Larry Rhodes, M.D., interim chair of the West Virginia University Department of Pediatrics and director of the WVU Institute for Community and Rural Health, has been named the 2013 Rural Health Practitioner of the Year by the National Rural Health...
5/10/2013 2:00 PM EDT
Despite having a reputation of being the healthiest and most active generation, baby boomers are actually in worse overall health than their parents, according to a new study by researchers at the West Virginia University School of Medicine.
2/5/2013 2:00 PM EST
Patricia Chase, Ph.D., dean of the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy, has been selected as president-elect of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP).
12/19/2012 11:00 AM EST
According to a newly published study, male pedestrians struck by vehicles are more than twice as likely to die as their female counterparts.
12/10/2012 1:10 PM EST
A published study by researchers from the West Virginia University School of Public Health and Injury Control Research Center found that suicide has now passed motor vehicle traffic crashes as the leading cause of injury deaths in the United States....
9/21/2012 10:15 AM EDT
A published study conducted by researchers at West Virginia University has found that doctor and pharmacy shoppers are at a greater risk for drug-related death.
9/6/2012 2:55 PM EDT
The Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center of West Virginia University has been awarded a $19.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) that will be used to address the health issues that most commonly affect West Virginians.
8/15/2012 12:45 PM EDT
The West Virginia University Injury Control Research Center has just been awarded a five-year grant totaling $4.1 million to continue as one of 11 such federally funded centers of excellence for injury prevention research, education and outreach in...
8/9/2012 10:55 AM EDT
Jeff Coben, M.D., director of the West Virginia University Injury Control Research Center, is available today and tomorrow to discuss the Center's $4.1-million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to continue as one of 11 such...
8/9/2012 11:25 AM EDT