The Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation recently awarded five grants to West Virginia University, through the WVU Foundation, totaling $540,000. The grants will benefit various programs and initiatives at WVU and across the state.
Building on a strong foundation of practice-based learning, the West Virginia University School of Public Health has added a seasoned practitioner to its leadership team who will help provide faculty and students the opportunity to teach, learn and engage in public health practice.
Konrad C. Nau, M.D., associate vice president for health sciences and dean of West Virginia University’s Eastern Campus, has announced that he will retire from the University this summer. Emma Morton-Eggleston, M.D., M.P.H., has been appointed to serve as interim associate vice president of Health Sciences and dean of WVU’s Eastern Campus.
Critical care and trauma specialist, Alison Wilson, M.D., will be the special guest at an open forum for Health Sciences and WVU Medicine faculty, staff, and students at noon on Tuesday, July 11, in the Okey Patteson Auditorium of the WVU Health Sciences Center. The topic will be, "WVU Critical Care and Trauma Institute: Who we are and what we do."
Narvel G. Weese Jr. on Tuesday (June 27) announced his retirement from West Virginia University effective Oct. 1, culminating a 37-year career in financial management at the university, the last dozen as vice president of administration and finance.
Park rangers at the New River Gorge National River are now carrying intranasal naloxone rescue kits, thanks to the foresight of park staff and a partnership between West Virginia University and the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources.
Within hours of learning about flooding in southern West Virginia last year, the WVU community sprang into action, and is still working on recovery projects in the flood-damaged region as we approach the first anniversary of the devastating event.
In recognition of their compassion in the practice of medicine, 15 medical students, four residents and two faculty members were inducted into the West Virginia University School of Medicine’s chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society at a ceremony held on Sat., June 3 at the WVU Health Sciences Center.