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  • Biostatistics Seminar Series continues this Wednesday (Jan. 23)

    Friday, January 18, 2019

    Biostatistics Seminar Series continues this Wednesday (Jan. 23) The Biostatistics Seminar Series kicks off its Spring 2019 semester this Wednesday. January 23, at 11:00 am in Erma Byrd Room 101. Jeff Cox, principal software architect, Biomedical Informatics and WV Clinical and Translational Science Institute, will present "Predictive Analytics Using Oracle Data Mining." See attached flyer for details.

  • Cancer prevention expert to discuss cervical cancer prevention in Appalachia

    Thursday, January 17, 2019

    Cancer prevention expert to discuss cervical cancer prevention in Appalachia Cervical cancer rates are higher among women in Appalachia due to a variety of factors ranging from health policy to biology. Next month, epidemiologist and cancer prevention researcher Electra Paskett, Ph.D., will visit the WVU Health Sciences Center to explain how these factors can help identify possible interventions to reverse this trend.

  • WVU in the News: Rudisill discusses traffic safety policies with Arizona station

    Thursday, January 17, 2019

    WVU in the News: Rudisill discusses traffic safety policies with Arizona station Epidemiologist and WVU faculty member Toni Rudisill, PhD, studies transportation safety and health policy. She recently spoke with Phoenix-based KJZZ's "The Show" about the efficacy of texting-while-driving laws. Arizona is one of three states without a texting-while-driving ban. Listen to the interview online. Rudisill is a research assistant professor in the School of Public Health's Department of Epidemiology.

  • WVU Dentistry offers free children’s dental exams

    Tuesday, January 15, 2019

    Children ages one to 17 can receive free exams, any necessary X-rays and fluoride treatments on Friday, Feb. 1, from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. in Morgantown at the West Virginia University Pediatric Dentistry Clinic as part of WVU Dental Care’s  National Children’s Dental Health Month celebrations.

  • "Bodies of Truth" book launch to feature reading and discussion by WVU professor

    Monday, January 14, 2019

    Bodies of Truth, Personal Narratives of Illness, Disability, and Medicine will have its official launch at WVU's Health Sciences Center on Thursday, January 17, at 5 p.m. in the Okey Patteson Auditorium.

  • In the News: Clay Marsh: New year for fighting opioid epidemic

    Monday, January 14, 2019

    In “Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs,” and in a viral TED talk, journalist Johann Hari explains how, for nearly a century, we’ve battled addiction by punishing and shaming both dealers and people suffering from addiction.

  • Watch full video of harm reduction panel discussion

    Friday, January 11, 2019

    Watch full video of harm reduction panel discussion On January 10, the School of Public Health hosted three experts to discuss the ongoing opioid crisis and approaches to combatting epidemics related to intravenous substance use. As part of the Dean's Colloquium Series, the panelists provided multiple perspectives – medical, law enforcement and community impact – about harm reduction initiatives and, specifically, syringe services programs. Watch the full video of the discussion online.

  • WVU in the News: McCawley discusses black lung with KDKA

    Friday, January 11, 2019

    WVU in the News: McCawley discusses black lung with KDKA Dr. McCawley talks to KDKA about the rise in black lung cases.

  • Bossarte shares his journey in academic research

    Wednesday, January 9, 2019

    Bossarte shares his journey in academic research Dr. Robert Bossarte, Director of the WVU Injury Control Research Center (ICRC) and Associate Professor of Epidemiology in the WVU School of Public Health, is the latest researcher to be interviewed on OOMPH!, the ICRC's podcast series. He shares his academic journey and how he began focusing on suicide prevention research.

  • The Bodice Project: Sculptural Exhibit

    Monday, January 7, 2019

    The Bodice Project: Sculptural Exhibit West Virginia University Health Sciences Center and the Bodice Project invite you to join us February 20 - 22 in the Erickson Alumni Center Nutting Gallery for the Bodice Project Sculptural Exhibit.