WVU faculty named 2018-2019 Benedum Distinguished Scholars

WVU faculty named 2018-2019 Benedum Distinguished Scholars

Four exceptional faculty members at West Virginia University have been named 2018-2019 Benedum Distinguished Scholars in recognition of the high caliber of their research and scholarly activity, including neuroscience professor Bernard Schreurs.
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WVU researchers explore stroke’s effects on microbiome

When the microbiomes in our guts are disturbed, it causes indigestion. But for stroke patients, those same disturbances can affect recovery. WVU researchers are studying how the gut and brain influence each other.
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Two School of Medicine programs ranked in top 100 graduate programs by US News

On March 12, U.S. News and World Report released the latest ranking of top 100 graduate programs in the nation. WVU was ranked 48th in primary care medicine, and 84th for medical research.
Read more about how WVU ranked —>


WVU School of Dentistry takes tobacco cessation efforts on the road

Faculty and students at the School of Dentistry are leading tobacco cessation efforts at the Health Sciences Center, both in the classroom and the clinic. The School hosts a continuing education course for a multitude of healthcare professionals to learn how they can work together on treatment plans for patients trying to become tobacco free.
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New Cancer Therapy at WVU: CAR T-cell therapy for leukemia and lymphoma

New Cancer Therapy at WVU:
CAR T-cell therapy for leukemia and lymphoma




The WVU Cancer Institute offers this cutting-edge immunotherapy approach that some experts predict will change the landscape of care for advanced leukemia and lymphoma.


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Screening event set for March 15




Women caring for women


Valerie Galvan Turner, MD, part of the largest gynecologic oncology team in the state, is helping to lead an ovarian cancer clinical trial. She recently gave a cervical cancer patient more time with her grandchildren.

Meet Dr. Galvan Turner


Clinical Advances

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It’s Match Day at WVU

Match Day Ceremony streaming live today!

It’s Match Day at WVU — the day our medical students find out where they have “matched” for their residency training.

Morgantown Campus students receive notice of their residency matches beginning at noon, and the ceremony will be streamed via Facebook Live! Watch it on the WVU E-Pylons Medical Students Facebook page.

The Charleston Campus will begin their Facebook Live stream at 12:30 p.m. Watch it live on the WVU Charleston Student Services Facebook page.

The Eastern Campus will post photos of their ceremony on the WVU Health Sciences Eastern Division Facebook page.

Fox Run in our Therapy Department for a Master’s Licensed Therapist/Social Worker.

We currently have an opening at Fox Run in our Therapy Department for a Master’s Licensed Therapist/Social Worker.


Please apply on our website at https://foxruncenter.com/ and click on Careers.



Encourage, Empower, and Enrich at Fox Run


Join our team and be a part of a rewarding experience to make a difference in the lives of our residents!


$5,000.00 Sign-On Bonus!


$44,000.00+ for a starting salary, depending on experience.


Student Loan Relief Program!


Fox Run: The Center for Children and Adolescents, a subsidiary of UHS, is recruiting for a Licensed Therapist (LSW, LISW, LPC, or LPCC).

Located in St. Clairsville (OH), this 100-bed facility thrives on passionate and dedicated personnel, while incorporating innovative technology

and therapies for the betterment of our patients. Here at Fox Run, we encourage our employees and patients to work towards a brighter future,

empower them to accomplish their goals, and by doing so, enrich our own lives as well as those of others in our communities.




This opportunity provides the following:


  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
  • $5,000 sign-on bonus
  • Student Loan Relief Program
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Generous Paid Time Off


The Therapist (LSW, LISW, LPC, or LPCC) is responsible for maintaining a safe, therapeutic environment, individual therapy, group therapy, family therapy,

biopsychosocial assessment, the therapy component of the treatment plan, documentation, accepting inquiry calls, and assisting with discharge planning.


Qualifications and Skills


Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, or Human Services related field.

LSW, LISW, LPC or LPCC and Ohio license required.



Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) knows what it takes to lead, inspire and succeed. One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies,

UHS owns and operates through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico,

the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.




For more information contact Jerry Herrick at 740-695-2131 or jerry.herrick@uhsinc.com



Jerry Herrick|Human Resources Director | jerry.herrick@uhsinc.com | Office (740) 695-2131 | Fax (740) 695-7113

Fox Run Center for Children & Adolescents| 67670 Traco Drive, St. Clairsville, OH 43950 | www.foxruncenter.com


Summer Policy Institute- WV




Summer Policy Institute

Connecting WV’s Future Leaders to Policy Work & Networks


The Summer Policy Institute will bring together highly-qualified undergraduate and graduate students for a three-day learning experience, where participants are given an opportunity to become better informed about vital West Virginia specific policy issues, network with fellow students and leaders, and prepare for their future studies and work in policy-related fields. The Institute is hosted by the staff of the WV Center on Budget and Policy and Marshall University.


The West Virginia 2018 Summer Policy Institute (SPI) will be  held at the Marshall University campus in Huntington, WV on July 27-29,  2018.

Application opens April 1, closes June 15, 2018.


Who can participate? SPI is open to any undergraduate or graduate student at a West Virginia college or university, or graduate from a West Virginia high school, who has completed a minimum of 24 hours of college credit. VISTA Volunteers in West Virginia are also eligible to apply. SPI participants are chosen by a competitive application process aimed at selecting students with strong academic training, diverse experiences, and a clear interest in the study and practice of public policy. Particular emphasis is given to selecting a class of participants from a range of educational institutions, fields of study, and geographic and cultural backgrounds. Interested students in all academic disciplines are encouraged to apply.

There is no cost to attend.


National Comprehensive Cancer Control Programs!

Living Beyond Breast Cancer has two programs for young women diagnosed with breast cancer coming up in the next few weeks. Please help us promote these programs by sharing with your partners and constituents. Thanks!


Single and Ready to Mingle: Dating and Breast Cancer Twitter Chat, Wednesday, June 20 at 8:00 pm ET

Do you have questions about datingand breast cancer? Join @LivingBeyondBreastCancer on June 20 at 8:00pm (ET) for Single and Ready to Mingle: Dating and Breast Cancer, a Twitter Chat focusing on the many impacts a breast cancer diagnosis can have on your dating life such as how you relate to yourself and to others, changes in body image, and finding the right time to share your diagnosis with someone new. Learn more at http://lbbc.org/datingchat

Running on Empty: Fed up with Fatigue Breast Cancer 360 Panel Discussion, Thursday, July 26 from 5:00-7:00 pm

In person at the BWI Airport Marriott or online via web stream 

On July 26, join Living Beyond Breast Cancer for Running on Empty: Fed Up With Fatigue a Breast Cancer 360 discussing practical and medical methods to ease cancer-related fatigue.  During this program, Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, ONN-CG, will offer tools to cope with the social and emotional impacts of living with less energy than before. This program is presented in collaboration with Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center. You can attend the free event live or participate through livestream. Register here: www.lbbc.org/fatigue360