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First generation college student follows path to career in health sciences and medicine

Hope Bias was admitted as as an M.D./Ph.D. candidate at WVU starting in fall 2016 after receiving her degree in Immunology and Medical Microbiology. Read More

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WVU Medicine Careers

WVU Medicine presents a wide variety of career opportunities for prospective physicians and employees. Read More

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WVU Medicine recruits world-renowned cardiothoracic surgeon to lead new Heart and Vascular Institute

Vinay Badhwar, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.C.C., will serve as the executive chair of the newly formed West Virginia University (WVU) Heart and Vascular Institute. Read More

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Exercise Physiology student presents research at Posters on the Hill event in Washington, D.C

Ashlee Seldomridge presents her research at Posters on the Hill, a selective poster session sponsored by the Council on Undergraduate Research, based in Washington, D.C. 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, immunology and medical microbiology, 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 installation of new air handling units on the roof of Health Sciences North will cause some temporary changes to pedestrian and vehicle routes on campus.  This project is part of the rebuilding of the campus infrastructure and is vital to improving heating, cooling and ventilation throughout the building.

WVU is offering a free ASAM buprenorphine course, along with a one-day continuing education event on November 5 at Lakeview Resort and Conference Center in Morgantown, West Virginia.

Please help support a fundraiser at A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts at the University Town Center, Morgantown, from 9AM to 9PM on October 19 that will benefit the Comfort Fund at the WVU Cancer Institute’s Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center. Simply print this flyer and present it at the time of your purchase that day and the store will give the Comfort Fund 10% of the total dollars spent.

WVU Heart and Vascular Institute became the first in West Virginia to perform a minimally invasive procedure to implant the Tendyne Bioprosthetic Mitral Valve to combat mitral regurgitation (MR). The Institute is one of only 25 institutions worldwide chosen to participate in the clinical trial of this device.

  • Events


October 21


Global Health Week

Dr. David Fogarty, MD is a Clinical Professor with the Department of Surgery here at WVU. His presentation "Why Volunteer?" will be given on Friday, October 21, 2016.

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October 22


Pink Football Game

The WVU football team is joining the WVU Cancer Institute and WVU Medicine to raise breast cancer awareness during the 2nd Annual "Pink Game" on October 22. WVU football players and thousands of Mountaineer fans will pay tribute to breast cancer survivors, the healthcare providers who care for them and researchers dedicated to fighting this disease. Breast cancer survivors will join the multidisciplinary team that comprises the Cancer Institute Comprehensive Breast Cancer Program for special recognition. Fans will have an opportunity to text financial support for breast cancer research at the Cancer Institute. Text “WVU Care” to 85944 to donate $10 to the WVU Cancer Institute on game day.

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October 25


Reproductive Physiology Seminar: Daniel R. Deaver

Daniel R. Deaver, retired vice president of Non-Clinical Research and Development at Alkermes, will present "The importance of challenging conventional wisdom in science today" at 9:30 a.m. Tues., Oct. 25, in 2003 Agricultural Sciences. His presentation is part of the Reproductive Physiology Fall Seminar Series.

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October 26


Last Day to Drop a Class

If you need to drop a class, this is the last day to complete that task in STAR.

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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.

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