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  • What a difference a day can make - from Dean Borgia

    Wednesday, November 15, 2017

    As we reflect upon WVU’s first-ever Day of Giving, we know the School of Dentistry has the most loyal and dedicated supporters.

  • WVU Institute for Community and Rural Health: Scholarship Applications Open

    Thursday, November 9, 2017

    The WVU Institute for Community and Rural Health is currently taking applications for the Medical Student and Dental Student Scholarship Programs. For more information and to apply:

  • Dentistry students focus on rural care and outreach

    Thursday, November 2, 2017

    A major part of the West Virginia University School of Dentistry experience is learning to practice in rural communities.

  • WVU researcher examines patient awareness of prescription drug risks

    Wednesday, November 1, 2017

    Prescription medications, including antidepressants and pain medications, can have various side effects and risks, and a West Virginia University researcher is examining whether patients understand the risks associated with driving. Robin Pollini, Associate Director of the WVU School of Public Health’s Injury Control Research Center, led a study on driver awareness of the potential effects of prescription medications.

  • WVU, community groups to host screening of ‘Heroin(e)’ documentary and discussion on opioid epidemic

    Thursday, October 26, 2017

    Several West Virginia University and community groups are joining efforts to discuss the Morgantown area’s approach to combatting the opioid epidemic. The WVU School of Public Health, Milan Puskar Health Right, the Monongalia County Health Department, WVU Collegiate Recovery Program, and WVU Student Government Association will host a November 16 community screening of the Netflix original short documentary “Heroin(e),” followed by a moderated panel discussion and audience Q&A. West Virginia Public Broadcasting is supporting the event.

  • Festival of Ideas presents "Blue Zones: Secrets of a Long Life"

    Tuesday, October 24, 2017

    To find the path to long life and health, Dan Buettner and his team study the world’s “Blue Zones,” communities whose elders live with vim and vigor to record-setting age. In his talk, he shares the nine common diet and lifestyle habits – Power 9® – that keep them spry past age 100.

  • Pack The Rack: Health Sciences community stepping up to honor veterans

    Monday, October 23, 2017

    WVU faculty, students and staff are invited to give back to the community by donating non-perishable food items through Nov. 3 in honor of fallen U.S. army soldier and WVU graduate Corporal Tyler Burroughs. 

  • Students ready to be leaders in ASDA

    Friday, October 20, 2017

    Every student in the WVU School of Dentistry is a member of the local chapter of the American Student Dental Association. WVU ASDA is made up of approximately 220 students.

  • WVU’s Clay Marsh to address congressional caucus on opioid epidemic

    Friday, October 13, 2017

    West Virginia University Health Sciences Vice President and Executive Dean Clay B. Marsh, MD, will address the Congressional Academic Medicine Caucus as part of a panel discussion on how medical schools and teaching hospitals are working to treat patients with opioid use disorders and ultimately stem the tide of overdoses in hard-hit and underserved areas of the country. The briefing is set for Tue., Oct. 17 at noon in the Capitol Visitors Center, Washington, D.C.

  • WVU dental hygiene students design winning clinic invention

    Friday, October 13, 2017

    Two dental hygiene students have designed a solution to a problem dentistry professionals likely face with every operative procedure.