Hannah Hazard-Jenkins, M.D., associate chair of surgery for cancer services, has been named interim director of the WVU Cancer Institute, effective January 2020.
Researchers at the West Virginia University School of Public Health, in coordination with partners across the state, will bring together policy administrators, state legislators and researchers from across the state in a continued effort to combat the growing opioid epidemic.
In an effort to meet growing healthcare needs across the state, the West Virginia University School of Public Health is now offering a Master of Health Administration, a premier program for those seeking to lead the health systems of the future.
Bob Huggins Fish Fry Fundraiser — this special evening will feature sports legends, live music, activities, and special guest Rod Thorn. Proceeds from ticket sales and auctions benefit the Norma Mae Huggins Cancer Research Endowment Fund and Remember the Miners Scholarship Fund.
HPV turns healthy cells into “zombies” and controls when they divide, says Ivan Martinez, a researcher in the WVU School of Medicine and Cancer Institute. Those changes in cell division can lead to cancer in women and men. Martinez is studying how RNA tricks healthy cells into multiplying too fast and forming HPV-related tumors.
Nurses who want to become nurse anesthetists can now work toward that degree through the WVU School of Nursing.
A free course is available Jan. 8, 2020, for area healthcare workers, social workers, pharmacists, physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners battling the opioid epidemic.
The WVU Institute for Community and Rural Health's Rural Health Interest Group will be collecting nonperishable and toiletry items for the 2019 RHIG Service Learning Project: Rural Oasis Food Drive to support the food banks in Clay County and Mullens.
The WVU Cancer Institute (WVUCI) is sponsoring the second Annual WVUCI Scientific Meeting on Nov. 22, 2019, at the Erickson Alumni Center. This is a half-day event with scientific sessions that include outside speakers, as well as reports from selected WVUCI faculty members highlighting their basic, clinical and population research.
The WVU Research Office recently announced a number of upcoming events, research-related information and a selected funding opportunity.