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  • Van Liere Research Day highlights work of Center Students

    Sunday, February 28, 2016

    This is a great way to highlight and celebrate the research being done here at the Health Sciences Center. There will be Oral Presentation competitions on Thursday from Clinical Residents and Graduate students. Friday, we will celebrate students from all HSC programs/schools with a poster session. Please stop by and engage these outstanding students. The plenary lecture will be Friday, March 3rd at 2:00pm in Okey Patteson. The plenary lecturer will be Gregory del Zoppo, MD, a thought leader in the world of stroke research.

  • State Health Commissioner to Speak at WVU

    Wednesday, January 27, 2016

    The Health Disparities Working Group at West Virginia University is pleased to announce the start of their spring seminar series. The seminar series kickoff event will take place on Tuesday, February 2 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Barnett Board Room of the Erickson Alumni Center. We are pleased to welcome Rahul Gupta, MD, MPH, FACP, commissioner of the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Services Bureau for Public Health, who will speak about health disparities in West Virginia and how the WVU community and WV Bureau for Public Health can positively impact the situation. This event is open to all those interested in health disparities research. Light hors d’oeuvres will be served. Please RSVP for this event here. Future seminar dates include March 1, April 5, and May 3. Additional information will be provided closer to those dates. For additional information or if you have any questions, please contact Brandi Talkington at bnsnyder@hsc.wvu.edu or 304-581-1959.

  • WV Cancer Plan 2016-2020 to be released Jan. 27

    Friday, January 15, 2016

    The West Virginia Cancer Plan 2016-2020, a statewide blueprint for cancer prevention and control, will be released to the public at the Culture Center Great Hall in Charleston at 5:30 p.m. on Jan. 27.  The plan is a consensus-based, strategic document for public and private sector cancer control activities aimed at reducing the impact of cancer in communities throughout West Virginia.  It was prepared byMountains of Hope, West Virginia’s Cancer Coalition -- made up of more than 130 community-based organizations, research and academic institutions, public and private agencies, coalitions, voluntary associations, patient advocacy groups, and other cancer-related organizations.  The WVU Cancer Institute is represented on the Coalition by several members of the Cancer Prevention and Control unit.

  • WVU School of Public Health announces 2016 Speaker Series

    Friday, January 15, 2016

    The WVU School of Public Health will host its spring 2016 Public Health Dialogues Speaker Series beginning January 22. The series is free and open to the public. The spring 2016 speaker series will focus on the topic of food and politics.

  • Public Health Dialogues Speaker Series resumes Jan. 22

    Tuesday, January 5, 2016

    On Friday, January 22, 2016 at 12:15 p.m., The Public Health Dialogues Speaker Series will kick-off the Spring 2016 semester with its theme of Food & Politics. This event will feature a three person panel discussion with Cheryl Brown, PhD, Associate Professor with Agricultural and Resource Economics at WVU, Daniel Eades, Rural Extension Specialist with the Community, Economic, and Workforce Development unit at WVU Extension Service, and Elizabeth Spellman, Executive Director of the WV Food & Farm Coalition.

  • MedU names Jeffery Hogg, M.D. senior director of virtual patient program

    Monday, December 14, 2015

    Jeffery Hogg, M.D., professor and vice chair for Education and residency program director in the Department of Radiology, was recently appointed senior director for Case-based Online Radiology Education (CORE), MedU's virtual patient program for medical students studying radiology.

  • Vera Bradley Bingo Relay for Life fundraiser happening Nov. 8

    Tuesday, October 27, 2015

    The West Virginia University School of Pharmacy Relay for Life Team and the Lambda Kappa Sigma student organization will host a Vera Bradley Bingo at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8, in room 1905 at the WVU Health Sciences Center in Morgantown. Doors open at noon.

  • Connect with Clay to feature WVU Medicine CEO Albert Wright

    Monday, September 14, 2015

    WVU Health Sciences Vice President and Executive Dean Clay Marsh, M.D. will host "Connect with Clay," an open forum lunch discussion, from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 23, in room 1909, located near the Pylons. Special guest Albert Wright, president and CEO of WVU Medicine - WVU Hospitals, will join Dr. Marsh to discuss WVU Medicine, Signature Programs and more.

  • WVU Health Sciences Center Bridge Funding Grants revised Aug. 12

    Friday, August 14, 2015

    The WVU Health Sciences Center Office of Research and Graduate Education announces the availability of Bridge Funding Grants (BFGs) to provide interim research support for investigators whose extramural funding is ending.

  • WVU Cancer Center awarded $2.65M CDC grant to increase colorectal cancer screening in W.Va.

    Tuesday, August 11, 2015

    The WVU Medicine Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center will use a five-year, $2.65 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to support a new initiative called the West Virginia Program to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening (WVPICCS) aimed at early detection of the disease, which is one of the most deadly types of cancer in West Virginia.