WVU event to address stigma associated with substance use disorder
Join the Office of Interprofessional Education for a dynamic, interactive presentation and multi-panel presentation about the stigma associated with substance use disorder on Monday, April 8 at 4 p.m. in Okey Patteson Auditorium at the WVU Health Sciences Center.
Vice President's Awards to honor outstanding achievement April 10
West Virginia University Health Sciences will be honoring 14 individuals and two teams at the Health Sciences Center for outstanding achievement Wednesday, April 10 at 4 p.m. in the Pylons Lobby. The ceremony is open to the entire Health Sciences community.
International nursing students share experiences with WVU nursing faculty.
Two of our international nursing students, Raheel Alnemer from Saudi Arabia, and Bolanle Aboaba from Nigeria, recently spoke to members of the Alpha Rho Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau about nursing in their home countries and what it is like to be an international student at WVU.
WVU’s body positivity event aims to engage, empower community
Everybody is invited to learn how to promote and embrace body acceptance, neutrality and empowerment from a panel of West Virginia University and community experts on Tuesday, April 9, from 6 -8 p.m. at the Mountaineer Room in the Mountainlair.
WVU Alumni Association hosting happy hour April 3 for faculty, staff
Don't Forget! The WVU Alumni Association will be hosting a Happy Hour for all WVU faculty and staff on Wednesday, April 3rd from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Erickson Alumni Center.
Creating Healthy Work Environments Conference Presentation
HRSA Team P.I., Dr. Aletha Rowlands, and Program Manager, Kayla McCormick, presented findings for Rounding with Teams: an Evaluation of Interprofessional Collaborative Practice, in New Orleans, LA at the Creating Healthy Work Environments Conference on February 22, 2019. The event was curated by the Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society. Great job, ladies!
Welcoming EveryBODY: body positivity panel
Students, faculty, and staff have an opportunity to engage with a panel of experts on the topic of body positivity and participate in activities led by professionals and students working to create a body positive culture on campus.
WVU in the News: Program aims to put humanity back into the lives of those recovering from addiction
MARTINSBURG — The thought of blueberries doesn’t often bring a tear to one’s eye. But in this group, it does.
WVU School of Nursing student donating hygiene kits to elementary school
WVU senior nursing student Makailea Hidalgo wants to help elementary students understand hygiene is important to overall health, and to do that, she is creating hygiene kits for fifth graders at a local elementary school
Community-engaged research seminar scheduled for April 12
WVCTSI’s Clinical and Translational Research Seminar Series will host its final sessions focusing on effectively engaging the community in a research agenda. Sally Hodder, M.D., WVCTSI director and associate vice president for clinical and translational science at WV, will present, “Strategies for Developing and Engaging a Successful Community Advisory Board.”