Creating inclusive communities for veterans and families
A lunchtime panel discussion on veterans' issues will be held at WVU Oct. 12, moderated by moderated by Dr. Sandra "Sam" Cotton of the WVU School of Nursing. The discussion starts at 12 noon in the Fukushima Auditorium at the Health Sciences Center.
WVU Nursing Dean Tara Hulsey To Also Coordinate Health Promotion And Wellness Programs
Recognizing the importance of overall health and wellness to academic, professional and personal success, West Virginia University is creating a system-wide initiative to coordinate and improve efforts in those areas.
Discussion leaders named for Post-Charlottesville Town Hall
Seven volunteer discussion leaders will take part in the Health Sciences-WVU Medicine Town Hall this Wednesday (Sept. 20) at noon in the Patteson Auditorium at WVU.
Perry G. Fine, M.D. Pain Lecture Series set for Oct. 16
The Perry G. Fine, M.D., Pain Lecture Series will be held on Monday, October, 16, 2017, at the WVU Health Sciences Center, Okey Patteson Auditorium in Morgantown, West Virginia from 4 to 8 p.m.
WVU, WV attorney general expand eighth grade drug prevention program
West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and West Virginia University have partnered to expand a program aimed at sharing drug abuse prevention information with eighth grade students in West Virginia. The initiative, launched in March with the West Virginia University School of Nursing, now also involves West Virginia University’s School of Pharmacy and two other universities.
Student and faculty international travel grants available
In honor of the legacy of a long-time staff member in WVU’s Global Health Program, the Global Engagement Office (GEO) at Health Sciences is pleased to announce that the application period for the Nancy Sanders Memorial Student Travel Grant and the Nancy Sanders Memorial Faculty Research Abroad Grant is now open.
WVU health care simulation week kicks off Sept. 12
September 12 kicks off national Health Care Simulation Week, and the WV STEPS Center welcomes visitors to a series of events highlighting simulation education.
WVU Department of Family Medicine to host 43rd Annual Hal Wanger Family Medicine Conference
The event will take place Sept. 14-15 at the Holiday Inn, Morgantown, off Pineview Drive. The deadline to register for the conference is Sept. 7.
Festival of Ideas presents ‘Opioid Crisis in America’ with Dr. Petros Levounis
Join Dr. Petros Levounis as he discusses the opioid crisis of the 21st century. The opioid crisis can be traced back to the 1980s when a catastrophic medical mistake opened the door to liberal prescribing of narcotics. The perfect storm of powerful molecules, complex brain physiology, and an over-aggressive pharmaceutical industry, which capitalized on that original error, lead to the current epidemic.
Coming soon: MyExpenses will reduce risk of error, speed up reimbursements
Faculty and staff are invited to learn about the new travel and expense management tool, MyExpenses, at several open-house demonstrations around campus in August. Reservations are not required.