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  • Academy of Excellence in Teaching and Learning applications being accepted

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    The WVU Health Sciences Faculty Development Program is now accepting applications, CVs and biographies for the 2017 Academy of Excellence in Teaching and Learning.

  • Office of Health Services Research assists South Pacific territories

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    WVU’s Office of Health Services Research is partnering with the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, the Pacific Chronic Disease Council (PCDC), and others to reverse the rising threats posed by non-commuinicable diseases (NCD) in the U.S. Associated Pacific Islands. Since 2009, PCDC, a council of the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors, has provided leadership in the development of a Pacific NCD Collaborative Initiative, proactively targeting healthcare system transformations and expanding population outreach in the region. Read the full story on the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors website.

  • Drs. Bias and Abildso present at Health Impact Assessment meeting in Charleston

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Drs. Bias and Abildso present at Health Impact Assessment meeting in Charleston Drs. Bias and Abildso presented at a Health Impact Assessment workshop in Charleston, West Virginia hosted by the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation and the Pew Charitable Trust. They shared the successes and lessons learned from the Health Impact Assessment conducted by the Health Research Center in Fairmont, WV. Check out a report of that Health Impact Assessment online.

  • WVU initiatives receive $500K in grants from Benedum Foundation

    Wednesday, July 19, 2017

    The Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation recently awarded five grants totaling $540,000 to West Virginia University. $25,000 will benefit the WVU School of Public Health, specifically the Children's Healthcare Coverage and Access project.

  • WVCTSI and WVU research aims to increase addiction treatment effectiveness

    Thursday, July 13, 2017

    WVCTSI and WVU research aims to increase addiction treatment effectiveness MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Up to 20 percent of people with opioid use disorder may not respond to standard treatment. A new study at West Virginia University seeks to understand why.

  • 2017 WV RHA Conference accepting abstract submissions, scholarship applications

    Wednesday, July 12, 2017

    The 2017 WV Rural Health Conference is now accepting online abstract submissions for poster and oral presentations and applications for student scholarships. The deadline is August 20. The conference will be held at the Canaan Valley Resort in Davis, WV, October 11-13, 2017. To submit an abstract or scholarship application, visit the conference website. 

  • West Virginia public health officer named assistant dean at WVU School of Public Health

    Tuesday, July 11, 2017

    West Virginia public health officer named assistant dean at WVU School of Public Health Building on a strong foundation of practice-based learning, the West Virginia University School of Public Health has added a seasoned practitioner to its leadership team who will help provide faculty and students the opportunity to teach, learn and engage in public health practice. This month, Michael Brumage, MD, MPH, executive director and health officer for the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department, joins the WVU School of Public Health as assistant dean for public health practice and service.

  • NIOSH and WVU Occupational Medicine to host celebration and poster session

    Monday, July 10, 2017

    The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and West Virginia University is hosting "Occupational Safety and Health: Recognizing Accomplishments and Planning for the Future" to celebrate 50 Years of Occupational Respiratory Disease Research at NIOSH and 25 Years of Occupational Medicine Residency at WVU. They are currently accepting poster abstracts for consideration and encourage students and trainees to submit.

  • Town hall to focus on critical care and trauma

    Monday, July 10, 2017

    Town hall to focus on critical care and trauma Critical care and trauma specialist Alison Wilson, MD, will be the special guest at an open forum for Health Sciences and WVU Medicine faculty, staff, and students at noon on Tuesday in the Okey Patteson Auditorium of the WVU Health Sciences Center.

  • Andress to attend Center for Popular Economics summer institute

    Friday, July 7, 2017

    Andress to attend Center for Popular Economics summer institute Dr. Lauri Andress, assistant professor in the Department of Health Policy, Management, and Leadership, has been offered a scholarship to attend the Center for Popular Economics’ 2017 Summer Institute at Amherst College later this month.