School of Medicine hosts prenatal substance abuse and exposure roundtable

The Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine welcomed West Virginians for Affordable Health Care and the West Virginia Perinatal Partnership to its medical campus Friday, Sept. 15, for a roundtable discussion about prenatal substance abuse and exposure, particularly neonatal abstinence syndrome, or NAS.

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More than 90 employers expected to attend Fall Career Expo

Marshall University’s Office of Career Education will conduct its annual Fall Career Expo from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, in the Memorial Student Center’s Don Morris Room on the university’s Huntington campus. The expo is open to all Marshall students, faculty and alumni. Employers will be sharing information about part-time, full-time and internship positions.

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Grant to boost number of behavioral health experts in the region

Marshall University has been awarded $854,272 from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for the Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training Program (BHWET). The university will receive $213,568 each year for the next four years with the aim of increasing the number of behavioral health providers serving underserved populations and people in rural areas.

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School of Medicine student receives fellowship to study in the Republic of the Congo

Matthew Jeremiah Matson, an M.D./Ph.D. student at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, has been named a 2017 recipient of the Benjamin H. Kean Travel Fellowship in Tropical Medicine by the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH).

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