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Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center

WVU's Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Campus is a large, modern health sciences complex that includes Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, and Pharmacy, three hospitals, a physician office building, and state-of-the-art cancer and eye centers.

WVU Cancer Institute

West Virginia University Cancer Institute is West Virginia’s premier cancer facility with a national reputation of excellence in cancer treatment, prevention and research. The Scientific Programs within the MBRCC are organized to nurture interactions between basic, clinical and population scientists and are designed to impact on specific health disparities and populations with unique needs within our state.

WVU Medicine Children’s 

WVU Medicine Children's in Morgantown provides specialty maternal, infant and pediatric care for the state of West Virginia and the surrounding region. It provides care to high-risk mothers, premature infants and children with life-threatening conditions through adolescence to adulthood. The special tools physicians and staff use for diagnosis and treatment reflect recent changes in technology so that patients have access to the most up-to-date procedures available. Not only patients benefit from the attention — the method of family-centered care makes it possible for the families and loved ones of patients to be a part of the healing process.

School of Dentistry

With a long tradition of tending to West Virginia's oral health needs, the WVU School of Dentistry has served the Mountain State with highly trained dental practitioners since 1957. The school offers advanced training programs in orthodontics, oral and maxillofacial surgery, prosthodontics and endodontics, as well as a bachelor's and master's program in dental hygiene. The School also maintains a one year general practice residency program.

WVU Eye Institute

The WVU Eye Institute offers a full range of routine and complex eye care services, including comprehensive eye exams, contact lens fitting, low vision evaluation and rehabilitation, laser vision correction, and subspecialty medical and surgical treatment. Physicians are board certified and many have completed fellowships in specialized areas of ophthalmology. Facilities are second to none and feature the latest diagnostic and therapeutic equipment. The WVU Eye Institute is the only place in West Virginia to provide all of these resources under one roof.

Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center Charleston Division

The College of Education and Human Services was established in 1927 as a separate college within WVU. In 1965, the College expanded to include programs that prepare related professionals in non-school positions. The current mission of the College acknowledges the diverse nature of its programs while continuing to adhere to its historic tradition of preparing educational professionals.

Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center Eastern Division

The Eastern Division is part of the larger Health Sciences Center in Morgantown. Community-based direct clinical experience is provided. The Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia is comprised of nine counties - Jefferson, Berkeley, Morgan, Hampshire, Mineral, Hardy, Grant, Pendleton and Tucker. Through community and rural partnerships, the Eastern Division provides cutting-edge health professions education and top quality health care.

School of Medicine

The WVU School of Medicine serves more than 2,500 students with a variety of educational programs including medicine, physical and occupational therapy, medical technology, physical therapy, exercise physiology, continuing medical education, and others. Faculty members provide advanced clinical care to more than 100,000 West Virginians throughout the state. The institution is making major investments in new state-of-the-art facilities and improvements in education, research, and clinical care.

Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute

In memory of his mother who suffered from Alzheimer's disease, U.S. Senator Jay Rockefeller established the Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute (BRNI), a not-for-profit research institution that partners with government and private enterprise in the search for cures for brain disorders, especially those affecting memory. The goal of the institute is to understand diseases of human memory, develop treatments, and ultimately prevent these diseases altogether.

School of Nursing

Programs are offered on six campuses to West Virginia residents, as well as students from other states. These programs include multiple options at the BSN and MSN levels and the state's only Doctor of Science in Nursing (DSN) program, which prepares nurse scholars/educators for roles in teaching, research and service. Faculty members have special expertise in rural health and distance education and conduct research on topics ranging from risky behaviors to patient care outcomes. A unique partnership exists between the School of Nursing and West Virginia University Hospitals, which enables nursing faculty to work in tandem with nurse clinicians.

School of Pharmacy

The WVU School of Pharmacy curriculum provides students with in-depth knowledge of disease states and drug applications for the treatment, monitoring and prevention of disease. Students also develop communication and computer skills and are prepared to be life-long learners. During the last year of study, students complete an experimental program working in a variety of pharmacy settings under the direct supervision of a licensed and practicing pharmacist. Faculty members collaborate with students and other researchers to discover new drugs, treatments, preventative methods and economical ways to deliver drug therapy, all in hopes of improving the overall health of patients.

School of Public Health

The now established School of Public Health is built upon a strong foundation of the former Department of Community Medicine and its affiliates. The CEPH-accredited program enrolls over 100 MPH students and more than 20 PhD students. Our graduates have achieved success in professional placements throughout the state and country. The School continues to promote primary prevention, intervention, and public health research to advance the well-being of West Virginians and beyond.

Rosenbaum Family House

Infinite possibilities: WVU Institute of Technology’s new tagline is apt. Tech, as it’s affectionately known by generations of alumni, fills a particular niche in West Virginia’s higher education landscape. WVU Tech distinguishes itself by its focus on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) degree programs, along with business, the humanities, and social sciences. Its small classes and personal attention provide a place where students can flourish.