All those pops and crackles ripping through your neighborhood at night could come with unwanted consequences – at the firework enthusiast’s expense. Fireworks-related injuries in West Virginia have shot up 40 percent since a 2016 state law liberalized the sale of certain fireworks, categorized as “Class C” or “1.4G,” according to Toni Marie Rudisill, research assistant professor at the WVU School of Public Health.
Rondalyn Whitney, director of faculty development and scholarship in the Division of Occupational Therapy at the School of Medicine, has been published by the American Occupational Therapy Association.
West Virginia University’s Duncan Lorimer might be the godfather of the fast radio burst, but a pair of international students has taken exploring these mysterious cosmic flashes to a new level.
A new international and multidisciplinary partnership between the WVU Department of Forensic and Investigative Science and the Costa Rican government is working to build the country’s capacity for law enforcement, forensic laboratories and legal medicine – and lifting it up as a model for better criminal justice practices across Central America.
Four years after the disastrous flooding in southern West Virginia, new research from West Virginia University’s Department of Geology and Geography highlights the role faith-based groups and other community organizations have played in the relief and recovery efforts.
The West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute has released recommendations for clinical research investigators and coordinators at WVU related to COVID-19.