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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

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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.

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Stephenie Kennedy, Ed.D., associate director for cancer prevention and control with the West Virginia University Cancer Institute and research assistant professor with the WVU School of Medicine, has been named associate director of the health disparities program at WVU.

Surenda Varma, M.D., vice chair, Pediatrics and distinguished professor at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, will present "Thank God There is a Hole in Donut -- Current Initiatives in Childhood Obesity" as part of the Charaka Lectureship. The lecture will begin at 8 a.m., Friday, Oct. 28 in Fukushima Auditorium, located on the first floor of the WVU Health Sciences Center. 

President E. Gordon Gee will officially welcome healthcare startup Good Measures to the WVU Health Sciences Innovation Center, at an open house from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Oct. 4. The Boston-based company established an office earlier this year WVU, located in the Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Center building on the Health Sciences campus.

WVU arthritis experts Drs. John Barnett, Lisa Robinson and Colleen Watkins invite you to join them for a discussion on the most recent research and treatment options for Rheumatoid Arthritis, from the bench to the bedside.


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September 28

2016

Peter Mucha, Jr, MD Visiting Professor Lectureship

TRAUMA: From Inception to Date-Successes, Trails, Errors, and Challenges Demetrios Demetriades, MD, PhD, FACS Professor of Surgery, Director of Trauma, Emergency Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care Los Angeles County General and University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA

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September 29

2016

USPTO Event at Evansdale Library

Sponsored by Health Sciences Innovation Center and WVU Libraries, representatives from United States Patent & Trademark Office will introduce intellectual property and will provide hands-on training for patent and trademark searching. Panel discussion from WVU Services will also take place to highlight programs offered by WVU.

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October 1

2016

SCHOOL OF MEDICINE TAILGATE

SCHOOL OF MEDICINE TAILGATE!!! HOMECOMING GAME AGAINST KANSAS STATE

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October 1

2016

WVU Professional Programs Football Tailgate Tent

WVU Professional Programs Football Tailgate Tent (WVU v Kansas State)

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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