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WVU leader named fellow of national nursing association

Dr. Toni DiChiacchio, assistant dean of the School of Nursing, has been named a Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners for her outstanding contributions to clinical practice, research, education and policy. She will join an elite class of nurse practitioners during the induction ceremony at the annual conference Thursday (June 22) in Philadelphia.

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WVU cancer researcher participates in study that shows promising treatments for certain patients with advanced colorectal cancer

A group of cancer researchers, including Richard Goldberg, M.D., director of the WVU Cancer Institute, released a study today in the Journal of the American Medical Association comparing the results of combinations of chemotherapy delivered with targeted therapy drugs in the treatment of people with advanced colorectal cancer who had not received prior drug treatment for their advanced disease.

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Feyko and Hwang accepted into WVU Vascular Surgery Fellowship

The WVU Heart and Vascular Institute, the Department of Surgery and the Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery recently announced the newly accredited West Virginia University Vascular Surgery Fellowship. Our goals are to provide a learning and training environment which facilitates the development of expert vascular surgery specialists who will have the tools and abilities to become leaders in both the clinical and academic communities of vascular surgeons.

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