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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 first ever resource guide for the “sport” of mall walking was recently released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It was developed in partnership with WVU researchers.

The West Virginia University School of Medicine’s medical degree program received a full, unconditional, eight-year reaccreditation by the Liaison Committee for Medical Education, meeting the more than 125 required standards.

Hassan H. Ramadan, M.D., M.Sc., has been named professor and chair of the Department of Otolaryngology at the West Virginia University School of Medicine, according to Clay Marsh, M.D., vice president and executive dean of health sciences. Dr. Ramadan currently serves as professor, program director and vice chair of the Department of Otolaryngology.

The winners, which include faculty from the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources and the Health Sciences Center, are being funded through the Byars-Tarnay Endowment in the WVU Foundation. The endowment was established to build biomedical engineering programs for the Statler College with the School of Medicine.

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July 3

2015

Independence Day Recess: University Closed

No classes. University closed.

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July 6

2015

Block 1 - MS3

Block 1 - MS3

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August 7

2015

Final Exam for Second Six-Week Session and 12-Week Session

Final Exam for Second Six-Week Session and 12-Week Session

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August 12

2015

New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation

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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