Over-the-Counter Medication Donations Needed for Honduras
Nurse Practitioner and DNP students from the WVU School of Nursing will provide primary care services in remote areas of Honduras in April. The team members pay their own way and bring all medications and supplies needed for the week.
WVU’s Brumage named new director of state Office of Drug Control Policy
Dr. Michael Brumage, assistant dean for public health practice and service at the West Virginia University School of Public Health, will lead the effort against West Virginia’s opioid drug crisis.
Feb. 21 panel event to address "The Realities of Being a Minority Student at a PWI"
The Office of Equity Assurance (Title IX) students, faculty and staff to an informal panel discussion entitled: "The Realities of Being a Minority Student at a PWI." The event will take place on Wednesday, February 21 from 5–7 p.m. in G20 Ming Hsieh.
WVU Rural Health Day 2018
Registration is now open for the 3rd annual WVU Rural Health Day on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at the WVU Health Sciences Center in Morgantown. The purpose of WVU Rural Health Day is to give pre-health students interested in rural medicine the opportunity to hear about and participate in activities that will enhance, impassion, and provide support in the sometimes daunting path to applying to medical school.
WVU’s Interprofessional Education Week theme is “WHY”
The Office of Interprofessional Education has organized an exceptional group of speakers that will take on the theme of wellness, health and you (WHY) during the 2018 Interprofessional Education (IPE) week. A series of events and poster presentations are scheduled for March 19 - 23 at the Health Sciences Center, and all faculty, staff and students are invited to attend.
Gold Humanism Week at WVU Health Sciences kicks off Feb.12
The Gold Humanism Honor Society is organizing an outstanding group of speakers for the annual Gold Humanism Week lecture series beginning Monday, Feb. 12. Topics include hospitality, empathy and gratitude in medicine, creative writing and pain addiction.
2018 Vice President's Awards accepting nominations now through Feb. 28
The 6th Annual Vice President's Awards committee is now accepting nominations, and this is your opportunity to honor and recognize employees at the WVU Health Sciences Center.
Free children’s dental exams to be offered Feb. 9
WVU Dental Care will celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month by offering free examinations, screening X-rays if needed, and fluoride treatments to children ages one to 17 from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 9 in the WVU Pediatric Dentistry Clinic.
WVU researcher uses photography to analyze food access among rural seniors
Lauri Andress, an assistant professor in the West Virginia University School of Public Health, is working to disrupt the current model for how seniors in rural Appalachia access healthy food.
Register now for a six-week 'Mindful Steps to Stress Less' series set to begin January 22nd
This six-week series will equip participants with mindfulness tools and techniques geared towards achieving greater focus and resiliency, whether academically or in the workplace.