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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.

Dennis Slamon, M.D., Ph.D., an internationally renowned physician scientist whose work led to the development of the breast cancer drug Herceptin, will deliver the 2016 Laurence and Jean DeLynn Lecture at 4 p.m., September 7, in the Fukushima Auditorium of the of the West Virginia University Health Sciences Center. A reception will follow in the Learning Center Commons.

College students in the Kanawha Valley considering a health care career will have a new program to help guide them as they navigate the road to medical school.

The deadline to register is Friday, Aug. 19.

Luke J. Higgins, M.D., Ph.D., has joined WVU Medicine’s Interventional Radiology Department.

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2016

Professional Development Week!

First week of school for the MSI students.

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August 2

2016

Professional Development Week!

First week of school for the MSI students.

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August 3

2016

Professional Development Week!

First week of school for the MSI students.

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August 4

2016

Professional Development Week!

First week of school for the MSI students.

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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