Ye awarded $1 million to develop AI technologies to combat opioid epidemic, trafficking
View the article from the Statler College: https://www.statler.wvu.edu/news/2019/01/23/ye-awarded-1-million-to-develop-ai-technologies-to-combat-opioid-epidemic-trafficking
WV’s HSTA named to state’s “Living the Dream” service honor roll
West Virginia’s Health Sciences and Technology Academy – better known as HSTA—has earned the Living the Dream Service Organization Honor Roll.
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.
CANCELED: Cancer prevention expert to discuss cervical cancer prevention in Appalachia
THE FOLLOWING EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED AT A LATER DATE,
Mindful Steps to Stress Less starts Jan. 28
This free six-week series is designed to assist in developing and maintaining mindful resilience, mental fitness and relaxation.
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.
WVU researchers pinpoint factor that predicts unplanned hospital readmissions
New research from West Virginia University suggests a widely used index to assess hospital patients’ risk of readmission may have a blind spot.
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.