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  • HSC Zoom will require Single Sign-on and Multifactor Authentication starting Jan. 5

    Wednesday, December 22, 2021

    Effective Jan. 5, 2022, HSC-ITS will be implementing single sign-on and multifactor authentication for all HSC Zoom accounts. All users will use their WVU or WVUM Login credentials when logging in Zoom. This change will not affect users who do not have a Zoom account and only function as a meeting participant.

  • WVU earns record-shattering $203 million for research funding

    Monday, November 15, 2021

    WVU earns record-shattering $203 million for research funding West Virginia University received $203 million in external funding for research and other sponsored programs for fiscal year 2021, besting the previous year’s record by $8 million.

  • WVU gets FDA approval for clinical trial of drug to treat eye cancer ‘from the inside out’

    Monday, November 8, 2021

    WVU gets FDA approval for clinical trial of drug to treat eye cancer ‘from the inside out’ In the past, doctors would treat tumors with chemotherapy, but they couldn’t avoid hitting healthy cells, too. Today cancer treatments have grown more accurate, and scientists at West Virginia University are working to level-up their accuracy even more.

  • WVU-led team to build a bridge to better health using A.I.

    Tuesday, October 26, 2021

    WVU-led team to build a bridge to better health using A.I. Quality healthcare transcends the medical profession, as evidenced by a new project led by West Virginia University that includes not only health experts but engineers, a physicist, a lawyer and a business data analyst. “Bridges in Digital Health,” which recently received $3 million from the National Science Foundation, hopes to address the combination of rising healthcare costs, the expansion of the nation’s elderly population and health disparities, particularly in rural communities, through advances in digital health and artificial intelligence, and training the next generation of professionals to develop and deploy such advances. Digital health is a rapidly growing field that involves clinical and biomedical data including prescriptions, medical images, ultrasound videos, electronic health records and data from mobile devices and wearables, such as Fitbit.

  • WVU Cancer Institute’s Pink Party raises $80K to benefit Bonnie’s Bus

    Friday, October 1, 2021

    WVU Cancer Institute’s Pink Party raises $80K to benefit Bonnie’s Bus The WVU Cancer Institute’s 2021 Pink Party raised more than $80,000 to benefit Bonnie’s Bus, a mobile mammography unit that provides life-saving breast cancer screenings for women in West Virginia.

  • BeWell Blog — "Try This Tuesday: Take a Break"

    Tuesday, September 28, 2021

    BeWell Blog — "Try This Tuesday: Take a Break" The BeWell team is offering a series of helpful tips for mental health and wellbeing called "Try This Tuesday." This week, Seth Haxel discusses the importance of taking breaks. Research shows that taking deliberate time away from studying can help improve your focus and productivity when you return to your studies. 

  • Faculty Development Zoom session: "Rogue, Opportunistic, or even ‘Predatory’ Journals: What Every Clinician Researcher Needs to Know!"

    Monday, September 27, 2021

    All faculty are invited to attend the WVU Health Sciences Center Faculty Development Program presentation "Rogue, Opportunistic, or even ‘Predatory’ Journals: What Every Clinician Researcher Needs to Know!" Monday, Oct. 11, 2021, from noon to 1 p.m.

  • BeWell Blog — "Grief, Loss, and Trauma in the Pandemic"

    Wednesday, September 22, 2021

    BeWell Blog — "Grief, Loss, and Trauma in the Pandemic" The BeWell team has written a blog with guidance and resources around "Grief, Loss, and Trauma in the Pandemic."

  • Virtual Faculty Engagement Event "Narrative Medicine: the Importance of Story in Health Education"

    Tuesday, September 21, 2021

    All faculty are invited to attend the WVU Health Sciences Center Faculty Development Program Virtual Faculty Engagement Event "Narrative Medicine: the Importance of Story in Health Education" on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021, from noon to 1 p.m.

  • Vaccine Voices: How to Talk to a Vaccine Skeptic

    Tuesday, September 21, 2021

    Vaccine Voices: How to Talk to a Vaccine Skeptic Vaccine Voices, a project of the AAMC and the CDC, is working to promote confidence in COVID-19 vaccines in communities and among health care personnel. They offer the following tips on how to talk to a vaccine skeptic.