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  • WVU in the News: Don't Forget Our Frontline Caregivers in the Opioid Epidemic

    Wednesday, September 18, 2019

    WVU in the News: Don't Forget Our Frontline Caregivers in the Opioid Epidemic America’s opioid epidemic will go down in history alongside the Spanish flu, typhoid, polio and AIDS as one of our worst public health disasters. Between 1999 and 2017, almost 218,000 people in the United States died from overdoses connected to prescription opioids, and almost as many more died from overdoses connected to illicit opioids. Of the 70,000 drug overdose deaths in 2017, two-thirds of them were opioid-connected. Deaths continue at the rate of 130 a day.

  • Geriatrics Lunchtime Learning September 25, 2019

    Tuesday, September 17, 2019

    Wednesday, September 25, 2019 12:00 noon – 1:00pm

  • WVU HSC celebrates National Postdoc Appreciation Week

    Tuesday, September 17, 2019

    Since 2009, the NPA has sponsored National Postdoc Appreciation Day/Week to recognize the significant contributions that postdoctoral scholars make to U.S. research and discovery. WVU HSC will be celebrating the HSC Postdocs on Thursday, September 19th, Noon-1:00 PM, in the hallway behind the Pylons lobby. Everyone is welcome to stop by for scientific posters, pizza and cake.

  • Brunch for Women in Biomedical Research

    Tuesday, September 17, 2019

    The WVCTSI Females Advancing Clinical and Translational Sciences (FACTS) Group and the WVU HSC Office of Research and Graduate Education invite you to attend a networking brunch and learn about upcoming research and professional development events.

  • 29th Annual Fall Cancer Conference - Innovations in Cancer Care

    Monday, September 16, 2019

    29th Annual Fall Cancer Conference - Innovations in Cancer Care Plan to join the WVU Cancer Institute, WVU School of Medicine, WVU Medicine and the WVU Office of Continuing Education for the 29th Annual Fall Cancer Conference at the Erickson Alumni Center in Morgantown, WV on October 18th, 2019.

  • WVU Health Sciences awarded $1.9M for predoctoral training in behavioral and biomedical sciences

    Wednesday, September 11, 2019

    WVU Health Sciences awarded $1.9M for predoctoral training in behavioral and biomedical sciences West Virginia University Health Sciences behavioral and biomedical sciences (BBS) predoctoral training program was recently awarded a five-year, $1.9 million grant to prepare behavioral scientists for leadership roles related to the nation’s biomedical, behavioral and clinical research needs. 

  • WV AWARE workshop to be held Nov. 1

    Wednesday, September 11, 2019

    WV AWARE (Asking Women About Relationship Experiences) will host a collaborative workshop on Friday, November 1, at Stonewall Resort in Roanoke, W.Va. Check in begins at 11 a.m. and the workshop will take place from 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Lunch and compensation for time/travel will be provided.

  • Feinberg’s commentary on opioids featured in Nature

    Monday, September 9, 2019

    Feinberg’s commentary on opioids featured in Nature Judith Feinberg, M.D., professor of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry and Neuroscience, is author of “Tackle the epidemic, not the opioids” – a new article appearing in Nature Communications.

  • WVU Institute for Community and Rural Health Student Opportunities in Rural Health Fair

    Monday, September 9, 2019

    So, you've heard about some rural health programs for students, right? A little confused about what's available and how it can work for you? We're laying it all out for you! Join us for the Student Opportunities in Rural Health Fair on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 from 10:00am to 2:00pm in the Pylons Lobby, HSC North. Info tables for all programs, snacks and giveaways! https://www.hsc.wvu.edu/icrh/ 

  • 2019 RUSH (Rural Undergraduate Shadowing in Healthcare) Program application is now open

    Monday, September 9, 2019

    Are you an undergraduate student interested in a career in a healthcare profession serving in a rural community? Thinking about medical or dental school? The WVU Institute for Community and Rural Health RUSH program is a great introduction to practicing in rural communities. The application is now open. All applications must be completed by September 30, 2019. A selection will be made by October 15, 2019. Click here to apply. https://www.hsc.wvu.edu/icrh/students/rush-program/ - Shadow a rural practitioner for a total of 20 hours during specific dates agreed upon by the participating practitioner and the student -Receive a participation award of $300 after shadow completion -Work with the WVU Institute for Community and Rural Health and the WVU PreHealth Professional Development Office to identify other rural-related programs relevant to your chosen health profession discipline including research and service activities. If you have questions, please email icrh@hsc.wvu.edu