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A Brighter Future for Clinical Education

Watch the Space Transform as we Expand and Upgrade our Simulation Lab. Read More

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WVU medical students meet their match

Students at the WVU School of Medicine have worked toward Match Day – the day they learn where they will spend the next several years as resident-physicians. Read More

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WVU autism study reaches out for public's help

First biomedical study of its kind at university. Read More

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Brainstormers: Obama's big research push kicks off with a meeting of the minds

Brefczynski-Lewis, assisted by graduate student Chris Bauer, dons her PET-helmet prototype to demonstrate the device's portability. Photo by Lois Raimondo/For The Washington Post. Read More

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WVU School of Medicine

One Medical School, Three Campuses

Morgantown Eastern Charleston

WVU medical faculty and students are at the leading edge of scientific studies of the biological processes of life and at the forefront of efforts to bring health advances to residents of West Virginia's cities and rural areas. The School of Medicine serves students who want to study medicine, physical and occupational therapy, laboratory science, exercise physiology, research and graduate education and more.

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At the West Virginia University School of Medicine, we educate health professionals, provide thousands of people with medical care, and conduct lifesaving research. Our students work side-by-side with doctors and scientists in the University's modern hospitals, clinics and laboratories.

As one medical school with three campuses, our students also have a chance to learn from professionals that practice at medical offices, clinics and hospitals across the state.

WVU Department of Surgery Chief Resident Smarika Shrestha, M.D., is from Nepal and has family who lives there. She will present "Operation: Giving Back" during Grand Rounds at 8 a.m. Wednesday, April 29, in room 4080, located on the fourth floor of the Health Sciences Center. Everyone is invited to attend.

Attendees of the Fourth Annual Just Desserts fundraiser will satisfy their sweet tooth while supporting brain cancer research and patient comfort at the West Virginia University Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center. Hosted by the Let the Journey Begin Committee at the Cancer Center, Just Desserts will be held on Saturday, May 2, at St. John Parish Hall in Morgantown. Doors open at 7 p.m. Admission is $30 per person if purchased before the event and $35 per person at the door.

BBS is an integrated training program that crosses several departments and colleges at WVU. Faculty preceptors and doctoral trainees are drawn from Biology, Biomedical (HSC), Psychology, Public Health and Health Outcomes (Pharmaceutical Systems and Policy) Ph.D. Programs. Ph.D. students in any of these programs can apply for appointment to the BBS at the end of their first year.

WVU Healthcare's Epilepsy Center has been re-designated as a level 4 center by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC). The re-designation certifies that WVU Healthcare provides an interdisciplinary and comprehensive approach to the diagnosis and treatment of patients with epilepsy, with the team's primary goal of achieving complete control or at least a reduction in the frequency of seizures and/or medical side effects in patients with intractable epilepsy.

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April 30

2015

Last Day to Withdraw from the University

Last Day to Withdraw from the University

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April 30

2015

Department of Physiology & Pharmacology Spring Seminar Series

NANCY WILLIAMS PARKS, Associate Professor, School of Academic Studies, Pierpont Community and Technical College of Fairmont, WV will present: "Instructional Design: Focusing on What Matters Most - When it All Matters" on Thursday, April 30th at noon - HSC North, 3rd Floor, Room 3067.

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May 1

2015

Last day of Classes

Last day of spring semester classes

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May 4

2015

Final Examination Week

<span class="listtext">For the complete finals schedule, see http://registrar.wvu.edu/current_students/finals</span>

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The Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center at West Virginia University is a comprehensive institution with a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs to prepare you for a future in the fields of science and health.

The extraordinary array of real-life, hands-on experiences, bring you an unsurpassed education in advanced patient care, diagnosis, treatment, disease prevention, health and wellness.

Learn more about our academic offerings or visit the Student Corner.

During my pharmacy rotations I found myself chasing down the next procedure and staring at MRIs and CT scans. I developed a passion for the diagnostic end of medicine.

Sarah Bowen

MD Degree | Class of 2017