WVU leader named fellow of national nursing association
Dr. Toni DiChiacchio, assistant dean of the West Virginia University School of Nursing, has been named a Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) for her outstanding contributions to clinical practice, research, education and policy. She will join an elite class of nurse practitioners during the induction ceremony at the annual conference on June 22, 2017, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Free healthcare screenings for first responders
WVU Occupational Medicine will be hosting an event in Morgantown this fall for all first responders (fire fighters, law enforcement officers, EMS, and Search & Rescue crews). “Protecting Our Local Heroes” will include free healthcare screenings that will be held at the WVU Health and Education Building September 11-14, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Potomac State and West Virginia University announce plans to offer Bachelor of Science in Nursing
West Virginia University’s (WVU) Potomac State College (PSC) is pleased to announce the official signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between the WVU School of Nursing and PSC to offer the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program on the Keyser campus. The School plans to begin offering the four-year academic program beginning in fall 2018, upon approval from the West Virginia Board of Nursing. The signing will take place on June 29, 2017 at 10 a.m. in the Davis Conference Center.
Town Hall to focus on heart care and research Thursday, June 15
Two WVU Medicine heart specialists will be the special guests at an open forum for Health Sciences and WVU Medicine faculty, staff, and students at noon on Thursday, June 15, in the Okey Patteson Auditorium in the Health Sciences Center.
Professionals focus on West Virginia health
More than 100 health professionals from across West Virginia gathered today (June 1) in Buckhannon to share information on community approaches to the state’s health issues.
The Try This for Health Professionals day was held at West Virginia Wesleyan College, one day ahead of the fourth annual Try This West Virginia conference that will take place Friday and Saturday.
Vet to Vet Program One-of-a-kind in Addressing Unique Healthcare Issues
As a veteran, West Virginia University School of Nursing Clinical Associate Professor Gina Maiocco, PhD, RN, CNS-BC, understands the unique healthcare issues our military personnel and veterans face on a day-to-day basis, particularly in civilian hospitals where exposure to the needs of these patients may be limited.
Save the date: 27th Annual Fall Cancer Conference set for Oct. 6
Mark your calendar for the 27th Annual Fall Cancer Conference, which will take place on Friday, Oct. 6, at West Virginia University's Erickson Alumni Center in Morgantown.
New video highlights mission of the WVU Cancer Institute
This new video gives an overview on how the WVU Cancer Institute is providing the best cancer care possible. WVU Cancer Institute leaders Richard Goldberg, MD, director; Laura Gibson, PhD, deputy director; Hannah Hazard, MD, director of clinical services and surgeon in chief; and Stephenie Kennedy, EdD, associate director of cancer prevention and control share how the Institute is carrying out its mission: patient care, research, outreach, and education.
Investigative science and health journalist Gary Taubes to speak at Try This for Health Professionals Day
In partnership with the fourth annual Try This West Virginia conference, state health professionals are planning a Try This for Health Professionals day that will take place June 1, one day before the annual Try This conference June 2 -3 at West Virginia Wesleyan College in Buckhannon.