Anne Swisher—professor at the WVU School of Medicine—is working to address opioid misuse in an unconventional way: through physical therapy. She and her colleagues have enhanced physical therapy instruction at WVU to emphasize the profession’s role in preventing and treating opioid use disorder.
All faculty are invited to attend the WVU Health Sciences Center Faculty Development Program presentation “Effective Teaching Strategies for Teaching Telemedicine” Monday, April 19, 2021, from noon to 1p.m.
We ask all students and faculty to be part of this movement and contribute their ideas. We envision a catchy, short phrase (preferably less than 20 words) that is easy to remember and embodies the ethical obligations of professional nursing.
Dr. Shailendra Singh will speak as part of the Medicine Grand Rounds on Friday (April 9) at 8 a.m. This presentation titled “Endoscopic Bariatric and Metabolic Therapies for Obesity Management" will take place over Zoom.
During the first full week of April each year, the American Public Health Association brings together communities across the United States to observe National Public Health Week as a time to recognize the contributions of public health and highlight issues that are important to improving our nation's health.
The WVU Medicine Medical and Surgical Weight Loss Center has been accredited as Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program Accreditation Center - Comprehensive Center with Obesity Medicine Qualifications by the joint Quality Program of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.