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  • WVU Hospitals receives CON approval to move to Level IV NICU status

    Tuesday, June 8, 2021

    WVU Hospitals has become the first hospital in West Virginia to receive Certificate of Need (CON) approval to move its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at WVU Medicine Children’s from Level III status to Level IV status. The designation will take effect later this summer.

  • Latest blog from Dr. Clay Marsh: 'Why we should all choose vaccination'

    Tuesday, June 8, 2021

    Clay Marsh, MD, West Virginia’s COVID-19 czar and vice president and executive dean for WVU Health Sciences, has written a new blog titled: "Why we should all choose vaccination."

  • Huggins events in Cincinnati on June 13-14 to benefit WVU Cancer Institute

    Friday, June 4, 2021

    The WVU Cancer Institute is partnering with donors to host an event called the Huggins Homecoming on Sunday and Monday, June 13-14, in Cincinnati, Ohio.

  • New programs, more beds, and a new life coming to Fairmont Medical Center

    Friday, June 4, 2021

    New programs, more beds, and a new life coming to Fairmont Medical Center With the one-year anniversary of the reopening of Fairmont Medical Center approaching next month, Albert L. Wright, Jr., president and CEO of the West Virginia University Health System and West Virginia University Hospitals, today (June 4) unveiled a plan to expand and grow the medical campus and hospital.

  • WVU Medicine releases 2020 annual report

    Friday, June 4, 2021

    WVU Medicine has released its 2020 Annual Report: "Leading Healthcare Here and Everywhere." The report highlights WVU Medicine’s growth in 2020 and spotlights the system’s accomplishments, as well as those of its member hospitals and institutes. Milestones for the WVU Health Sciences Center and WVU Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Public Health are also included.

  • WVU Medicine celebrates first Project SEARCH graduating class

    Wednesday, May 26, 2021

    The first class of Project SEARCH interns graduated from the WVU Medicine J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital program May 26. The interns, high school students with disabilities, rotated through job roles in several departments within Ruby, gaining real-world experience. While the program has existed since 1996, WVU Medicine in the first Project SEARCH host site in the state.

  • WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute offers TMS for treatment-resistant depression

    Wednesday, May 26, 2021

    WVU Medicine is now offering an option for patients with treatment-resistant depression. Transcranial magnetic stimulation, or TMS, is a noninvasive form of brain stimulation that targets the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex, which is connected to the deeper circuits of the brain responsible for depression.

  • WVU Eye Institute implements 3D eye surgery technology

    Wednesday, May 26, 2021

    Surgeons at the WVU Eye Institute are now using 3D viewing systems to perform vitreoretinal surgery. The WVU Eye Institute is the only facility in the state to offer this technology.

  • WVU Cancer Institute to open center at WVU Medicine Uniontown Hospital

    Monday, May 24, 2021

    Cancer patients in Fayette and Greene counties will no longer have to travel to find the care they need thanks to a new partnership between the WVU Cancer Institute and WVU Medicine Uniontown Hospital to open a cancer center on the second floor of the Annex Building on the Hospital’s campus.

  • WVU Medicine recruits Dr. Christopher Mascio to lead Children’s Heart Center

    Friday, May 21, 2021

    WVU Medicine is pleased to announce that Christopher E. Mascio, MD, will lead pediatric cardiac services for WVU Medicine Children’s, serving as the executive director of the new WVU Medicine Children’s Heart Center and division chief of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery in the Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery. The WVU Medicine Children’s Heart Center will be headquartered in the new $215-million, nine-story, 150-bed free-leaning Children’s Hospital on WVU Medicine’s main campus in Morgantown. WVU Medicine Children’s is the only children’s hospital in the state that offers full cardiac care, and the Children’s Heart Center follows a model that cares for patients with congenital heart disease from the prenatal period through adulthood. “We’re putting the West Virginia spirit to work by welcoming Dr. Mascio home and expanding our expertise in the area of advanced pediatric heart care for the children of West Virginia. His leadership will help us further transform WVU Medicine Children’s as a destination for people across the country and allow families to receive the highest level of care while staying closer to home,” Albert L. Wright, Jr., president and CEO of the West Virginia University Health System, said.