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HSCommunity: ENGAGE / Let's Learn from One Another

Your personal experiences and circumstances matter. Below, we're asking you to share your experiences and attitudes towards a health-related situation. Once we gather your anonymous responses, we will share these experiences with our community in a future message, so we can learn and grow together.

The Rack II@HSC to Reopen on Nov. 22

WVU Health Sciences will soon reopen “The Rack II@HSC,” WVU Health Sciences’ Campus Food Bank, to assist with campus-wide efforts to address the growing population of homeless and/or hungry employees/students.    

WVU Health Sciences recognizes student veterans

With gratitude for their service on Veterans Day and always, WVU Health Sciences is recognizing its student veterans. Several students across Health Sciences recently shared why they chose to serve.

New West Virginia health survey underway

The Mountain State Assessment of Trends in Community Health, a new biennial West Virginia population-based health survey dubbed M.A.T.C.H., will gather information to help health officials and policy makers better understand the critical health needs of all 55 West Virginia counties, with the goal of directing resource allocation to communities that need them most.

Veterans can request an appointment for Veteran Oral Health Day

A limited number of appointments will be available at Veteran Oral Health Day on Friday, November 12, 2021. Veterans and active National Guard and Reserve members will receive free dental screenings, x-rays as necessary, cleaning, simple fillings and other urgent care needs based on the determination of the faculty and student dental and dental hygiene providers.

Health Sciences to host a number of events during WVU Diversity Week 2021

“Cultural Conversations: Celebrating the Social Significance of Ethnicity” is the theme of WVU’s Diversity Week 2021. WVU’s annual Diversity Week endeavors to promote celebration, education, and understanding of different identities and experiences present on our campuses. A number of Health Sciences-specific events have been planned as part of this year's lineup.