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Register now and submit abstracts for WVCTSI’s 2019 Annual Meeting

Join fellow WVCTSI leadership and members from across the state to discuss exciting new efforts and initiatives in clinical and translational science in the Mountain State. This day-and-a-half event will feature: WVCTSI progress and highlights, research roundtable discussions, presentations from addiction researchers, poster presentations from exciting work across the CTS spectrum, updates on available resources and services for members, and breakout sessions on key topics and trends.

Nominate individuals who advance women’s concerns for distinguished Buswell Award

The Council for Women's Concerns is accepting nominations for the Mary Catherine Buswell Award. This accolade, established in 1978, honors a person who has shown a dedication to the advancement of women. The award winner will receive $500 for travel, supplies, salary supplement or any other use commensurate with WVU policies. Nominations must be submitted by March 1.

WVU Dentistry offers free children’s dental exams

Children ages one to 17 can receive free exams, any necessary X-rays and fluoride treatments on Friday, Feb. 1, from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. in Morgantown at the West Virginia University Pediatric Dentistry Clinic as part of WVU Dental Care’s  National Children’s Dental Health Month celebrations.

In the News: Clay Marsh: New year for fighting opioid epidemic

In “Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs,” and in a viral TED talk, journalist Johann Hari explains how, for nearly a century, we’ve battled addiction by punishing and shaming both dealers and people suffering from addiction.

Three Ways to Practice Mindfulness in the New Year

Mindfulness is a means to increase personal quality of life. Whether beginner, seasoned or somewhere in between, take time to learn and experience the numerous health benefits of a regular mindfulness practice.