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  • Ask the Experts: Preventing Childhood Obesity - March 1

    Monday, February 12, 2018

    On March 1, from 2-3:30 p.m., the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) will host an Ask the Experts virtual session on preventing childhood obesity. Expert panelists from Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center, West Virginia Bureau for Public Health, West Virginia Prevention Research Center and the CDC Division of Population Health will address the intersection of community based research, policy development and program implementation to prevent childhood obesity.

  • WVU groups to host body positivity event Feb. 19

    Friday, February 9, 2018

    Groups and organizations across West Virginia University are collaborating to create a night of body acceptance for students. The WVU Collegiate Recovery Program, WELLWVU, Carruth Center, WVU Medicine Student Health and the WVU Women’s Resource Center will host “Accepting EveryBODY” on February 19, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the WVU Recreation Center, Meeting Room A.

  • Mindful Morsels: Science of Mindful Compassion

    Thursday, February 8, 2018

    Neuroscientist Julie Brefczysnki-Lewis, Phd, shares the scientific research behind mindful compassion and how it can benefit social interaction and personal well-being.

  • WVU’s Brumage named new director of state Office of Drug Control Policy

    Monday, February 5, 2018

    Dr. Michael Brumage, assistant dean for public health practice and service at the West Virginia University School of Public Health, will lead the effort against West Virginia’s opioid drug crisis.

  • Feb. 21 panel event to address "The Realities of Being a Minority Student at a PWI"

    Friday, February 2, 2018

    The Office of Equity Assurance (Title IX) students, faculty and staff to an informal panel discussion entitled: "The Realities of Being a Minority Student at a PWI." The event will take place on Wednesday, February 21 from 5–7 p.m. in G20 Ming Hsieh.

  • WVCTSI announces 3 spring funding opportunities

    Friday, February 2, 2018

    The West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute (WVCTSI) has released requests for applications (RFA) for the Collaborative,  Launch Pilot Grant, and Small Grant funding opportunities.

  • Monthly Biostatistics Seminar for February 2018

    Thursday, February 1, 2018

    Casey Jelsema, PhD, Assistant Professor, WVU Department of Statistics, will present "Research Snapshot: Spatial and Constrained Inference" as part of the the Monthly Biostatistics Seminar series. His presentation will be on Thursday, February 15, 2018 from 10:50 – 11:50 am in ERMA 301.

  • Gold Humanism Week at WVU Health Sciences kicks off Feb.12

    Thursday, February 1, 2018

    The Gold Humanism Honor Society is organizing an outstanding group of speakers for the annual Gold Humanism Week lecture series beginning Monday, Feb. 12. Topics include hospitality, empathy and gratitude in medicine, creative writing and pain addiction.

  • WVCTSI streamlines service delivery and tracking with iLab service request tool

    Tuesday, January 30, 2018

    The West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute has launched an innovative new service request tool; the iLab Core Management System. This new tool will allow WVCTSI members to access services faster while facilitating more effective and efficient service delivery and tracking.

  • Dr. Jim Withers: Bringing “street medicine” to the homeless

    Thursday, January 25, 2018

    For more than two decades, Dr. Jim Withers has been doing street rounds in Pittsburgh, PA, providing medical care to the homeless. Withers, of Operation Safety Net (OSN) and a 2015 Top 10 CNN Hero will be giving a talk on homelessness and street medicine on the WVU Health Sciences Campus on Monday February 12. The public event will be at noon in the Okey Patteson Auditorium. Guests are also invited for refreshments and the chance to speak with Dr. Withers following the talk in the Pylons area.