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  • Virtual Wellbeing and Mindfulness programs coming the week of March 30

    Virtual Wellbeing and Mindfulness programs coming the week of March 30

    Starting the week of March 30, the following virtual exercise classes, wellbeing and mindfulness programs will be available to WVU and WVU Medicine employees:

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  • Goldberg honored for work in GI Cancers by OncLive® and The Ruesch Center for the Cure of Gastrointestinal Cancers Names

    Goldberg honored for work in GI Cancers by OncLive® and The Ruesch Center for the Cure of Gastrointestinal Cancers Names

    Richard M. Goldberg, M.D., retired in December 2019 as the director of the West Virginia University Cancer Institute (WVUCI) and the WVU Cancer Signature Program. As WVUCI’s director, he oversaw the clinical, research, and teaching missions of the cancer institute and its component organizations, which include satellite clinical and clinical research locations dispersed throughout West Virginia. Considered an international leader in gastrointestinal cancer treatment and research, as well as in leadership of cancer programs in academic medicine for the past 36 years, Goldberg has held several prestigious positions in academic and clinical medicine and has published over 360 papers in peer-reviewed journals. Goldberg serves on several national scientific advisory committees and on the scientific advisory committee at the corporate level for a few pharmaceutical companies.

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  • WVU Women's Soccer Holds Kick Cancer 4 by 4 Event on March 8

    WVU Women's Soccer Holds Kick Cancer 4 by 4 Event on March 8

    The annual Kick Cancer four by four event is made up of teams of 3 where the fourth player is a mountaineer player.  To date, this project has raised over $160,000 for the Betty Puskar Breast Care Center and breast cancer research at the WVU Cancer Institute. This year's event raised its goal of $10,000. This event held on Sunday, March 8th had over 84 teams registered and over 300 students participating.

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  • WVU in the News: Medicare telehealth expansion vital in COVID-19 outbreak

    With West Virginia reporting its first case of exposure to the new coronavirus this week, the use of telemedicine could be vital to keeping the state's older residents safe.  Stephen Davis, associate professor at the West Virginia University School of Public Health, is conducting a pilot program on telemedicine in the Mountain State. He says the Trump administration's expansion of telehealth for Medicare patients will help the state prevent high-risk individuals from being exposed to the virus in health-care environments. "Telehealth will enable us to be able to deliver some type of health care without having to have some type of interaction with healthcare workers that, sadly, may be infected or become infected themselves," says Davis.

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  • CDC COVID-19 response update for rural communities

    CDC COVID-19 response update for rural communities

    Dr. Jay Butler, Deputy Director for Infectious Diseases, will share guidance with partners, public health practitioners, healthcare providers and others working to protect the health of rural communities.

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  • WVU will not hold in-person classes this semester, campus shuts down with all work remote

    West Virginia University and its divisional campuses in Keyser and Beckley will extend alternative delivery of classes through the rest of the semester in response to the continued threat of the novel coronavirus COVID-19. Additionally, all employees – except for those needed to keep online operations running and a select few others – must work from home, and residence halls will remain shuttered.

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  • Guidance on Labs from Vice President for Research

    Guidance on Labs from Vice President for Research

    In light of the continued concerns around the coronavirus COVID-19 and minimizing community spread, the University is asking everyone to drive down their lab work to absolute minimal presence by close of business on Thursday, March 19, only to allow for instrumentation maintenance, cell/animal lines.

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  • Several Health Sciences exterior entrances locked indefinitely

    Several exterior entrances at the WVU Health Sciences Center will be closed to the public and locked.

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  • Register now for the 26th Annual Walk 100 Miles in 100 Days®

    Register now for the 26th Annual Walk 100 Miles in 100 Days®

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  • WVCTSI releases updated policies for health sciences researchers during COVID-19 pandemic

    WVCTSI releases updated policies for health sciences researchers during COVID-19 pandemic

    The West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute has released updated recommendations for health sciences researchers at WVU. These documents provide guidance related to the COVID-19 pandemic for clinical trials principal investigators as well as WVU Investigators and research coordinators. These documents can be viewed on WVCTSI’s COVID-19 webpage along with other useful updates and resources from WVCTSI.

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