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WVU Festival of Ideas to host panel of six opioid crisis experts

Six experts on the state’s opioid crisis will take part in a panel discussion Feb. 20 in the Charleston Civic Center Little Theater as part of West Virginia University’s Festival of Ideas. “Understanding the Opioid Epidemic” starts at 7:30 p.m., and is co-sponsored by The Charleston Gazette-Mail. 

Autism 5K Run & Family Fun Walk

Register today for the iASD 5K Run & Family Fun Walk on Saturday, April 28th! The intensive Autism Service Delivery (iASD) Clinic at the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities provides evidence based treatment to young West Virginia children while serving as a training site for WVU students to receive supervised training on Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) required to become certified therapists. The iASD Clinic is a collaboration between the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities (CED), the WVU School of Medicine Pediatrics Department and the WVU Psychology Department.

Ask the Experts: Preventing Childhood Obesity - March 1

On March 1, from 2-3:30 p.m., the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) will host an Ask the Experts virtual session on preventing childhood obesity. Expert panelists from Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center, West Virginia Bureau for Public Health, West Virginia Prevention Research Center and the CDC Division of Population Health will address the intersection of community based research, policy development and program implementation to prevent childhood obesity.

WVU groups to host body positivity event Feb. 19

Groups and organizations across West Virginia University are collaborating to create a night of body acceptance for students. The WVU Collegiate Recovery Program, WELLWVU, Carruth Center, WVU Medicine Student Health and the WVU Women’s Resource Center will host “Accepting EveryBODY” on February 19, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the WVU Recreation Center, Meeting Room A.