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  • Violence prevention research provides opportunity for WVU student, public health advocates

    Friday, September 24, 2021

    Violence prevention research provides opportunity for WVU student, public health advocates The #MeToo movement has inspired millions of individuals to share their stories of surviving sexual violence. After discovering the grassroots effort on social media, it also inspired one West Virginia University student to find her passion for helping others through violence prevention.

  • 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."

  • Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery celebrates 55 years of education

    Wednesday, September 22, 2021

    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery celebrates 55 years of education The West Virginia University Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery recently turned 55 years old, celebrating decades of education and training for more than 100 program graduates, many who have stayed in West Virginia to practice through their careers.

  • $100K gift provides virtual reality simulator to benefit School of Medicine students, faculty

    Tuesday, September 21, 2021

    $100K gift provides virtual reality simulator to benefit School of Medicine students, faculty Students and faculty at the School of Medicine are learning to perform complex blood vessel procedures using a new virtual reality simulator funded by an alumnus’ $100,000 gift. The latest contribution from Dr. and Mrs. John Mikita was used to purchase an endovascular training simulator for the David and Jo Ann Shaw Center for Simulation Training and Education for Patient Safety (STEPS). The simulator allows medical students, residents and faculty to gain hands-on experience performing endovascular procedures, which can be necessary to treat a broad range of conditions – including a stroke, blood clot, aneurysm, heart attack and more – with reduced recovery time and less risk for complications.

  • 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.

  • WVU earns sixth Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award

    Tuesday, September 21, 2021

    WVU earns sixth Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award Establishing a Faculty Justice Network, creating a comprehensive Inclusive Campus website and increasing fundraising aimed at soliciting resources for traditionally underrepresented students are among the new projects at West Virginia University that earned the 2021 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award for the sixth consecutive year.

  • WVU in the News: Faithful Politics Podcast featuring Clay Marsh, M.D.

    Tuesday, September 21, 2021

    According to a recent study by John Hopkins University, 1 in 500 Americans have died from coronavirus since the nation’s first reported infection. Think about that for a second and after you do check how many friends you have on Facebook, Twitter, etc and see what that would equate to for you. If you knew that you could save their life, would you? This podcast was recorded with that one person in mind. We talk with Dr. Clay Marsh, the Coronavirus Response Coordinator for West Virginia.

  • The Two Things

    Sunday, September 19, 2021

    The Two Things On Friday (Sept. 17), West Virginia had the highest transmission rate of COVID-19 in the country. If we were a country, our transmission rate was the highest in the world.

  • WVU Walk with a Future Doc session to discuss effects of chronic disease on weight

    Friday, September 17, 2021

    The presenter for this session is Treah Haggerty, M.D., associate professor and physician for the WVU Medicine Weight Management Clinic. Her topic will be "Effects of Chronic Disease on Weight."

  • WV STEPS features diverse manikin, standardized patients for students to gain experience working with diverse populations

    Friday, September 17, 2021

    WV STEPS features diverse manikin, standardized patients for students to gain experience working with diverse populations The West Virginia University (WVU) David and Jo Ann Shaw Center for Simulation Training and Education for Patient Safety (STEPS) now features more diverse manikin and standardized patients to better prepare Health Sciences students to work with patients from different backgrounds.