WVU-MU Health Grants Program Letters of Intent due Oct. 16

In August, West Virginia University and Marshall University announced a joint funding program to support innovative clinical programs and translational research projects. Letters of Intent for those interested in pursuing funding through this mechanism are due Friday, Oct. 16. Read More »

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Scientist welcomes challenges from students

"Question authority. Even mine." That's the message WVU neuroscience researcher Dr. James Simpkins has for students and young scientists. Simpkins will deliver the Benedum Distinguished Scholar lecture at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29, in the Erickson Alumni Center. Read More »

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WVU’s telepsychiatry community partners build deep connections

West Virginia’s demand for high quality mental health services outpaces the number of providers and hours in the day. The telepsychiatry program at WVU Healthcare’s Chestnut Ridge Center is a growing program that's building deep connections in communities across the state daily. Read More »

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Interdisciplinary approach aids pregnant women with opioid addiction

Chestnut Ridge Center treats five groups of pregnant women or women who have recently delivered, with 10-12 outpatients in each, for opioid dependence. The WVU Department of Behavioral Medicine uses an interdisciplinary approach, collaborating with representatives from obstetrics, pediatrics, lactation, and pharmacy to improve patient care. Read More »

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