PATIENT STORIES

We take pride in providing high-quality, innovative and life-changing care that improves the health and well-being of our patients.

Jim’s Neurosurgical Journey

Jim Hudson has suffered from an essential tremor in both hands for the past 30 years. He couldn’t eat, drink, or do regular-everyday activities by himself. We followed him on his journey to get back control of his life at The WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute.

Judi’s Journey with Alzheimer’s

Neurological surgeons, neurologists, and neuropsychologists at the West Virginia University Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute were the first in the world to use focused ultrasound to treat a patient with Alzheimer’s disease. Judi is the first patient to undergo the phase II clinical trial led by Dr. Ali Rezai, the Institute’s leader.

Stephanie’s Story: Treating Overdose Survivors

Serving West Virginians with substance use disorders, The WVU Medicine Center for Hope & Healing provides a blend of individual care and group therapy mixed with psychiatric/medication care and social services in a caring and judgment-free environment. The Center offers specialized programming for recent overdose survivors. Learn more about the WVU Medicine Center for Hope & Healing.