    WVU doctors create Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Health to halt chronic disease As recent national statistics for obesity and diabetes revealed West Virginia’s ranking as number one in both, a team of interdisciplinary healthcare providers at West Virginia University is creating a new Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Health with the bold goal of preventing and reversing these conditions with not more medication, but less.

  • Grant will help WVU Medicine identify HIV, Hepatitis C patients

    Tuesday, November 7, 2017

    Grant will help WVU Medicine identify HIV, Hepatitis C patients The WVU Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine has been awarded a four-year, $1.375 million grant from Frontlines of Communities in the United States (FOCUS) to identify and link to care patients infected with HIV and hepatitis C (HCV) at several WVU Medicine clinical sites.

  • Grand opening ceremony for WVU Cancer Institute at Reynolds Memorial Hospital to be held Friday

    Monday, November 6, 2017

    Grand opening ceremony for WVU Cancer Institute at Reynolds Memorial Hospital to be held Friday The WVU Cancer Institute at Reynolds Memorial Hospital will hold a grand opening ceremony and reception at 10 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 10, at the newly constructed center on the hospital campus in Glen Dale. The clinic will hold its first patient visits on Nov. 27.  

  • WVU in the News: Assistant Dean Brumage discusses childhood trauma as a source of public health problems

    Monday, November 6, 2017

    WVU in the News: Assistant Dean Brumage discusses childhood trauma as a source of public health problems Dr. Michael Brumage, assistant dean at the SPH and executive director and health officer for the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department, is featured on West Virginia Public Broadcasting's podcast, "The Front Porch." In this episode, Brumage shares his insights on how exposure to childhood trauma can lead to a variety of public health problems in adulthood.

  • Celebrating National Health Professions Week at WVU

    Sunday, November 5, 2017

    So, you think you want to explore a career in a health profession, but you don’t know where to start or even what’s available?

  • “Doctors on Call” show to discuss health issues of “private parts”

    Friday, November 3, 2017

    “Doctors on Call” show to discuss health issues of “private parts” Have a question that you’re too embarrassed to ask your doctor? The next “Doctors on Call” explores health topics related to the private parts with experts in urology, gynecology, and other health issues. The live television show airs at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 9, on West Virginia Public Broadcasting. 

  • WVU researcher examines patient awareness of prescription drug risks

    Wednesday, November 1, 2017

    WVU researcher examines patient awareness of prescription drug risks Prescription medications, including antidepressants and pain medications, can have various side effects and risks, and a West Virginia University researcher is examining whether patients understand the risks associated with driving. Robin Pollini, Associate Director of the WVU School of Public Health’s Injury Control Research Center, led a study on driver awareness of the potential effects of prescription medications.

  • Scientist appointed to lead brain health and performance program at WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute

    Tuesday, October 31, 2017

    Scientist appointed to lead brain health and performance program at WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute WVU Medicine has appointed Scott Galster, Ph.D., to lead the human performance research and brain health programs at West Virginia University and WVU Medicine. He will do so at the newly formed West Virginia University Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute. Dr. Galster also will serve as a tenured professor in the Department of Physiology, Pharmacology, and Neuroscience at the WVU School of Medicine.

  • Epidemiologist and harm reduction expert to share insights on opioid epidemic

    Tuesday, October 31, 2017

    Epidemiologist and harm reduction expert to share insights on opioid epidemic Robin A. Pollini, PhD MPH, along with Dr. Jane Maxwell from the University of Texas at Austin, will present “The Opioid Epidemic: Lessons Learned from the United States” to the US Embassy and Consulates in Canada. The presentation will be followed by a moderated discussion and Q&A session.

  • Benedum Scholar Paul Lockman to deliver public lecture Thursday

    Monday, October 30, 2017

    Benedum Scholar Paul Lockman to deliver public lecture Thursday Neuroscience Centers Professor and Pharmaceutical Sciences Chair Dr. Paul Lockman will deliver a public lecture on “Disruptive Innovation in Sciences”  Thursday, Nov. 2 as part of the 2016-2017 Benedum Lecture Series. The lecture will take place at 4 p.m. in the Health Sciences Fukushima Auditorium, with a public reception to follow.