Story

Health Storytelling sessions continue

Will meet Feb. 22, March 29 and April 19

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Everyone’s got a story to tell. And in healthcare, telling and listening to stories is often a key to healing.

After a successful and well-attended health storytelling workshop in January, 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 for three additional sessions Feb. 22, March 29, and April 19. 

All sessiona are scheduled for 12 noon-1p.m. in Room 3022 Health Sciences North. 

Students, faculty, and staff with an interest in storytelling are welcome to attend. The session will be limited to the first 25 people to register. No previous experience in writing or storytelling is required; people who have attended past sessions and newcomers are invited. 

Professor Nicholson is the leader of the narrative medicine project at the WVU Cancer Institute, along with Dr. Carl Gray of the School of Medicine. She will be joined by Nancy Andrews of the Reed College of Media who is a leader of the of the  '100 Days, 100 Voices' project. 

Professor Andrews will be in Room 3022 before and after the noon session to take photos of participants; once registered you can get more information about the photos.

To register for any of the workshops, please email Professor Nicholson at: Renee.Nicholson@mail.wvu.edu .