West Virginia health research gets $55 million boost
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Recommitting themselves to bring the benefits of research out of labs and hospitals and into the lives of West Virginia people and communities, a coalition of federal agencies, universities, hospitals and clinics will develop dozens of efforts over the next five years to battle addiction and cancer and reduce the impact of cardiovascular and neurological diseases.
Academy of Excellence in Teaching and Learning applications being accepted
The WVU Health Sciences Faculty Development Program is now accepting applications, CVs and biographies for the 2017 Academy of Excellence in Teaching and Learning.
Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy reorganizes; faculty reappointed
The School of Medicine recently restructured its basic science departments to increase thematic alignment and enhance synergy between the University’s neuroscience- and cancer-related research missions.
Nursing faculty, grads, students named ‘40 Under 40’
Faculty, graduates and students of the West Virginia University School of Nursing have been named to the Future of Nursing West Virginia’s (FONWV) “40 Under 40” which recognizes future nurse leaders in West Virginia.
WVU nursing students head to camp
Summer camps are in full swing around West Virginia, and West Virginia University School of Nursing students are taking their knowledge and skills to provide volunteer services for children attending Camp Kno-Koma and the 2017 National Boy Scouts of America Jamboree.
Town hall to focus on critical care and trauma
Critical care and trauma specialist Alison Wilson, MD, will be the special guest at an open forum for Health Sciences and WVU Medicine faculty, staff, and students at noon on Tuesday in the Okey Patteson Auditorium of the WVU Health Sciences Center.
WVU School of Nursing dean re-appointed to state nursing board
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has re-appointed Dr. Tara Hulsey, dean of the West Virginia University School of Nursing, to a five-year term on the West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses. Hulsey also was re-elected president of the Board.
Nau to retire as vice president and dean of WVU’s Eastern Campus; Eggleston to serve as interim
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. – Konrad C. Nau, M.D., associate vice president for health sciences and dean of West Virginia University’s Eastern Campus, has announced that he will retire from the University this summer.
Former Miss Colorado, nurse to speak at WVU
Former Miss Colorado Kelley Johnson made headlines for her powerful monologue in the 2016 Miss America pageant. Ms. Johnson, a registered nurse, will be presenting, “I’m More Than Just a Nurse” on Friday, July 14, 2017 from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Erickson Alumni Center in Morgantown, West Virginia.
WVU School of Nursing names associate dean of academics
The West Virginia University School of Nursing announced the appointment of Lisa Onega, PhD, RN, MBA, FNP, as associate dean of academics, effective June 26, 2017.