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  • Dr. Otis Brawley will present the Annual Hardesty Lecture

    Friday, October 4, 2019

    Dr. Otis Brawley will present the Annual Hardesty Lecture Dr. Otis Brawley will present the Annual Hardesty Lecture November 22 at 4 PM in the Erickson Alumni Center He is a global leader in cancer research and health disparities and a leading voice in training the next generation of scientists and physicians to reduce the threat of cancer

  • Health Sciences to sponsor WVU Global Health Week

    Tuesday, October 1, 2019

    Health Sciences to sponsor WVU Global Health Week The Global Health Program at WVU Health Sciences will sponsor WVU Global Health Week Oct. 14-18 at noon in room 1905 Health Sciences North. Lunch is provided to those who RSVP by Oct. 7.

  • WVU Pharmacy alumna and colleagues honored by APhA Foundation

    Wednesday, September 25, 2019

    WVU Pharmacy alumna and colleagues honored by APhA Foundation The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Foundation is recognizing a West Virginia School of Pharmacy alumna for making childhood vaccinations a priority in her state.

  • WVU Health Sciences Center Faculty Development Program Noon Hour Sessions

    Thursday, September 19, 2019

    WVU Health Sciences Center Faculty Development Program will host a series of sessions at noon on Sept. 26.

  • WVU pharmacy student finds purpose through courageous battle with childhood cancer

    Wednesday, September 18, 2019

    WVU pharmacy student finds purpose through courageous battle with childhood cancer September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Statistics show more than 10,000 children in the United States under the age of 15 will be diagnosed with some form of cancer in 2019.

  • WVU Pharmacy student one of seven national student officers for Industry Pharmacists Organization (IPhO)

    Wednesday, September 18, 2019

    WVU Pharmacy student one of seven national student officers for Industry Pharmacists Organization (IPhO) Krystal Hughes, a third-year pharmacy student at the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy, is one of seven students acting as a national student officer for the Industry Pharmacists Organization (IPhO). Hughes is a preceptor to IPhO’s numerous regional student officers and interns across the country. Her duties include recruiting and hiring interns, conducting interviews and establishing and managing projects on a large scale. This is the first year that IPhO has had and internships director. Hughes will hold the position until spring 2020.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.