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.
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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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Project Coordinator Strengthening Training for Addiction Recovery Project

Project Coordinator

Strengthening Training for Addiction Recovery Project

 

The West Virginia University School of Social Work seeks applications for the position of Project Coordinator for the Strengthening Training for Addiction Recovery (STAR) grant. This position is grant-funded through September 30, 2019 and we anticipate a strong likelihood of funding renewal. The STAR project is part of WVU’s role in West Virginia’s Statewide Opioid Response. The Coordinator position will focus on administrative coordination of the STAR project, academic support to social work students participating in the STAR program, engagement with community-based providers, and interface with STAR project leaders. Apply online here.