WVU nursing students to host bone marrow drive
WVU School of Nursing Morgantown students are hosting a bone marrow drive Wednesday, March 20. Did you know: 1% of people in the registry are called to donate but most are only asked to donate blood products such as stem cells.
Course scheduled for healthcare providers working to help patients quit using tobacco
The School of Dentistry's tobacco treatment training program welcomes more than 10 types of heathcare providers to learn more about evidence-based strategies for helping patients quit using tobacco.
2019 IPE week will take place March 18-22
The Office of Interprofessional Education 2019 IPE week will take place from Mar. 18 - 22. The theme for this year’s event is Team and Teamwork.
WVU School of Nursing students provide health education to Keyser residents.
WVU School of Nursing WVU Potomac State College campus students (clockwise from upper left) Kendalyn Stutler, Jacie Imperio, Taylor White, Jordan Cox, Alexandria Lamoreaux, and Brooke Hawk recently presented teaching information about arthritis and blood pressure to residents of Potomac Heights.
Shots fired training at Health Sciences on Mar. 18 and 20
The University Police will offer a Shots Fired Training session on Monday, Mar. 18, from 4 - 5 p.m., in HSC North Room 1905 and on Tuesday, Mar. 20, from 11 a.m. – noon, in the same room.
CED Mini-Grant Call for Proposals
The WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities will award up to four mini-grants of up to $2,500 to collaborative teams including community representatives, providers, researchers, and/or organizations to implement evidence-based and promising strategies that promote health and independence among individuals with disabilities in West Virginia. Research or program development proposals that address employment or successful transitions are encouraged. For more info, visit http://research.cedwvu.org/call-for-proposals/
WVU School of Nursing faculty interviewed for loneliness study
WVU School of Nursing Faculty Dr. Laurie Theeke was recently interviewed for a West Virginia Public Broadcasting story on isolation and loneliness.
2019 Health Sciences Day at the Monongalia County Ballpark
Join friends and colleagues and enjoy an evening of America’s favorite pastime as WVU Baseball takes on Penn State University on Tues., April 23 at 7 p.m at the Monongalia County Ballpark. Discounted tickets of $1.00 each are being offered to WVU Health Sciences friends. The first 200 registrants will receive a souvenir.
WVU in the News: WVU Medicine hosts grand opening for Center for Hope and Healing
WVU Medicine and the WVU Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry held a grand opening on Mar. 1 for the new WVU Medicine Center for Hope and Healing. The 29,305-square-foot addiction treatment facility offers 12 beds for subacute medically managed withdrawal residential care and 30 beds for residential care up to 28 days.
WVU Public Health partnering with Davis College to identify barriers to food access in the Mountain State
A West Virginia University expert in the social determinants of health is exploring barriers that keep many West Virginians from eating healthy diets that can help protect against chronic disease.