WVU Medicine Cabinet News Stories

WVU Eye Institute receives grant from Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation

The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation recently awarded the West Virginia University Eye Institute a grant of $76,380 to continue the Children’s Vision Rehabilitation Program (CVRP) in the Greater Kanawha Valley area. [...]

WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities awarded grant for traumatic brain injury services

Jennifer Tenney, program manager for the Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Implementation Partnership Grant Program at the West Virginia University Center for Excellence in Disabilities (CED), said the prevalence of TBIs in West Virginia is much greater than realized. Tenney, a certified brain injury specialist with the CED, said that is why the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration is funding grants to better serve this population. [...]

Bonnie’s Bus to offer mammograms in Vienna and Parkersburg

Bonnie’s Bus, a digital mammography center on wheels, will visit Wood County offering digital mammograms and breast care education to women. [...]

Bonnie’s Bus to offer mammograms in Parsons

Bonnie’s Bus, a digital mammography center on wheels, will visit Tucker County offering digital mammograms and breast care education to women. [...]

WVU Children’s Hospital to host 10th Annual Ohio Valley Gala

Ohio Valley area supporters of WVU Children’s Hospital will celebrate “An Affair of the Heart – 10 Years of Giving Back” on Saturday, Aug. 16 at The White Palace in Wheeling Park. [...]

WVU Healthcare opens pediatric clinic in Summersville

Starting today (July 1), families in the Summersville area can receive care from WVU Children’s Hospital specialists at a new WVU Healthcare clinic located at the Summersville Regional Medical Center. [...]

WVU Healthcare Heart Failure Program recognized again nationally

The WVU Healthcare Heart Failure Program has quickly built a national reputation and earned national recognition by cutting hospital re-admissions, improving efficiency in patient care, and developing strategies to improve the patient experience. [...]

Grateful patient donates $6,000 to help fellow cancer patients

Vickie Easter Albert of Carmichaels, Pa., is so grateful for the care she receives at the WVU Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center that she made a $6,000 donation to help other patients through the Center’s Comfort Fund. [...]

Walmart and Sam’s raise more than $650K for WVU Children’s Hospital

The associates, customers, and members of Walmart and Sam’s Club in West Virginia and the surrounding region have proven once again that a whole lot can be accomplished in just six short weeks. Specifically, with a little creativity and a lot of hard work, more than $650,000 can be raised for a great cause – Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals like WVU Children’s Hospital. [...]