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  • Learn about becoming a Blue Zone University at WVU Town Hall

    Wednesday, October 24, 2018

    Learn about becoming a Blue Zone University at WVU Town Hall Learn how becoming the first certified Blue Zones University in the world can inspire healthy transformation, economic vitality and higher well-being. Join us for a university-wide Town Hall at the WVU Health Sciences Center on Thur., Nov. 8 at noon. If you can’t join us, you can watch the event live at https://www.hsc.wvu.edu/live-feed.

  • Protecting coal miners from black lung disease

    Thursday, October 18, 2018

    Protecting coal miners from black lung disease In a report published by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, WVU School of Public Health researcher Michael McCawley and his colleagues pinpoint shortcomings in how miners’ exposure to respirable coal-mine dust is monitored. Inhaling this dust over time leads to black lung disease.

  • WVU, partners announce regional hub to train entrepreneurs, commercialize healthcare technology

    Tuesday, October 16, 2018

    WVU, partners announce regional hub to train entrepreneurs, commercialize healthcare technology Hoping to speed up the move from idea to application, West Virginia University and 23 other regional institutions have come together to create a “virtual hub” that will ultimately help speed the commercialization of groundbreaking university research. 

  • Health Sciences Campus to host Mountaineer Week events

    Tuesday, October 16, 2018

    Health Sciences Campus to host Mountaineer Week events Mountaineer Week, WVU’s annual celebration of West Virginia heritage and culture, will make a stop at the Health Sciences Campus on Wednesday, Oct. 24, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. on the Learning Center Green.

  • Community-based research town hall

    Thursday, October 11, 2018

    WVCTSI and the WVU Mountaineer Health Initiative are co-sponsoring a town hall meeting to highlight research taking place across the state. “Conversation and Collaboration: WVU Community-Based Researchers and Outreach Staff Making a Difference,” offers attendees the chance to learn about the range of community engaged research and outreach across the state, meet colleagues engaged in similar work, identify common issues, and ascertain better ways to support each other in the field.

  • Influenza vaccine required for all employees working in patient care areas

    Monday, October 8, 2018

    Influenza vaccine required for all employees working in patient care areas WVU faculty, providers, residents, students and volunteers whose job duties bring them into contact with patients are required to receive the flu vaccination prior to Wed., Dec. 5. Options are available through Employee Health.

  • WVU Cancer Institute’s Second Annual Lung Cancer Conference: Catalyzing Change to Address Lung Cancer

    Wednesday, October 3, 2018

    WVU Cancer Institute’s Second Annual Lung Cancer Conference: Catalyzing Change to Address Lung Cancer The free event is designed to heighten awareness about the impact of lung cancer across West Virginia. The conference will engage health care providers, health care delivery systems, community-based organizations, payers, advocates, public health educators, and policymakers to improve lung cancer screening, early detection, treatment, and survivorship.

  • WVU Global Health Week to be held Oct. 15-19 at Health Sciences Center

    Tuesday, October 2, 2018

    WVU Global Health Week to be held Oct. 15-19 at Health Sciences Center Global health challenges and experiences will be explored during the School of Medicine’s 2018 Global Health Week held at Health Sciences.

  • WVU School of Public Health, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute collaborate to combat state’s opioid epidemic

    Monday, October 1, 2018

    WVU School of Public Health, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute collaborate to combat state’s opioid epidemic The West Virginia University School of Public Health and the Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute are collaborating to create a new leadership position that will focus on advancing brain health research and services to combat the state’s ongoing opioid epidemic.

  • WVU School of Nursing advisor Julien Nguyen receives national advising award

    Monday, October 1, 2018

    WVU School of Nursing advisor Julien Nguyen receives national advising award West Virginia University School of Nursing advisor Julien Nguyen received the 2018 Outstanding Advising Award in the Academic Advising—Primary Role category from The National Academic Advising Association, the Global Community for Academic Advising.