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Week-long course offered highlighting holistic approach to wellness

Foundations of Wellness (SBHS 630, CRN 52244) is an intensive, week-long course designed to give students a retreat-like, experiential learning opportunity. The course combines readings, mindfulness exercises, in-class lectures, discussions, group learning activities, and more to bolster overall understanding of wellness.

WVU Injury Control Research Center Award Nominations

On behalf of the West Virginia University Injury Control Research Center Director, Dr. Robert Bossarte, we are opening nominations for three different awards, each described below. As part of our mission, the Education and Training Core of the WVU ICRC would like to recognize excellence in teaching injury and violence prevention among our faculty as well as excellence in injury and violence research among our students.

National healthcare expert to deliver Jenab lecture, nursing students to be honored

Dr. Michael Bleich, a nationally and internationally recognized healthcare expert, will present “Nursing Leadership: A Call to Action” at the West Virginia University School of Nursing’s 2017 Lorita D. Jenab Lectureship. The event will be held on Thursday, April 27, in Okey Patteson Auditorium at the Health Sciences Center beginning at 6 p.m. 

Last chance to tell your health story

Renee Nicholson of the Eberly College of Arts & Sciences and Nancy Andrews of the Reed College of Media will return to the Health Sciences Center April 19 for the last health storytelling workshop of the academic year. The session will be from 12 noon-1 p.m. in Room 3022 Health Sciences North.

WVU Heart and Vascular team invite public to Evening of Science on April 17

The university community will have an opportunity to learn about innovations in cardiovascular therapies and imaging at WVU's Heart and Vascular Institute during an “Evening of Science” from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Mon., April 17 at the WVU Media Innovation Center in Evansdale Crossing, Morgantown. 

WVU Health Sciences Center Library hosts 'Imagining the West Side' Exhibit

West Virginia continuously falls at or near the bottom of national statistics when it comes to the social determinants of health including employment, poverty, education, and healthy food access…but why is that? Dr. Lauri Andress, assistant professor in the Department of Health Policy, Management, and Leadership in the West Virginia University School of Public Health, is exploring this question through her research on low wealth communities, community and economic development, and nontraditional ‘ policy analysis tools.’