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WVU School of Medicine M.D. program receives eight-year reaccreditation.

The School of Medicine's medical degree program received a full, unconditional, eight-year reaccreditation by the Liaison Committee for Medical Education (LCME), meeting the more than 125 required standards. Read More

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Seventeen Days: new mobile app educates teens on risky sexual behavior

Teenagers, parents, educators and clinicians will have a new tool to help adolescents make more informed decisions about their sexual behavior. Read More

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WVU physicians work to fill medical void in Mingo county for 10 years running.

Managing chronic diseases is the public health challenge of the 21st century, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (Photo credit Glynis Board) 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.

The Eighth Annual Perry G. Fine, M.D., Pain Lecture Series will be Monday, Sept., 28, at the WVU Erickson Alumni Center in Morgantown, West Virginia. Registration and refreshments will begin at 5 p.m. with a welcome and opening remarks at 5:30 p.m.

The WVU Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry will host Grand Rounds at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2, in Chestnut Ridge Center Conference Center. Petros Levounis, M.D., will present "The New Neurobiology of Addiction."

WVU’s Department of Radiology residents passed the American Board of Radiology (ABR) Core exam with flying colors, scoring an average of 513, far above the national average of 449.

The Division of Physical Therapy announces the addition of new physical therapy faculty member Yu-Jen “Eugene” Chang P.T., Ph.D., who will be joining the department for the fall 2015 semester.

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September 2

2015

Neuroscience Seminar - Dr. Tzumin Lee, Howard Hughes Medical Institute - Janelia Farm

Neuro Seminar – Dr. Tzumin Lee Title: “Lineage- and age- dependent neural stem-cell fate” To create a complex brain, a diverse array of neurons needs to be specified. This is accomplished by neural stem cells that are both heterogeneous and that have age-dependent developmental potentials. Drosophila neural stem cells, called neuroblasts, are individually programmed to make a distinct yet stereotyped series of neuronal types, termed a lineage. We reconstruct the development of the entire Drosophila central brain by single-cell lineage analysis, and further elucidate the molecular genetic mechanisms that govern the specification of numerous related neuron types by lineage-specific, age-dependent neural stem cell fates. Speaker: Tzumin Lee, MD, PhD Janelia Group Leader, Development Biology and Neuroscience Howard Hughes Medical Institute- Janelia Farm Host: Dr. George Spirou When: Wednesday, September 2nd at 12:30pm Where: 301 BMRC These seminars are presented by the Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy, and the WVU Centers for Neuroscience. For more information, please contact Tiffany Cooper (ticooper@hsc.wvu.edu).

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September 4

2015

Black Bears Baseball Game

Baseball Game

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September 4

2015

Emergency Medicine Interest Group

Come listen to our Advisor, Dr Kiefer (who graduated from WVU SOM and completed ER residency here), talk about emergency medicine at WVU. We have exciting plans this year. Come get involved!

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September 4

2015

American Medical Student Association

“The AMSA medical equipment sale has been extended until Friday 9/4. Free stethoscope engraving is still available as well! Orders can be made online and will be shipped for free to the class AMSA representatives. Details about the extension and how to order can be found in the email from AMSA and questions can be sent to wvusomamsa@gmail.com.”

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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.

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I knew I did not want to be in front of a computer all day. I wanted to work with people because I wanted to witness first hand the positive effects that I could have on their lives.

Tyler Holliday

MD Degree | Class of 2017