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  • WVU Dental Care to provide special care to kids’ teeth for 13th Annual Give Kids a Smile

    Monday, February 8, 2016

    WVU Dental Care will celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month by offering free examinations, cleanings, appropriate X-rays, and fluoride treatments to children ages one to 17 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 19 in the WVU Pediatric Dentistry Clinic at the WVU Health Sciences Center.

  • WVU’s Bob Huggins seeks Round 3 in Infiniti Coaches’ Charity Challenge

    Wednesday, February 3, 2016

    WVU Men’s Basketball Coach Bob Huggins is looking to Mountaineer fans for their support to help him win $100,000 for the Norma Mae Huggins Cancer Research Endowment at the WVU Cancer Institute.

  • State Health Commissioner to Speak at WVU

    Wednesday, January 27, 2016

    The Health Disparities Working Group at West Virginia University is pleased to announce the start of their spring seminar series. The seminar series kickoff event will take place on Tuesday, February 2 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Barnett Board Room of the Erickson Alumni Center. We are pleased to welcome Rahul Gupta, MD, MPH, FACP, commissioner of the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Services Bureau for Public Health, who will speak about health disparities in West Virginia and how the WVU community and WV Bureau for Public Health can positively impact the situation. This event is open to all those interested in health disparities research. Light hors d’oeuvres will be served. Please RSVP for this event here. Future seminar dates include March 1, April 5, and May 3. Additional information will be provided closer to those dates. For additional information or if you have any questions, please contact Brandi Talkington at or 304-581-1959.

  • Speaker Series presents "Transgender veterans and the suicide risk in Veterans Health Administration"

    Wednesday, January 20, 2016

    The Public Health Dialogues Speaker Series and the Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health will present “Transgender veterans and the suicide risk in the Veterans Health Administration.”

  • Pack the Rack success

    Wednesday, January 13, 2016

    WVU Health Sciences and WVU Medicine faculty, students, and staff donated 944 food items to The Rack – the WVU student food bank – during the “Pack the Rack” holiday drive in November and December, according to Jacqueline Dooley, The Rack program director.

  • 'American Pain' author to speak at January’s Connect with Clay

    Thursday, January 7, 2016

    John Temple, associate professor in West Virginia University’s Reed School of Media and author of “American Pain,” will join WVU Health Sciences Vice President and Executive Dean Clay Marsh, M.D., at January’s Connect with Clay to discuss the painkiller epidemic, his book and what is being done in West Virginia to combat the addiction problem. 

  • 57th Annual National Student Research Forum

    Wednesday, January 6, 2016

    All graduate students, medical students and residents doing biomedical research are encouraged to submit abstracts for the 57th annual National Student Research Forum.

  • Crocco to direct health partnerships and business ventures

    Tuesday, January 5, 2016

    Todd J. Crocco, M.D., has been named director of health partnerships and business ventures for the WVU Health Sciences Center.

  • Public Health Dialogues Speaker Series resumes Jan. 22

    Tuesday, January 5, 2016

    On Friday, January 22, 2016 at 12:15 p.m., The Public Health Dialogues Speaker Series will kick-off the Spring 2016 semester with its theme of Food & Politics. This event will feature a three person panel discussion with Cheryl Brown, PhD, Associate Professor with Agricultural and Resource Economics at WVU, Daniel Eades, Rural Extension Specialist with the Community, Economic, and Workforce Development unit at WVU Extension Service, and Elizabeth Spellman, Executive Director of the WV Food & Farm Coalition.

  • New "OVERDOSE_WV" Listserv

    Monday, January 4, 2016

    The WVU ICRC has created a new listserv called “OVERDOSE_WV”.