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Antibiotic resistance is not exclusively a health issue. It’s a national security threat, as the Department of Defense has tapped a team of WVU scientists to help exterminate the enemy – infectious biological agents.

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WVU School of Medicine is at the leading edge of studying the biological processes of life and bringing healthcare advances to the state.

  • 100%
    of Division of Medical Laboratory Sciences students are employed or enrolled in graduate school
  • 100%
    Occupational Therapy boasts an impressive 100% employment rate after certification
  • 13%
    Overall medical employment of lab technicians is projected to grow 13% from 2016-2016 (US BLS)

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