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  • DeLynn Lecture to feature national expert on improving cancer care delivery

    Wednesday, September 13, 2017

    Deborah Schrag, MD, MPH, a nationally renowned medical oncologist and population health researcher, will deliver the 2017 Laurence and Jean DeLynn Lecture at 4 p.m., September 21, in the Fukushima Auditorium of the West Virginia University Health Sciences Center. The lecture is open to the public. A reception will follow in the Learning Center Commons.

  • WVU-led report shows smoking has not flamed out in all populations

    Wednesday, September 13, 2017

    The number one cause of preventable death is on the decline, but not for everyone. A new report led by a West Virginia University public health expert shows that despite a drop in cigarette smoking nationwide, minority groups are at higher risk for tobacco-related diseases than others.

  • Perry G. Fine, M.D. Pain Lecture Series set for Oct. 16

    Tuesday, September 12, 2017

    The Perry G. Fine, M.D., Pain Lecture Series will be held on Monday, October, 16, 2017, at the WVU Health Sciences Center, Okey Patteson Auditorium in Morgantown, West Virginia from 4 to 8 p.m.

  • Mindful Morsel series resumes Oct. 10

    Friday, September 8, 2017

    The Mindfulness Work Group at WVU Health Sciences is pleased to offer Mindful Morsels, a series of talks aimed at providing the community with opportunities to learn more about mindfulness and explore practical applications that can improve our sense of connection and compassion.

  • Mindful Morsel series kicks off Sept. 14

    Friday, September 8, 2017

    The Mindfulness Work Group at WVU Health Sciences is pleased to offer Mindful Morsels, a series of talks aimed at providing the community with opportunities to learn more about mindfulness and explore practical applications that can improve our sense of connection and compassion.

  • Meet Lucas, WVU Health Sciences’ new certified visitation dog

    Wednesday, August 30, 2017

    At any given time, we all appreciate the unconditional affection, softness and friendliness of a dog. Something about an animal, particularly a dog, just puts people at ease.

  • WVCTSI expands access to substance abuse treatment in West Virginia

    Monday, August 21, 2017

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia continues to be devastated by the opioid epidemic, leading the nation in overdose death rates. According to STAT News, opioids could kill nearly half a million Americans in the next 10 years.

  • WVU researchers, health professionals lead new effort to prevent HIV and hepatitis C outbreaks related to opioid epidemic

    Friday, August 18, 2017

    Gordon Smith, M.D., MPH, Stuart M. and Joyce N. Robbins Distinguished Professor at the WVU School of Public Health, and Judith Feinberg, M.D., of the WVU School of Medicine, are co-leading a project that will develop an integrated prevention, harm reduction and treatment team to rapidly identify and mitigate small HIV microepidemics. 

  • Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and the WVU School of Public Health to host events focused on vulnerable adults

    Friday, August 18, 2017

    Next month, the WVU School of Public Health and Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) will co-host a series of events focusing on aging, elder abuse and public health policy. Two separate lectures will feature Dr. Pamela B. Teaster, Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America and the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education, followed by OLLI’s annual fall open house event.

  • Patrick Thomas, poster winner at undergraduate research symposium

    Thursday, August 17, 2017

    Patrick Thomas, an undergraduate cancer researcher in Dr. Laura Gibson's lab, was the winner in the Health Sciences category of the 2017 Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium (SURE).