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Gary and Jo Ann White establish Dr. Jerome A. Gilbert Professorship in Biomedical Engineering
Gary G. and Jo Ann White announced today that they have established the Dr. Jerome A. Gilbert Professorship in Biomedical Engineering in honor of the 37th president of Marshall University. Gary White, who served as interim president of Marshall University from December 2014 to January 2016, said he hopes this professorship will help cement the
School of Medicine announces return of Standing Out in Our Field event Aug. 27
May 16, 2022 · Featured, News Release
The Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine announces the return of its largest student scholarship fundraiser, Standing Out in Our Field, Saturday, Aug. 27. The annual event, which typically raises more than $100,000 for the school’s scholarship endowment, was canceled in 2020 and 2021 as a result of COVID-19.
Simms named vice president for intercultural and student affairs
May 16, 2022 · Featured, News Release
Marshall University President Brad D. Smith today announced that Dr. Marcie Simms will serve as the university’s next vice president for intercultural and student affairs, effective July 5.
J. Robert Fletcher Professorship for Engineering awarded
Dr. Asad Salem was awarded the J. Robert Fletcher Professorship for Engineering in Marshall University’s College of Engineering and Computer Sciences in April. Salem is the interim chair of the Weisberg Department of Mechanical Engineering.
First class of physician assistant students starts clinical rotations
May 13, 2022 · Featured, News Release
The first class of students in the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine Physician Assistant program began clinical rotations this week. Clinical rotations are the component of their education in which they participate with medical care teams in multiple medical specialties such as pediatrics, internal medicine and other disciplines.
Chemistry professor awarded nearly $400,000 for research
The National Science Foundation has awarded $366,624 for a research project at Marshall University that could have findings affecting everything from how to protect humans during space travel to how to store drugs and vaccines at room temperature.
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