Register by May 7
Join West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute leadership and members from across the state to discuss exciting new efforts and initiatives in clinical and translational science in the Mountain State.
This day-and-a-half event will feature: WVCTSI progress and highlights, research roundtable discussions, presentations from team science headliners, innovation and commercialization pitches in the WVCTSI Shark Tank, poster presentations from exciting work across the CTS spectrum, updates on available resources and services for members, and breakout sessions on key topics and trends.
This meeting will also feature a keynote address from Sten Vermund, M.D., Ph.D., Dean and Anna M.R. Lauder Professor of Public Health at Yale School of Public Health and professor of pediatrics at the Yale School of Medicine.
The meeting will be held May 16 – 17 at the Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront Place in Morgantown, West Virginia. Deadline to register for this event is 11:59 p.m. EST on Monday, May 7. Additional information and registration can be found on the event webpage.
Cervical cancer rates are higher among women in Appalachia due to a variety of factors ranging from health policy to biology. Next month, epidemiologist and cancer prevention researcher Electra Paskett, Ph.D., will visit the WVU Health Sciences Center to explain how these factors can help identify possible interventions to reverse this trend.
The Council for Women's Concerns is accepting nominations for the Mary Catherine Buswell Award. This accolade, established in 1978, honors a person who has shown a dedication to the advancement of women. The award winner will receive $500 for travel, supplies, salary supplement or any other use commensurate with WVU policies. Nominations must be submitted by March 1.