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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.

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October 30

2014

Judie Charlton Glaucoma Outreach Chair Investiture Ceremony

WVU Eye Institute Auditorium

5:00 PM

October 31

2014

Eastern Campus Halloween Bowling Party

5:00 to 8:00 PM

Shepherd University Student Union

All students invited all campuses! Costumes highly recommended. Socks mandatory! Faculty attending.

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November 3

2014

Wilderness Medicine Interest Group

Room 1901

12:00 to 1:00 PM

Wilderness Medicine Group meeting Guest Speaker - Dr. Justin Spratt will be speaking about his experiences with the wilderness medicine fellowship.

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November 3

2014

Internal Medicine Interest Group

Room 1909

12:00 to 1:00 PM

Guest speaker will be Dr. Hull from the Department of Cardiology!

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Ophthalmic Medical Technicians’ Week is November 3 through 7, 2014, and the WVU Eye Institute wants to recognize the great service our ophthalmic medical technicians provide our patients. Ophthalmic medical technicians improve the delivery and quality of eye care and are crucial members of our eye care team. The role of Ophthalmic Medical Technicians is constantly evolving; technicians are now involved in almost every aspect of helping run an ophthalmic practice. Join us in acknowledging the great role our ophthalmic medical technicians play in providing quality vision care at the WVU Eye Institute.

John C. Linton, Ph.D., ABPP, currently serving as interim associate vice president for health of West Virginia University, Charleston Division, and campus dean of the School of Medicine, has been appointed to both posts on a permanent basis.

Global health experts from around the region and the world will take on important issues like extreme poverty, human trafficking, HIV, and landmines during the West Virginia University School of Medicine's 2014 Global Health Week.

The grant of $10.7 million over the next five years, including more than $2.1 million this year, will have a transformational effect on basic and translational stroke research at WVU. The funding will enhance mentoring and development of five junior investigators and their research programs as well as support core resources.

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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