WVU Medicine J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital is hosting a blood drive from noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 31, in the atrium of the WVU Cancer Institute’s Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center. The event supports Central Blood Bank, Ruby Memorial Hospital’s supplier for blood products.
One-in-10 U.S. children each year are born with a vascular birthmark, according to the Vascular Birthmarks Foundation. For those children who live in West Virginia and the surrounding region, the Vascular Anomalies Program at the WVU Medicine Children’s Pediatric Craniofacial Center can help.
Fans attending the football game against Texas Tech University Saturday (Oct. 14) at Milan Puskar Stadium, which is presented by WVU Medicine Children’s, are asked to bring an item to donate to patients treated by the hospital.
Employee Wellness has partnered with WVU Medicine to offer employees and dependent family members the opportunity to receive a flu vaccination on campus, no appointments necessary. Employees and their dependents 12 years of age or older that are insured with PEIA or The Health Plan are eligible to receive the vaccine at no cost.
Unveiling of Architectural Renderings, with special invitation by Dr. Clay B. Marsh will take place at the WVU Museum of the Health Sciences Friday (Oct. 13) 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. The event includes a book signing: "The Quiet Advocate: Edward J. Van Liere's Influence on Medical Education In West Virginia" by William A. Neal, MD.