Strategic Compass


Cultivate exceptional health professionals and scientists

Mission. Vision. Purpose. A plan for the future.


  • Foster a vibrant, diverse and inclusive culture that promotes wellness and resilience

  • Offer innovative interprofessional learner-centric program and experiences

  • Ensure cost-conscious high-quality instruction that exceeds national standards

  • Appreciate and celebrate contributions of students and staff

  • Graduate curious, compassionate, lifelong learners that embrace community service

News and Profiles

A head shot photo of Divine Nwafor.

Divine Nwafor

MD/PhD Program

“I chose WVU because the environment at this institution fosters growth. My mentors and faculty encouraged me to go other places, interact, communicate and network. That outside experience made me realize how much growth and development I’ve received from my home institution.”