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WVU School of Public Health hosts inaugural Investiture Ceremony

The School of Public Health celebrated the appointment of its first endowed professor Wednesday (April 26). Gordon Smith, M.D., M.B., Ch.B., MPH, the Stuart M. and Joyce N. Robbins Distinguished Professor of Epidemiology, was honored by a crowd of friends, family, students, colleagues and community members at the WVU Health Sciences Center.

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Davis Health System and WVU Medicine celebrate partnership

Special guests E. Gordon Gee, West Virginia University president, and Albert L. Wright Jr., president and CEO of the West Virginia University Health System, attended a kick-off event in Elkins Wednesday (April 26) celebrating the new partnership with Davis Health System for cancer, cardiology, pulmonology and vascular services.

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WVU Medicine Bariatrics earns national reaccreditation

WVU Medicine Bariatrics has been reaccredited as a comprehensive center under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program. The accreditation demonstrates WVU Medicine’s commitment to delivering the highest quality care for its bariatric surgery patients.

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First generation college student's fascination with physiology sparks career in physical therapy

It was curiosity and the desire to help others that sparked Kelsie Gillespie’s fascination about the different physiological mechanisms that help people recover. A first generation college student and graduate of James Monroe High School in Lindside, West Virginia, Kelsie chose to earn her bachelor’s degree in exercise physiology with an emphasis in aquatic therapy at West Virginia University.

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WVU Student Health to host Kids Health Career Day

Come out and enjoy a day of kid-friendly fun at WVU Student Health on Sunday (April 30) from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Kids will get a chance to meet the doctors, pharmacists and nurses, tour the student health clinic and exam rooms, and see the HealthNet helicopter.

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Stroke survivor brings hope to stroke patients

When Lee Green walks onto the neurological unit at WVU Medicine J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital, he can hardly walk down a hall without being greeted or hugged. It’s hard to say who benefits most from his presence: the patients, the staff, or Green himself.

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