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  • Charleston conference addresses community health

    Monday, November 28, 2016

    More than 160 West Virginia and regional leaders will meet in Charleston Nov. 30 to learn about the connections between geography and public health, and to work on engaging community development and financial institutions in the effort to create a healthier population.

  • HSC Grand Rounds to focus on mindful practice

    Sunday, November 27, 2016

    The program, which also features optional pre-Grand Rounds workshops, is set for Dec. 5. It's targeted to physicians, nurses, dentists, pharmacists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, and other healthcare professionals.

  • WVU Institutional Partnership with the Association for Women in Science

    Friday, November 18, 2016

    West Virginia University has renewed their institutional partnership with the Association for Women in Science (AWIS).   AWIS is the largest multi-disciplinary organization for women in STEM dedicated to achieving equity and full participation of women in all disciplines and across all employment sectors.   AWIS reaches more than 15,000 professionals in STEM around the country.

  • Gee welcomes new cancer researchers to WVU

    Friday, November 11, 2016

    Earlier this year when Mary J.C. Hendrix was named president of Shepherd University, she had a critical decision to make: To shut down her research laboratory at Northwestern University or relocate her groundbreaking cancer research closer to Shepherd. The answer came in a unique partnership with West Virginia University, a major R1 research university 150 miles to the west of Shepherd. Thanks to sophisticated Skype technology, Hendrix and her laboratory are able to resume daily research interactions.

  • CME course for advanced care and treatment in epilepsy for clinicians

    Wednesday, November 2, 2016

    Vijayalakshmi Rajasekaran, M.D., assistant professor in WVU's Department of Neurology will conduct a training course in "Advanced Care and Treatment for Epilepsy in Clinicians." Offered in partnership with the Epilepsy Foundation and the Office of Continuing Medical Education, the course will be held on Tues., Nov. 15 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the Courtyard by Marriot, Morgantown. Registration and buffet dinner will be provided at 6 p.m. Please RSVP to 877-804-2241 by Nov. 8 to reserve your seat.

  • WVU Health Sciences’ faculty appointed to Governor’s newly formed advisory council on prescriptive authority

    Wednesday, November 2, 2016

    Three WVU Health Sciences faculty members have been tapped by West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin to help address the growing healthcare needs in West Virginia.

  • School of Nursing professor to speak at national roundtable

    Thursday, October 27, 2016

    Jennifer Mallow, PhD, FNP-BC, assistant professor at the WVU School of Nursing and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholar, will participate in a roundtable discussion on genomics and precision health at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine on Nov. 9 in Washington, D.C.   

  • School of Nursing to host open house

    Monday, October 17, 2016

    Shaping healthcare policy, improving overall health and reducing health disparities are critical in today’s world. Learn how the School of Nursing is preparing future nurses and nurse leaders to be a part of making positive change while enhancing knowledge and skills through graduate education, including the MSN, MSN/MBA, DNP and PHD programs.

  • WVU School of Nursing dean named president of regional education council

    Monday, October 10, 2016

    West Virginia University School of Nursing Dean Tara Hulsey has been elected president of the Southern Regional Education Board’s Council on Collegiate Education for Nursing, effective Nov. 13.