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Return to campus, COVID-19 testing

Dear Colleagues, As part of our continuing efforts to ensure the safety and well-being of our campus community, West Virginia University is requiring* all students, faculty and staff who will be on campus this fall to undergo COVID-19 testing.** Drive-thru and walk-up testing will be available at the WVU Coliseum on the following dates:

Mon County delegate to speak about a House Bill that would cap insulin prices

The WVU Medicine Diabetes Education Center is hosting a Monongalia County lawmaker to discuss a House Bill (HB) that would cap insulin prices for West Virginians. Delegate Barbara Evans Fleischauer will talk about HB 4543 on Thursday, April 2 at 6:30 p.m. in the Fukushima Auditorium at the WVU Health Sciences Center. If passed, HB 4543 would cap insulin costs at $25 for a month supply. This event is free, and all students, faculty and staff are welcome.  

Attention Mac users!

According to the most recent WVU School of Pharmacy HIPPA risk assessment, employees of the School who use a Mac computer must enroll their device into endpoint management solution. You can do so by contacting HSC IT at 304-293-3631 or by email

Pharmacy graduate students win national competition, earn exposure for WVU in health research and data science

PhD students Jayesh Patel, Nazneen Shaikh and Rowida Mohamed, all from the School's Health and Outcomes Research Program, are the winners of this year’s Health Services Research Projects in Progress (HSRProj) team competition for students. The competition is sponsored by AcademyHealth and the National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR) of the National Library of Medicine (NLM). The annual competition invites students to use data from the HSRPRoj database in conjunction with other sources to identify research gaps in health services and systems research.

Dr. Art Jacknowitz HSC Memorial Service and Reception

A memorial service for Dr. Art Jacknowitz, professor emeritus in the WVU School of Pharmacy and friend and mentor to many in the WVU Community, will be held on June 7 from 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., in the HSC Pathology Amphitheater, Room 2118. A reception will immediately follow in the HSC Pylons from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.