WVU Medicine Cabinet News Stories

WVU Healthcare’s Sleeth Family Medicine Center earns national recognition for patient-centered care

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has announced that WVU Healthcare’s Clark K. Sleeth Family Medicine Center has received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long‐term, participative relationships. [...]

$1.5M WVU Eye Institute grant to address glaucoma in the Caribbean

Anthony Realini, M.D., M.P.H., a glaucoma specialist in the West Virginia University Eye Institute, has received a $1.5 million grant from the National Eye Institute to conduct a five-year study aimed at finding better ways to address the problem of glaucoma on the Caribbean islands of Dominica and St. Lucia. [...]

Cold Stone’s anniversary celebration to benefit WVU Children’s Hospital

Since January 2005, the Cold Stone Creamery on High Street in Morgantown has served more than 750,000 ice cream lovers. In honor of its 10th anniversary, the store is selling special cupcakes and holding a celebration to raise money for WVU Children’s Hospital at Ruby Memorial. [...]

WVU Coach Huggins competes in Infiniti Coaches Charity Challenge to benefit cancer research

West Virginia University Men’s Basketball Coach Bob Huggins is one of 48 top college basketball coaches in the nation participating in the Infiniti Coaches’ Charity Challenge. He is looking to Mountaineer fans for their support to help him win $100,000 for the Norma Mae Huggins Cancer Research Endowment at the WVU Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center. [...]

WVU Healthcare Bariatrics hosting weight loss surgery information session on Jan. 20

If you have attempted multiple diet and exercise programs and still haven’t kept the weight off, bariatric surgery may be for you. The WVU Healthcare Bariatrics: Comprehensive Surgical Weight Loss Program is holding a free information session for interested individuals at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 20 at the WVU Erickson Alumni Center. [...]

Rosenbaum Family House receives holiday gifts from Harrison County Board of Ed members

On Monday, Dec. 22, Harrison County Board of Education President Doug Hogue officially made the transition from Family House resident to grateful guest. He and his fellow Board of Education members presented the Family House with an entire box truck full of wish list items and a monetary donation of $150. The truck was packed full of paper towels, soap, shampoo, coffee, creamer, paper plates, napkins, and more. The estimated value of the donation was $3,000. [...]

Parkersburg-based Our Community’s Foundation continues support of Bonnie’s Bus

Our Community’s Foundation, a public non-profit located in Parkersburg, W.Va., is helping Bonnie’s Bus reach more women in the Parkersburg area with a $10,000 grant, which was made possible by the Foundation’s member constituents: the Mid-Ohio Valley Endowment for Women, Children, and Families and the Ausenheimer Memorial Trust. [...]