West Virginia is the least heart-healthy state in the nation, according to American Health Rankings' 2019 study, but work led by West Virginia University researchers seeks to help improve the lives of patients living with heart disease.
Dr. Vinay Badhwar, chair of the Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery department at WVU, presented a paper as the lead author at the prestigious EuroPCR Conference in Paris, France. EuroPCR is a worldwide event where innovative interventional cardiovascular medicine is featured.
“CBS This Morning” co-host Tony Dokoupil set out to see the science for himself behind e-cigarette use and its potential effects. In addition to speaking with experts from several universities, he came to West Virginia University to speak to Associate Professor Mark Olfert from the School of Medicine Department of Exercise Physiology and the WVU Cancer Institute about what his research shows about e-cigarette use.
Mike and JoAnn Ross and their family have donated $1 million in support of the WVU Medicine Children’s “Grow Children’s” Capital Campaign and the Brick Health Outreach Fund in the WVU School of Medicine.
WVU Health Sciences Center Faculty Development Program will host a series of sessions at noon on Sept. 26.