Robert “Bob” R. Simpson, an instructor of accounting at Marshall University, has been named interim dean of the university’s Lewis College of Business, effective July 1. Simpson replaces Dr. Haiyang Chen, who will return to a faculty position in the college’s Department of Finance and Economics.
The Marshall University School of Pharmacy has joined 93 other schools of pharmacy across the United States by pledging to educate student pharmacists on ways to combat the nation’s prescription drug epidemic.
Amanda N. Pauley, M.D., an assistant professor with the department of obstetrics and gynecology at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine and a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (FACOG), has been selected for the 2016-2018 Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO) Surgical Education Scholars program.
Due to high demand, the West Virginia Science Adventures program has added a summer session, “Marshall Sports Meets Minecraft,” which will be offered from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Aug.1, through Friday, Aug. 5.
Dr. Kumika Toma of the College of Health Professions has made significant contributions in determining the causes of rosacea, according to a research study published in the Journal of Neurophysiology.
Charles W. Clements, II, M.D., a professor in the department of family and community health at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, has received one of the American Medical Association Foundation’s top honors, the Jack B. McConnell M.D. Award for Excellence in Volunteerism.
James “Ikie” Brooks, a native of Boone County and a student in Marshall University’s College of Science, has been selected to participate in the highly competitive “GEAR UP Alumni Leadership Academy,” (GUALA) a 12-month national leadership program providing students across the country with intensive training in civic engagement and community development.
High school students can gain valuable knowledge and hands-on experience in the fast-growing field of information security and digital forensics at the Digital Forensic Cyber Camp, which takes place this summer on Marshall University’s Huntington campus.
The Maier Institute for Excellence in Prescribing for Elders with Dementia (MI/EPED) at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, a medical consortium focused on treatment of Alzheimer’s and related dementias, officially convenes its inaugural advisory board meeting tomorrow, Friday, June 10, at 10 a.m. at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena.
Lexa L. Woodyard, M.S., and Melissa A. Jeffrey, R.N., B.S.N., have been selected to fill key leadership roles within Marshall Health.