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Improving access. Saving lives.

A new pilot project launched by the School of Medicine in partnership with the DTE Energy Foundation will deploy physicians to respond to emergencies in rural areas of West Virginia, improving access to – and quality of – emergency care to save lives statewide.

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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
100% Placement rate, including admission to MD, MD/PhD and PhD programs, as well as employment in academic research
13th nationally in training rural-medicine doctors

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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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