WVU Division of Communication Sciences and Disorders seeks volunteers with Parkinson’s disease for paid study
The WVU Division of Communication Sciences and Disorders is seeking volunteers diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease to participate in a paid research study. The study focuses on how Clear Speech Intervention affects speech communication for people with the disease. Individuals diagnosed with Parkinson’s who are noticing difficulty with their speech and communication are encouraged to apply.
This holiday season, the work of a West Virginia University employee is on display at the White House. Mary Veselicky, a program assistant in the WVU School of Dentistry Department of Periodontics, had the opportunity to spread Mountaineer spirit and Christmas cheer as a volunteer decorator for this year’s display.
Nursing presentation explores attitudes of health professions students towards persons with disabilities
During the 2023 West Virginia Rural Health Conference, Dr. Melanie Whelan presented “Attitudes Towards Persons with Disabilities among Dental, Medical and Nursing Students.” The study was conducted by Dr. Veronica Gallo, Dr. Whelan and Dr. Kerri Woodberry.
WVU School of Nursing Keyser Campus students recently hosted a stress reduction activity as part of their NSG 411 on-campus clinical rotation. The event welcomed students, faculty and staff at the WVU Potomac State College Student Health Center.
The WVU School of Nursing Beckley Campus Student Nurses’ Association was recently awarded for their strong turnout at the WVU Tech Career Mentorship Event. Because 18 SNA members attended the event, more than any other student organization, they were awarded $250. The SNA utilized the prize to support their annual Thanksgiving basket project.
Bethany Barone Gibbs, an associate professor in the WVU School of Public Health, contributes to a Health Day article about blood pressure among heterosexual couples.
Bethany Barone Gibbs, an associate professor in the WVU School of Public Health, contributes to reporting from the AP about blood pressure among heterosexual couples.
West Virginia University researchers are working to improve the well-being of patients diagnosed with a brain tumor through rehabilitation.
The 2023 WVU CED Annual Report is now available.
Krista Capehart, a professor in the WVU School of Pharmacy, contributes to a West Virginia Public Broadcasting report about pharmacy deserts in the Mountain State.