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  • Free health screenings and prize opportunities at the Mountainlair

    Monday, September 24, 2018

    Flu shots, Hemoglobin A1C tests, free health care screenings and prize opportunities will be available at the WVU Healthy Living Fair at the Mountainlair on Thursday, Sept. 27 from 10 a.m.– 2 p.m.

  • Health Sciences to host "Pandemics and Vaccinations" Expert Panel on Oct. 9

    Monday, September 24, 2018

    Reality or fiction – just how likely is a pandemic illness? Join leading health experts as they discuss the reality of a pandemic illness on Tuesday, Oct. 9, at 4 p.m. at the Health Sciences Center’s Okey Patteson Auditorium.

  • NIOSH leader to share perspectives on the impact of the opioid epidemic on the U.S. workforce

    Friday, September 21, 2018

    The WVU School of Public Health continues its Dean’s Colloquium Series in October with a discussion about the impact of the nation’s opioid epidemic on the U.S. workforce.

  • Faculty and staff: Encourage HSC student veterans to participate in campus survey

    Wednesday, September 19, 2018

    To help us learn more about student veteran's experiences and how to better support them, the President’s Action Group for Veterans is asking all student veterans to participate in a brief survey.

  • Health Sciences to celebrate LGBTQ+ advocacy, inclusion week October 8–12

    Tuesday, September 18, 2018

    SHAPE—the Student Healthcare Alliance for Promoting Equality—along with the West Virginia University Departments of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, the Division of Internal Medicine and the LGBTQ+ Center will be hosting a week-long series of lectures focusing on LGBTQ+ health at the Health Sciences Center.

  • Health Sciences Town Hall to focus on One Mountaineer Family

    Thursday, September 13, 2018

    Meshea Poore, vice president for the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at WVU, will be the special guest at a Health Sciences Town Hall during WVU’s Diversity Week celebrations.

  • With severe storm approaching the East Coast, WVU reminds campus community about safety and resources

    Tuesday, September 11, 2018

    The West Virginia University Police and Office of Emergency Management urges students, faculty and staff to be prepared as the state braces for the impact of Hurricane Florence, making landfall along the East Coast later this week.

  • Constitution Day program September 17 will discuss education rights

    Tuesday, September 11, 2018

    West Virginia University’s annual observance of Constitution Day will focus on the right to an education.

  • Health Sciences Library to host opening reception for "Art & Health" exhibit on Sept. 20

    Monday, September 10, 2018

    The Health Sciences Library will host an opening reception for the exhibit “Art & Health: Artwork by Healthcare Professionals at WVU” on Sept. 20 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Health Sciences Center Pylons.

  • Nancy Sanders memorial student and faculty travel and research abroad grants open to submissions

    Thursday, September 6, 2018

    In honor of the legacy of 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. Nancy was instrumental in establishing WVU’s highly successful and nationally distinguished Tropical Medicine Course. She enjoyed meeting people from all over the world, and she made every visitor feel welcomed and loved. In the same spirit of her tireless work, hospitality and kindness, the GEO administers these grants to support the development and cultivation of international collaborations for faculty and students. Up to five student awards of $2,000.00 each are available for the academic year. One of these five student awards is prioritized for an outbound placement through the Visiting Student Learning Opportunities (VSLO) program of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). One faculty research award of $10,000 is available.  Applicant eligibility, program details, and application instructions can be found on the GEO webpage. The deadline for submission for both grant awards is Friday, October 12, 2018. For more information, contact the GEO Office: Web: E-mail: Phone: 304-581-1820