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.
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.
The general public will have an opportunity to learn about the variety of cancer research underway at West Virginia University and the WVU Cancer Institute during an “Evening of Science” from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wed., August 31 at the WVU Media Innovation Center in Evandale Crossing, Morgantown.
The WVU Cancer Institute, in conjunction with the American Cancer Society and our supporters, are requesting applications to fund several new pilot grants related to all types of cancer research or smoking cessation in cancer patients. In addition to the American Cancer Society, the funding mechanisms for these grants include the Let the Journey Begin Fund and the Phillip M. Dino Innovative Research Fund.
Physicians for Human Rights
Our first meeting of the year will be held in Room 1905 with Dr. Josephine Reece, our guest speaker, who will be talking about her year in Liberia as part of the Global Health Corp.Read More
Psychiatry Student Interest Group
The Psychiatry Student Interest Group will be holding their "FIRST" meeting in room 1909 with a panel of Psychiatrists to discuss their careers and opportunities to learn more about the field of psychiatry! Please RSVP by August 28 to receive lunch!Read More
Christian Medical and Dental Association
"CMDA will be holding fundraiser and community service event in the coming week in partnership with Together We Rise to provide duffle bags and supplies to foster children in the Morgantown area. Please help us fund this initiative by donating at www.gofundme.com/29pts4z8 ! In room 2165 we will be having a packing party where we will decorate, fill, and pray over the bags before we send them off. Please RSVP by 8/29/16 at https://goo.gl/forms/aCEghXcg9z8XsCDn2 .Read More
M2 Professional Development
M2 Professional DevelopmentRead More
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.
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.
MD Degree | Class of 2017