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WVU Health Outcomes Ph.D. students receive accolades at international conference
Friday, June 17, 2016
Graduate students in the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy Health Outcomes Research Ph.D. program were the recipients of several awards during the International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) 21st Annual International Meeting. The meeting was held May 21–25 in Washington, D.C.
Two from WVU named BioWV leaders
Monday, May 23, 2016
Two WVU researchers have been named to the leadership of BioWV, the Bioscience Association of West Virginia, a nonprofit organization that promotes the state’s growing bioscience business community.
WVU Pharmacy students make donation to Comfort Fund
Thursday, May 5, 2016
Whether it was strumming a guitar or displaying their skills with a soccer ball, a number of WVU School of Pharmacy students took to the stage at the Health Sciences Center recently for their annual variety show to benefit patients at the WVU Cancer Institute Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center. The event was coordinated by the Kappa Psi – Beta Eta chapter and raised $600 for the Cancer Center’s Comfort Fund. The Fund was established to provide temporary, short-term financial assistance for patients undergoing treatment at our Cancer Center clinic until they can be linked with appropriate community, state or national resources. Every penny donated helps ensure that all patients dealing with a cancer diagnosis will be able to receive the best possible treatment regardless of financial hardships they may face.
West Virginia University offers courses to reduce opioid use
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
West Virginia University has added a new online course, “The Treatment of Pain and Addiction Utilizing Education and Proper Prescribing: The New Paradigm Continued.” The course will provide West Virginia physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and dentists with continuing education credit, and also fulfill the state’s requirement for training in avoiding diversion of prescriptions drugs into the illicit market.
Wigner Institute hosts AADE workshop
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
The WVU School of Pharmacy Wigner Institute for Advanced Pharmacy Practice, Education, and Research sponsored an American Association of Diabetes Educators Workshop on April 18. Attendees included pharmacists, nurses, and dietitians from clinics, hospitals, pharmacies, and health departments from 40 counties throughout the state.
WVU BOG approves new degree programs, receives update on Beckley campus
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
The WVU Board of Governors gave final approval to repurpose an existing School of Pharmacy Ph.D. track into its own independent doctoral program, which will offer a new doctor of philosophy degree in health services and outcomes research.
Outstanding Graduate Student and Mentor awards ceremony
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
On April 8, 2016, the Office of Research and Graduate Education recognized the achievements and participation of our graduate students in the research, teaching and service missions of the Health Science Center. As part of this ceremony, awards were given to faculty who are outstanding mentors and to graduate students who are outstanding in their graduate programs.
WVU student pharmacists host Senior Olympics
Friday, April 1, 2016
Students from the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy hosted a Senior Olympics for local seniors to stress the importance of physical fitness.
Going global for health education
Thursday, January 14, 2016
Beginning in January 2016, faculty and students of the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy will gain a new global opportunity for education and collaboration.