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  • Public health researchers create safety education guide for post-secondary construction programs

    Wednesday, January 24, 2018

    Two to three construction workers die each day on job sites in the United States. To combat these statistics, public health researchers from West Virginia University and the University of California, Berkley have created an innovative, evidence-based safety guide for post-secondary Career Technical Education (CTE) construction programs.

  • New workshop addresses managing conflict in laboratories

    Friday, January 19, 2018

    A new workshop, hosted by the Office of Research and Graduate Education, will introduce basic concepts in relation to conflict in the lab and how to best identify it, manage and address it.

  • Abstract submission deadline extended for TRCCC Annual Meeting

    Tuesday, January 9, 2018

    The abstract submission deadline for the 21st Annual Meeting of the Translational Research Cancer Centers Consortium has been extended to January 20. The WVU Cancer Institute is the organizing center of this year’s meeting titled Out of the Valley: Moving Mountains for the Immunotherapy of Cancer and scheduled for February 14-16, 2018, at Seven Springs Mountain Resort in Seven Springs, PA. Visit www.trccc.org for registration, abstract submission, and additional details.

  • Health Sciences Center conference rooms can now be scheduled in 25Live

    Monday, January 8, 2018

    For questions please contact a member of the staff at the following: https://facilitiesscheduling.wvu.edu/about-us/staff

  • 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.