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  • Mindful Morsels: Mindful Eating- January 16, 2017, 11:00 am, John Jones C

    Friday, January 5, 2018

    Mindful Morsels is back for 2018. Mindful Eating will be held January 16, 2017, at 11:00 am in John Jones C.

  • Cancer Institute to sponsor talk on LGBTQI patient care

    Tuesday, January 2, 2018

    WVU Cancer Institute will sponsor a talk on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex (LGBTQI) patient care on January 9, 2018, from 12 to 1 p.m., in the Fukushima Auditorium. Mandi Pratt-Chapman, MA, associate center director, patient-centered initiatives and health equity for the George Washington Cancer Center, will present What You Should (and Want) to Know About Your LGBTQI Patients. Chapman’s personal mission is to make evidence-based cancer control strategies available to more people as quickly as possible.

  • WVU in the News: SPH Assistant Dean Brumage among recipients of "West Virginian of the Year" honor

    Tuesday, January 2, 2018

    Dr. Michael Brumage, assistant dean for public health practice and service, was selected as a West Virginian of the Year for his work battling the opioid epidemic. Brumage has received national recognition for his work in harm reduction and his dedication to fighting this "epidemic of epidemics."Brumage is among 5 recipients honored by the Charleston Gazette-Mail. Other recipients include Dr. Rahul Gupta, the public health commissioner for West Virginia, and Huntington Fire Chief Jan Rader. Rader was also featured in the Netflix original documentary short "Heroin(e)", which the School of Public Health screened for the public in November 2017.

  • WVU nursing researcher intervenes between patients and loneliness

    Wednesday, December 20, 2017

    “Find Yourself First.” “Don’t Be in a Hurry.” “Stay Connected to Friends While You’re Young.” “Treat Loneliness as a Thief in the Night.” These are just some of the insights that participants in the Listen program wrote as news headlines during the final writing activity of the program’s pilot run.

  • City seeks volunteers for health and wellness commission

    Friday, December 15, 2017

    The Morgantown City Council is recruiting health professionals, educators, and people enthusiastic about healthy living to serve on the newly formed Health and Wellness Commission.

  • NIH funds WVU research to make diabetes and hypertension management a community activity

    Thursday, December 14, 2017

    Managing diabetes and high blood pressure can feel like a solitary enterprise dependent on relationships with objects (like pills or foods) and activities (like brisk walks or early bedtimes) instead of relationships with people, but a group of WVU researchers is hoping to change that.

  • Holiday celebration for Health Sciences and WVU Medicine

    Monday, December 4, 2017

    WVU Medicine and WVU Health Sciences faculty and staff are invited to celebrate the holidays Tuesday, Dec. 12, from 2-4 p.m. at the Market@WVU, located on the ground floor of the WVU Health Sciences Center. (A separate event for night-shift employees is set for Thursday, Dec. 14, from 1-3 a.m. in the Ruby Cafeteria.) 

  • Quality of Life group reports survey findings

    Thursday, November 30, 2017

    More than 1,700 people at the Health Sciences Center and WVU Medicine expressed their opinions on the environment for work and study on the Morgantown campus in an online survey this fall. One of the key findings of the assessment is a high level of perceived stress.

  • WVU graduate student lays groundwork for potential new diabetes treatments, receives NIH grant

    Wednesday, November 29, 2017

    Conventional diabetes medications tend to fix downstream problems, meaning they typically work by stabilizing blood sugar levels, not by improving the chemical processes that underlie how the body makes and processes blood sugar in the first place. A West Virginia University graduate student is working to change that by studying an unexplored enzyme.                                          

  • West Virginia One Health meeting open to students, faculty - Dec. 1, 2017

    Monday, November 27, 2017

    The WVU School of Public Health is hosting the West Virginia One Health Quarterly meeting on the HSC campus this Friday December 1, 2017 from 1:30 to 3:30 pm. The meeting will be in the Erma Byrd Building room G150 and cover topics including state agency zoonotic surveillance by West Virginia Departments of Health and Human Resources, Department of Natural Resources, Department of Agriculture, USDA, and more.