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  • Student and faculty international travel grants available

    Friday, September 1, 2017

    In honor of the legacy of a long-time staff member in WVU’s Global Health Program, the Global Engagement Office (GEO) at Health Sciences is pleased to announce that the application period for the Nancy Sanders Memorial Student Travel Grant and the Nancy Sanders Memorial Faculty Research Abroad Grant is now open.

  • Meet Lucas, WVU Health Sciences’ new certified visitation dog

    Wednesday, August 30, 2017

    At any given time, we all appreciate the unconditional affection, softness and friendliness of a dog. Something about an animal, particularly a dog, just puts people at ease.

  • WVU, Uniformed Services University form unique collaboration to combat the opioid epidemic

    Thursday, August 24, 2017

    Drawing from the latest strategies and techniques in battlefield medicine, leaders from West Virginia University are collaborating with the Uniformed Services University’s Defense and Veterans Center for Integrative Pain Management (DVCIPM) to combat opioid misuse and addiction in the state of West Virginia.

  • WVU School of Dentistry class of 2021 arrives

    Monday, August 14, 2017

    The West Virginia University School of Dentistry welcomed 50 new students this week who will work over the next four years to become dentists. The dental class of 2021 gathered at an annual professionalism assembly Aug. 11.

  • West Virginia health research gets $55 million boost

    Tuesday, August 1, 2017

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Recommitting themselves to bring the benefits of research out of labs and hospitals and into the lives of West Virginia people and communities, a coalition of federal agencies, universities, hospitals and clinics will develop dozens of efforts over the next five years to battle addiction and cancer and reduce the impact of cardiovascular and neurological diseases.

  • Academy of Excellence in Teaching and Learning applications being accepted

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    The WVU Health Sciences Faculty Development Program is now accepting applications, CVs and biographies for the 2017 Academy of Excellence in Teaching and Learning.

  • Town Hall to focus on heart care and research Thursday, June 15

    Tuesday, June 6, 2017

    Two WVU Medicine heart specialists will be the special guests at an open forum for Health Sciences and WVU Medicine faculty, staff, and students at noon on Thursday, June 15, in the Okey Patteson Auditorium in the Health Sciences Center.

  • New video highlights mission of the WVU Cancer Institute

    Friday, May 19, 2017

    This new video gives an overview on how the WVU Cancer Institute is providing the best cancer care possible. WVU Cancer Institute leaders Richard Goldberg, MD, director; Laura Gibson, PhD, deputy director; Hannah Hazard, MD, director of clinical services and surgeon in chief; and Stephenie Kennedy, EdD, associate director of cancer prevention and control share how the Institute is carrying out its mission: patient care, research, outreach, and education.

  • Orthodontics program graduates three accomplished dentists

    Monday, May 8, 2017

    From left to right, Dr. Peter Ngan, orthodontics chair and program co-director, Dr. Kelly Uyen Nguyen, Dr. Marina Gonchar, Dr. DoBin Choi, and Dr. Tim Tremont, program co-director.

  • TRY THIS for Healthcare Professionals Conference

    Monday, April 3, 2017

    Join Us!  Take action to fight West Virginia’s soaring rates of chronic disease. Engage in a day of evidence-based strategies for identifying, preventing, and reversing obesity, diabetes and metabolic roots of disease. The dedicated Healthcare Professionals conference will take place on Thursday, June 1.