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  • WVU transforms neuroscience research and education with new Department of Neuroscience

    Monday, July 9, 2018

    WVU transforms neuroscience research and education with new Department of Neuroscience In an effort to continue to improve brain health and wellness and understanding of neurological disorders, West Virginia University is bringing together more than 50 of its laboratories and dozens of educators to form a new Department of Neuroscience within the School of Medicine and as a part of the recently established Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute.

  • The challenge and the opportunity of the contemporary opioid epidemic

    Monday, July 9, 2018

    In the U.S. there have been numerous drug epidemics with different policy responses to each. Author Henry Brownstein will discuss the crack cocaine, methamphetamine and contemporary opioid epidemics, the policy responses to each and their consequences. His talk is planned Wednesday (July 11) at 1 p.m. in 104 Downtown Campus Library. The contemporary opioid epidemic is atypical and offers both a challenge and an opportunity for drug policy. His talk is sponsored by the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, the Research Center on Violence and the Department of Sociology and Anthropology.

  • Costello appointed to the CHIP Board of Directors

    Thursday, July 5, 2018

    Costello appointed to the CHIP Board of Directors Lisa M. Costello, M.D., has recently been appointed as a citizen member to the Board of Directors of the West Virginia Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

  • WVU to host tobacco experts leading efforts on reducing tobacco-related disparities

    Tuesday, July 3, 2018

    WVU to host tobacco experts leading efforts on reducing tobacco-related disparities Tobacco disparities thought leader experts will gather in Morgantown, W.Va., July 9 and 10 to develop a strategic blueprint for continued efforts toward reducing the burden of tobacco-related disease and death.

  • WVU School of Medicine launches new advance track curriculum to help lessen student debt

    Monday, July 2, 2018

    WVU School of Medicine launches new advance track curriculum to help lessen student debt Incoming West Virginia University School of Medicine students can compete for a spot in the new Mountaineer Accelerated Track to Enter Residency, or MATTER program, which provides a fast-track curriculum option— allowing medical students to graduate earlier and with less debt.

  • WVU Medicine Children’s pediatric urology ranked 42nd nationally by U.S. News & World Report

    Wednesday, June 27, 2018

    WVU Medicine Children’s has received its first-ever national ranking from U.S. News & World Report, tied for 42nd in the nation for pediatric urology with Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital.

  • WVU School of Medicine announces new physician assistant program, names director

    Saturday, June 23, 2018

    WVU School of Medicine announces new physician assistant program, names director To meet growing healthcare needs locally and statewide, the West Virginia University School of Medicine is launching a new physician assistant education program. The program will begin accepting students in January 2020 and is comprised of four semesters of classroom instruction, followed by a full year of clinical training.

  • WVU School of Medicine welcomes new medical residents

    Friday, June 22, 2018

    WVU School of Medicine welcomes new medical residents The West Virginia University School of Medicine recently welcomed a new class of 142 resident physicians to the graduate medical education program.

  • Gibson selected as an Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine Fellow

    Monday, June 18, 2018

    Gibson selected as an Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine Fellow Laura F. Gibson, Ph.D., senior associate vice president for research and graduate education at WVU Health Sciences, has been selected as a fellow in the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine Program for Women at Drexel University College of Medicine.

  • NIH Funding Opportunities Available for High-Risk Research

    Friday, June 15, 2018

    NIH Funding Opportunities Available for High-Risk Research The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Common Fund announces fiscal year 2019 funding opportunities for the NIH Director’s Pioneer Award, New Innovator Award, Transformative Research Award, and Early Independence Award in the High-Risk, High-Reward Research program.