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  • Review of regulatory requirements associated with basic science laboratories at the HSC

    Monday, April 24, 2017

    In response to many concerns raised by PIs across the Health Sciences Center, the Office of Research and Graduate Education has undertaken an informal audit of regulatory requirements associated with basic science laboratories at the HSC. In partnership with the offices of Research Integrity and Compliance (ORIC), Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) and the HSC Information Technology Services group, we identified reductions in the scope, frequency and length of several requirements, while still ensuring compliance with federal, state and local regulations. The following summarizes outcomes of this audit to date.

  • WV Prevention Research Center partners with Save the Children and WVU CED, implements recovery program to support flood victims

    Monday, April 24, 2017

    WVPRC partnered with Save the Children and the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities to bring the disaster-tested Journey of Hope program to West Virginia. The signature program, which was developed by Save the Children in 2007 after Hurricane Katrina, is now helping flood-affected children build resiliency, identify and cope with their feelings, and strengthen their social support networks.

  • Week-long course offered highlighting holistic approach to wellness

    Wednesday, April 19, 2017

    Foundations of Wellness (SBHS 630, CRN 52244) is an intensive, week-long course designed to give students a retreat-like, experiential learning opportunity. The course combines readings, mindfulness exercises, in-class lectures, discussions, group learning activities, and more to bolster overall understanding of wellness.

  • WV March for Science

    Thursday, April 13, 2017

    In Morgantown on Saturday April 22, there will be a non-partisan celebration of science to coincide with the national March for Science. We invite you to join us in celebrating the science of West Virginia.

  • WVCTSI Research Scholar first in state to secure PCORI funding

    Thursday, April 13, 2017

    Danielle Davidov, Ph.D., West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute (WVCTSI) research scholar and assistant professor in the West Virginia University (WVU) Schools of Medicine and Public Health, has become the first researcher in West Virginia to secure a grant from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). PCORI funding is extremely competitive; only 16 percent of applications were funded this cycle. Davidov’s proposal “The West Virginia Collaborative for Intimate Partner Violence Screening,” addresses a critically important issue.

  • WVU Heart and Vascular team invite public to Evening of Science on April 17

    Wednesday, April 12, 2017

    The university community will have an opportunity to learn about innovations in cardiovascular therapies and imaging at WVU's Heart and Vascular Institute during an “Evening of Science” from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Mon., April 17 at the WVU Media Innovation Center in Evansdale Crossing, Morgantown. 

  • WVU Health Sciences Center Library hosts 'Imagining the West Side' Exhibit

    Monday, April 10, 2017

    West Virginia continuously falls at or near the bottom of national statistics when it comes to the social determinants of health including employment, poverty, education, and healthy food access…but why is that? Dr. Lauri Andress, assistant professor in the Department of Health Policy, Management, and Leadership in the West Virginia University School of Public Health, is exploring this question through her research on low wealth communities, community and economic development, and nontraditional ‘ policy analysis tools.’

  • 2017 Excellence in Civic Engagement Awards

    Thursday, March 30, 2017

    The WVU Center for Service and Learning welcomes nominations for the Excellence in Civic Engagement Awards for the 2016-2017 academic year. Eligible award recipients include WVU students, student organizations, faculty/staff members, or campus/community partners who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to civic engagement.

  • Defense Health Program, Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program

    Wednesday, March 29, 2017

    Defense Health Program, Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program

  • Spring cleaning and shred-a-thon

    Friday, March 24, 2017

    Many offices and labs at the Health Sciences Center are cluttered with outdated paper and other items. We’ve designated March 27-31 as our official Spring Cleaning Week. There will be extra help available from WVU Facilities to get your unwanted items out of the building (and your life!)