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WVU Medicine Children’s launches School Intervention Program

When a child is hospitalized, what he or she considers “normal” – going to school, participating in extracurricular activities, daily routines – is disrupted. For children who are admitted for extended stays at WVU Medicine Children’s, a new School Intervention Program is available to keep them on track, so they can return to their classrooms without missing a beat.

Ghana rotation: Logan Wolford, Benjamin Moser, and Phillip Pifer  

Global health rotations provide health sciences students with international experience

During the 2018 spring semester, health professions students, faculty physicians and residents traveled to Brazil, Fiji, Ghana, Paraguay, India, and Italy. Each global health rotation lasted about a month. In addition to clinical experience, students gain insights into culture, communication and relationships as well as increase their medical skills.

Richard Funnell portrait.  

Richard Funnell to join WVU Cancer Institute

WVU Medicine announced Monday (May 7) that Richard Funnell, M.H.A., F.A.C.H.E., C.M.P.E., a nationally recognized executive, will join the WVU Cancer Institute as vice president of cancer services on May 21.

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WVU Medicine Children’s to open new Neurodevelopmental Center

WVU Medicine Children’s announced Monday (May 7) plans to open a Neurodevelopmental Center in late summer to evaluate and treat children with a wide variety of neurodevelopmental disabilities, including Autism Spectrum Disorder, developmental delay, cerebral palsy, neuromuscular disorders, and Tourette Syndrome.