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  • U.S. Department of Agriculture Solicits Opioid Research Funding Opportunities

    Friday, February 22, 2019

    U.S. Department of Agriculture   Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grants—Opioid - Applications submitted under this announcement should address how they will strengthen local capacity to address one or more of the following focus areas: 1. Prevention—for example, educating community members and care providers or implementing harm reduction strategies to reduce the number of fatal opioid related overdoses and the occurrence of opioid use disorder among new and at risk users. 2. Treatment—for example, implementing or expanding access to evidence-based practices for opioid use disorder treatment, such as medication-assisted treatment. 3. Recovery—for example, expanding peer recovery and treatment options that help people with opioid use disorder start recovery and avoid relapse. In the context of the national opioid crisis, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has identified 220 counties and jurisdictions that are vulnerable to infection or disease outbreak due to injection drug use (hereinafter at-risk counties). Under this grant opportunity, the Agency is prioritizing assistance for rural areas in these at-risk counties. Applications with end-user sites that are in one or more of the at-risk counties will receive additional points in the competitive scoring process. These at-risk counties are listed in section E of this announcement, the FY 2019 DLT Grant Program – Opioid Application Guide (Application Guide), and the CDC website. APPLICATION DUE DATE: April 15, 2019.

  • WVU School of Public Health student’s work featured in “Women & Water” exhibit

    Wednesday, February 20, 2019

    Maya Nye, a Public Health graduate student at WVU, is participating in the upcoming “Women & Water in West Virginia” exhibit at the Downtown Campus Library. The event is part of the WVU Art in the Libraries’ ongoing WATER exhibit.

  • Opportunity Grants Program

    Tuesday, February 19, 2019

    The West Virginia Science and Research Opportunity Grants Program announces availability of funds for the improvement of undergraduate science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education in West Virginia.

  • 'Meditation at the Pylons' on Thursday, Feb. 28 at noon

    Monday, February 18, 2019

    Learn how to meditate or continue your practice in this 20-minute public meditation session hosted by Wellness of WVU Medicine.

  • WVU School of Public Health professor presents at worldwide tobacco research symposium

    Monday, February 18, 2019

    In the 55 years since the first U.S. Surgeon General report on the health consequences of cigarette smoking, smoking has declined substantially. Despite this progress, however, it remains the leading preventable cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Smoking rates also remain disproportionally high and relatively unchanged among certain vulnerable populations.

  • Nominations now open for the 2019 Staff Council Election

    Friday, February 15, 2019

    Elections for Staff Council are held every two years in the month of April. Five members are elected from each of the following sectors: Administrative/Managerial, Professional/Non-Teaching, Paraprofessional/Technician, Clerical/Secretarial and Physical Plant/Maintenance/Service.

  • Public Health student to apply data science skills in competitive summer program

    Thursday, February 14, 2019

    This summer, WVU School of Public Health graduate student Emily Hone will represent Mountaineer Nation as one of only 15 students selected to participate in a data science program at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

  • The Bodice Project: Sculptural Exhibit

    Thursday, February 14, 2019

    West Virginia University Health Sciences Center and the Bodice Project invite you to join us February 20 - 22 in the Erickson Alumni Center Nutting Gallery for the Bodice Project Sculptural Exhibit.

  • The Bodice Project: Opening Night Reception

    Thursday, February 14, 2019

    West Virginia University Health Sciences Center and the Bodice Project invite you to join us for an Opening Night Reception at the Erickson Alumni Center on February 19, 2019.*

  • Register now for HSC faculty engagement event March 1

    Tuesday, February 12, 2019

    The fourth annual HSC-wide Faculty Engagement Event will be held March 1 from 8– 2:45 p.m., at the Erickson Alumni Center.