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  • The Bodice Project: Sculptural Exhibit

    The Bodice Project: Sculptural Exhibit

    West Virginia University Health Sciences Center and the Bodice Project invite you to join us February 20 - 22 in the Erickson Alumni Center Nutting Gallery for the Bodice Project Sculptural Exhibit.

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  • The Bodice Project: Opening Night Reception

    West Virginia University Health Sciences Center and the Bodice Project invite you to join us for an Opening Night Reception at the Erickson Alumni Center on February 19, 2019.*

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  • WVU Medicine Health Report: Robotic Whipple for Pancreatic Cancer

    WVU Medicine Health Report: Robotic Whipple for Pancreatic Cancer

    Whipple surgery for pancreatic cancer is a complex procedure that is traditionally associated with a high rate of complications and mortality. Using the da Vinci Surgical System for improved accuracy, WVU Medicine surgical oncologists are able to perform Whipple surgery with smaller incisions to the abdomen making it possible for your patient to have a shorter recovery time and spend less time in the hospital.

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  • Healthy Grandfamilies training supported by Public Health students

    Healthy Grandfamilies training supported by Public Health students

    Students in the WVU School of Public Health are helping to implement West Virginia State University's Healthy Grandfamilies program in Preston County. The program provides training and support to older citizens raising their grandchildren. Read the story in The Dominion Post.

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  • How to Effectively Engage in Research in a Community or Practice Based Setting

    WVCTSI’s Clinical and Translational Research Seminar Series will partner with the West Virginia Practice-Based Research Network to present a series of seminar on community engaged research. In the first entry, William Lewis, M.D., family medicine physician and co-director of the WVPBRN, and Stacey Whanger, MPH, WVPBRN network manager, will present, “How to Effectively Engage in Research in a Community or Practice Based Setting.”

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  • Scholarships available for tobacco cessation continuing education

    Scholarships available for tobacco cessation continuing education

    More than 20 scholarships are available for health care professionals interested in the School of Dentistry continuing education program on tobacco cessation treatment.

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  • 2019 Bob Huggins Fish Fry raises awareness and funds for the Norma Mae Huggins Cancer Research Endowment

    On Friday night, over 1600 people came together at the 2019 Bob Huggins Fish Fry to celebrate past basketball stars and raise money for the Norma Mae Huggins Cancer Research Endowment— a fund that Coach Huggins started to honor his mother who died of colon cancer.

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  • OEHS professor calls on WV legislators to keep health risks in mind

    OEHS professor calls on WV legislators to keep health risks in mind

    OEHS Clinical Associate Professor Michael McCawley recently penned an op-ed in the Charleston Gazette-Mail calling on WV legislators to remember the proven health risks associated with chemicals discharged in our waterways. 

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  • WVU researchers pen op-ed promoting vaccinations

    WVU researchers pen op-ed promoting vaccinations

    HPML Assistant Professor Lindsay Allen, along with four other WVU researchers, recently published an op-ed in the Charleston Gazette-Mail calling for an end to the vaccine debate in the wake of Senate Bill 454 and the measles outbreak in Washington and Oregon.

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  • Great Lakes Breast Cancer Research Symposium: Save the Date

    The Great Lakes Breast Cancer Research Symposium (GLBCRS) will highlight ongoing basic, translational, clinical and population studies addressing the biological mechanisms, management and prevention of breast cancer. Researchers from participating institutions will share their exciting work with a goal to develop crossinstitutional collaborations.

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