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  • A funny thing happened on the way to commencement

    Monday, May 16, 2016

    When John G. Thomas completed his Ph.D. at Syracuse University in 1969, he did not stick around for Commencement. “In 30 hours, I went from being a graduate student in the College of Arts and Sciences to a tank commander at Fort Sam Houston in Texas,” he recalls. On Friday, May 13, Thomas - a professor emeritus in the WVU Schools of Medicine and Dentistry - returned to Syracuse as its oldest and presumably most illustrious doctoral degree recipient.

  • Hot food vendors to serve lunch on East-West Concourse

    Friday, May 6, 2016

    Starting Monday, May 9, local food trucks and other temporary hot food vendors will be set up on the East-West Concourse between the Health Sciences Center and Ruby Memorial Hospital to serve lunch over the summer.

  • For retiring WVU alumnus, saving lives, improving readiness highlights of 30-year military medicine career

    Friday, May 6, 2016

    Maj. Gen. Richard Thomas, after spending 30 years as a soldier practicing military medicine around the world, retired from the Army Friday, April 29. As Thomas, a three-time graduate of West Virginia University, readied himself to leave the Army he summed up his career with a simple philosophy: It’s all about saving lives and improving readiness.

  • Food service plan on fast track; catering options change at HSC

    Tuesday, May 3, 2016

    Fresh Hospitality, which operates restaurants at Evansdale Crossing and will be operating the revamped food service at the HSC, is planning a rapid renovation to the Health Sciences Café area on the ground floor of Health Sciences South. The HSC cafeteria will close Friday, May 6.

  • West Virginia University offers courses to reduce opioid use

    Tuesday, May 3, 2016

    West Virginia University has added a new online course, “The Treatment of Pain and Addiction Utilizing Education and Proper Prescribing: The New Paradigm Continued.” The course will provide West Virginia physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and dentists with continuing education credit, and also fulfill the state’s requirement for training in avoiding diversion of prescriptions drugs into the illicit market.

  • WVU honors Health Sciences Faculty and Staff April 28; winners announced

    Tuesday, April 26, 2016

    The awards honor faculty and staff who have made exceptional contributions to the mission of the University and the HSC over the past year. WVU Provost Joyce McConnell and HSC Vice President Clay Marsh will present awards Thursday, April 28 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Pylons Lobby.

  • Inspiring Students

    Wednesday, April 6, 2016

    I had a lot of fun recording some video with students from each of the Health Sciences schools Tuesday for a back to school video in the fall.

  • 'Connect With Clay' to feature West Virginia Legislature update March 16

    Tuesday, March 8, 2016

    The latest edition of "Connect With Clay" will feature an update on the West Virginia state legislature and the recent legislative session.

  • Bureau of Prisons Re-Entry Initiative Week health fair

    Monday, February 29, 2016

    In honor of the Bureau of Prisons Re-Entry Initiative Week, a health fair will be held on Tuesday April 26, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., at the Federal Correctional Institution in Morgantown, 446 Greenbag Road. 

  • Nominations accepted for Women in Science and Health Awards

    Monday, February 22, 2016

    The Women In Science & Health Committee is sponsoring an advanced career and mid-career award to recognize outstanding achievements by women at the Health Sciences Center. Recommendations from trainees or students from all health sciences schools are encouraged.