WVU School of Medicine M.D. program receives eight-year reaccreditation

The West Virginia University School of Medicine’s medical degree program received a full, unconditional, eight-year reaccreditation by the Liaison Committee for Medical Education, meeting the more than 125 required standards. 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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Portable PET helmet captures images of the human brain in motion

Julie Brefczynski-Lewis, PhD, is part of a collaborative team of scientists using a portable brain scanner to study the human brain in motion. She is the lead neuroscientist of the WVU team in the BRAIN Initiative, launched by President Obama in 2013 as a national effort to equip researchers with the fundamental support necessary for treating a wide variety of brain disorders. Read More »

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