WVU Medicine Cabinet News Stories

WVU Healthcare physicians establish pain research fund in honor of colleague

Two WVU Healthcare physicians who specialize in pain management have established a fund to benefit cancer patients at West Virginia University in honor of their friend and colleague Rodney Dayo, D.O., who passed away at age 43 after battling brain cancer in 2013. [...]

Saturday event to benefit WVU Children’s Hospital

The Once a Mountaineer, Always a Mountaineer program, which brings former West Virginia University football players now with the NFL back to Morgantown to inspire healthy lifestyle choices among area children, is hosting a daylong event Saturday, March 7, that pairs the players with youth from around West Virginia. [...]

Dr. Anna Allen named president of Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics

Anna Allen, M.D., M.P.H., assistant professor in the West Virginia University School of Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine and adjunct in the WVU School of Public Health Department of Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences, was recently named president of the Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics (AOEC) Board of Directors. [...]

IHOP National Pancake Day benefits WVU Children’s Hospital

Hungry IHOP patrons will have the opportunity to enjoy free pancakes and support West Virginia University Children’s Hospital at Ruby Memorial on Tuesday, March 3. [...]

Rosen elected to Board of American Association of Neurological Surgeons

Charles L. Rosen, M.D., Ph.D., chair and professor in the WVU Department of Neurosurgery was recently elected to serve on the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Board. [...]

WVU Healthcare receives Magnet® re-designation

To be selected for Magnet® designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), hospitals must have a proven track record of excellence in nursing services. In short, they are the country’s elite hospitals. For the third time, WVU Healthcare has been named a Magnet hospital. [...]

WVUHS taps Venturella to take IT helm

West Virginia United Health System is making preparations to welcome new Vice President of Information Technology Services and WVU Healthcare Chief Information Officer (CIO) Jim Venturella. The senior healthcare executive will step into the leadership position currently held by WVUHS CIO Richard A. King, whose retirement will cap a career that led his organization through sweeping technological changes and advances. [...]

WVU Healthcare experts to discuss heart health on the next “Doctors on Call”

In recognition of February as National Heart Month, WVU Healthcare experts will discuss the importance of keeping your ticker in tip-top shape and more on the next episode of “Doctors on Call,” which will air live at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 26 on West Virginia Public Television. [...]

WVU Heart Institute brings cutting-edge imaging technology to patients

In keeping with WVU Healthcare’s commitment to providing exceptional patient care, the WVU Heart Institute has acquired new, state-of-the-art cardiac imaging technology to diagnose and treat cardiovascular disease, the nation’s No. 1 killer. [...]