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  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • 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”.

  • Don't miss the campus holiday celebration on Dec. 17

    Wednesday, December 16, 2015

    Use #WVUMedHolidays and #CookieDay to share your holiday celebration moments on social media. Follow @WVUMedCONNECT on Twitter for updates on employee news and events.

  • New public health management lecture series to be offered

    Monday, December 14, 2015

    The School of Public Health Public Health Training Center (PHTC) will be hosting a series of lectures geared toward graduate students this coming spring. The series is open to all West Virginia University students.

  • HSC faculty offered teaching program

    Monday, November 30, 2015

    The HSC Faculty Development Program is recruiting for the upcoming class of Longitudinal Scholars beginning Fall 2016.

  • WV STEPS open house set for Dec. 4

    Monday, November 30, 2015

    The expanded and improved David and Jo Ann Shaw Center for Simulation Training and Education for Patient Safety – WV STEPS – will welcome visitors to an open house from 2:30-4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4. The center is located on the third floor of Health Sciences South.