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Research that changes lives.

Samantha Scarneo-Miller and her colleagues at the University of Connecticut investigated how high schools across the country are safeguarding student-athletes against health and safety threats. Their findings appear in the American Journal of Sports Medicine.

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WVU School of Medicine is at the leading edge of studying the biological processes of life and bringing healthcare advances to the state.

  • 100%
    of Division of Medical Laboratory Sciences students are employed or enrolled in graduate school
  • 13%
    Overall medical employment of lab technicians is projected to grow 13% from 2016-2016 (US BLS)
  • 300,000 hours
    are spent doing laboratory research each year by School of Medicine graduate students

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West Virginia faces a unique set of health issues: a population at significantly higher risk of disease and early mortality than other states in the nation; rural communities with shortages of key health professionals; social, environmental, and demographic factors that contribute to poor health outcomes.

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