Tiffany Samuels will become the Major Gifts Director for the Cancer Institute effective September 10. Tiffany served successfully as Director of Development for WVU Reed College of Media since 2015. She now looks forward to focusing her efforts on the Cancer Institute. “As a West Virginia native and resident; I can think of no greater impact that I can have on my state that to represent the health care needs of my neighbors.” Please join me in thanking Tiffany for all of her great work at Reed and congratulate her as she embarks on her next chapter at WVU. Tiffany may be reached at email@example.com or 304-293-8604.
Brian Boone, M.D., surgical oncologist in the WVU Medicine Department of Surgery and WVU Cancer Institute, performed the state’s first hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) infusion. This treatment delivers heated, sterilized chemotherapy to the abdomen as a treatment for cancer that has spread to the lining of the abdominal cavity, or peritoneum.
WVU Medicine Obstetrics and Gynecology has experienced remarkable growth over the last two years. By increasing its team of gynecologic oncologists and adding a nurse practitioner, physician assistant, and genetic counselor, the department has expanded its capability to serve gynecologic cancer patients.
The annual Holiday Celebration for WVU Medicine and Health Sciences employees will kick off on Thurs., Dec. 6, from 2 to 4 p.m. at The Market, located on the ground floor of the Health Sciences Center. The Market will close at 11:30 a.m. for the celebration.