Cancer Prevention and Control at the West Virginia University Cancer Institute connects West Virginia communities to address cancer health disparities unique to WV and Appalachia.
First board-certified oncologic physical therapist in state offers services to patients at the WVU Cancer Institute
Megan Burkart, D.P.T., assistant professor in the West Virginia University School of Medicine’s Division of Physical Therapy, is the first physical therapist in West Virginia to achieve specialization as an Oncologic Clinical Specialist.
Cancer Prevention and Control staff member chosen for George Washington Cancer Center’s Mentorship Program
CPC is proud to announce that Lauren Hixenbaugh, MBA was recently invited to participate in the George Washington (GW) Cancer Center’s Mentorship Program. As a national facilitator for CDC, the GW Cancer Center is pairing qualified staff with mentors to enhance the impact of their work. Lauren will be working with a faculty member from the University of California.
A major public health initiative aimed at preventing cervical cancer in at-risk Appalachian families from West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky, and Virginia is underway with support from an $11 million National Cancer Institute grant.