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  • WVU School of Nursing receives nearly $1.4 million HRSA grant

    Wednesday, July 15, 2015

    A team of healthcare professionals at West Virginia University, led by Joanne Duffy, Ph.D., R.N., endowed professor of the WVU School of Nursing, is working together to reduce complications and improve health outcomes in older adults and cardiac surgery patients in rural West Virginia.

  • Nursing leader tapped to head faculty practice and community engagement efforts at WVU School of Nursing

    Tuesday, July 14, 2015

    Experienced nurse practitioner and business professional Dr. Toni DiChiacchio has been named assistant dean for West Virginia University School of Nursing’s faculty practice and community engagement.

  • School of Nursing's online grad program recognized as 'Best for Veterans'

    Monday, June 1, 2015

    For the third year, U.S. News and World Report has ranked West Virginia University online programs in business, nursing and education among the best for veterans and active-duty service members.

  • Continuing education session to focus on mental health issues of veterans

    Wednesday, May 27, 2015

    Nursing professionals are invited to attend a "Lunch and Learn" continuing education session from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, June 1, in the John Jones Conference Center, located on the ground floor of the Health Sciences Center. The event will focus on mental health conditions of veterans and their families.

  • WVU nursing professor, veteran, to participate in nation’s longest ongoing Memorial Day observance

    Friday, May 22, 2015

    GRAFTON, W.Va. – A West Virginia University nursing professor, and veteran of the U.S. Air Force Nurse Corps, will participate in Monday's 148th Memorial Day Parade in Grafton, the nation's longest ongoing Memorial Day observance.

  • WVU doc student passionate about helping West Virginians combat skin cancer

    Wednesday, May 20, 2015

    For Amy Bruce, skin cancer is personal. In April 2013 she lost a friend, instructor and co-worker to skin cancer. “It was a terrible situation; she was young. She had a mole on her back, and by the time she had it looked at, it had already spread. It’s a deadly form of cancer that moves quickly. She left behind a family, including three small children.”

  • School of Nursing alumni celebration set for June 5-6

    Monday, May 18, 2015

    All alumni will be honored, and reunion classes recognized, Friday, June 5, at Touchdown Terrace at Milan Puskar Stadium. On Saturday, June 6, Dean Tara Hulsey will host a breakfast for classes 1964 through 1970 at Lakeview Golf Resort and Spa.

  • Oh the places you'll go!

    Wednesday, May 6, 2015

    Before you leave be sure to take advantage of the events and activities planned for the Class of 2015, including a Mountaineer Send-off hosted by President Gee on May 14 (7-8:30 p.m.).

  • WVU Healthcare celebrates Nurses Week with carnival

    Tuesday, May 5, 2015

    WVU Healthcare will celebrate its 3,200 nurses and nursing staff during National Nurses Week beginning May 6 and ending May 12, on Florence Nightingale’s birthday.

  • Highland CEO returns to roots to help recognize outstanding students

    Thursday, April 16, 2015

    The President and Chief Executive Officer of Highland Hospital Association will join West Virginia University School of Nursing faculty and staff as they celebrate the achievements of outstanding nursing students at this year’s Lorita D. Jenab Lectureship. The lecture is a highlight of the School’s annual night of recognition, starting at 7 p.m. Friday, April 17 at the WVU Health Sciences Center’s Fukushima Auditorium.