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  • Healthcare administrator to join WVU School of Public Health leadership

    Monday, November 20, 2017

    Healthcare administrator to join WVU School of Public Health leadership Continuing efforts to strengthen the public health presence at West Virginia University, the School of Public Health has added an experienced healthcare administrator to its leadership team. Later this month, Sarah Woodrum will join the School of Public Health as its new senior associate dean for administration.

  • New toys and volunteers needed for Christian Help's 36th annual toy giveaway

    Wednesday, November 15, 2017

    New toys and volunteers needed for Christian Help's 36th annual toy giveaway The holiday season is quickly approaching and we are asking for your support of Christian Help's 36th Annual annual toy giveaway at the new Armory.

  • More fun! More games!

    Wednesday, November 15, 2017

    More fun! More games! WVU will celebrate the new Health Sciences Student Activity Center at noon Monday, Nov. 27. The Activity Center features a pool table, ping-pong, foosball and space to relax. It’s open to students 24 hours a day.

  • School of Public Health faculty honored for service

    Wednesday, November 15, 2017

    School of Public Health faculty honored for service	As part of the School of Public Health’s celebration of the 150th anniversary of West Virginia University, two distinguished faculty members were recognized for their hard work and dedication to furthering the mission of the School. Dean Jeffrey Coben presented Drs. Adam Baus and Christiaan Abildso (in absentia) with Celebration Coins at the 150th event on November 10, as a token of appreciation for members of the University who go above and beyond their daily work.

  • Faculty encouraged to attend overview session of the R and RStudio system

    Tuesday, November 14, 2017

    Join WVCTSI and the WVU Department of Biostatistics for a hands-on introduction and overview of the R and RStudio statistical computing, graphics, and data analysis system. Snehalata Huzurbazar, Ph.D., and Eugenie Jackson, Ph.D., will work with workshop attendees to perform hands-on analyses and data output exercises.

  • WVU’s Delta Omega chapter goes first – again!

    Thursday, November 9, 2017

    WVU’s Delta Omega chapter goes first – again! The Gamma Mu Chapter of the Delta Omega Honorary Society is making history. For the fifth year in a row, the WVU chapter has been named Chapter of the Year from the national organization. The chapter accepted the award last week during the American Public Health Association’s yearly meeting and exposition in Atlanta, GA.

  • Work-place violence presentation makes a buzz at APHA

    Thursday, November 9, 2017

    Work-place violence presentation makes a buzz at APHA Amid the hundreds of sessions going on during the American Public Health Association’s annual meeting last week, Dr. Kimberly Rauscher’s presentation on workplace violence caught the attention of APHA reporters.

  • WVCTSI co-sponsoring seminar on next generation sequencing

    Monday, November 6, 2017

    WVCTSI and the West Virginia University Health Sciences Center are pleased to welcome Uwe Staub, Ph.D., chief operating officer with Epigenomics, for a special seminar on November 14. Dr. Staub will present, “From the Idea to a Final Product –Translating Targeted Bisulfite Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) on Liquid biopsies into Product on the Market.”

  • WVU in the News: Assistant Dean Brumage discusses childhood trauma as a source of public health problems

    Monday, November 6, 2017

    WVU in the News: Assistant Dean Brumage discusses childhood trauma as a source of public health problems Dr. Michael Brumage, assistant dean at the SPH and executive director and health officer for the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department, is featured on West Virginia Public Broadcasting's podcast, "The Front Porch." In this episode, Brumage shares his insights on how exposure to childhood trauma can lead to a variety of public health problems in adulthood.

  • Biostatistics Monthly Seminar scheduled for Nov. 16

    Thursday, November 2, 2017

    Biostatistics Monthly Seminar scheduled for Nov. 16 The SPH Department of Biostatistics will host its next monthly seminar on Nov. 16. Eugenie Jackson, PhD, research associate in the WVU Department of Biostatistics, will present “Two Recent Algorithms to Infer Structure in Longitudinal Vaginal Microbiome Data” from 2:45-4:00pm in G274 HSN-South.