WVU researchers study link between low birth weight and cardiovascular risk

In a recent study, West Virginia University researcher Amna Umer explored how low birth weight correlates to cardiovascular risk factors in childhood. She and her colleagues assessed data of 20,000 fifth-graders born in West Virginia. They discovered that if children had a low birth weight, they were more likely to exhibit cardiovascular risk factors in fifth grade.

WVU Alumni Association announces Homecoming awards

The WVU Alumni Association celebrates the winners of the 2019 West Virginia University Homecoming and Alumni Service Awards, which recognize graduates who have embodied Mountaineer values throughout their lives and careers.