The Newsletter for Marshall University                                   June 19, 2019

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President Jerome Gilbert elected vice-chair for Conference USA’s executive team 

President Jerome A. Gilbert has been selected as vice-chair of Conference USA’s executive committee following the conference’s June meeting in Dallas earlier this month. The conference’s executive committee guides the conference by setting policy for the membership. “I’m very pleased to continue my role with the conference’s executive team,” Gilbert said. “In addition to the common topics reviewed annually, we …

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Marshall ranked among West Virginia’s best employers by Forbes magazine

Forbes magazine has published a list of America’s Best Employers By State, with Marshall University ranked fifth overall in West Virginia. To compile the list, Forbes partnered with Statista, a research company, to survey about 50,000 Americans working at companies with at least 500 employees. The surveys were anonymous, allowing participants to openly share their opinions. The respondents were asked …

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Faculty Needed for Career Exploration Experience

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Jason Brown, M.D., named Marshall’s June Resident of the Month

Jason Brown, M.D., has been named the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine’s Resident of the Month for June, announced Paulette S. Wehner, M.D., vice dean for graduate medical education at the school. “Dr. Brown is widely known for his ability to relate to his patients and of his quest to ensure they have the highest quality of health care experience …

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Faculty Achievement: Dr. Sherry Early

Dr. Sherry Early, assistant professor of leadership studies, has received the NASPA (Student Affairs Administrations in Higher Education) Region II award for outstanding contribution to literature or research. According to the organization's website, this award honors an individual who has demonstrated a lifetime commitment to research and scholarship related to higher education.  The honoree's work should address important and substantial …

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Nursing, Pharmacy students make service trip to Honduras

A team of eleven students from the Marshall University School of Nursing and School of Pharmacy were accompanied by faculty members Dr. Lynda Turner and Dr. Tyler Clay, to Tegucigalpa, Honduras, for a medical mission trip May 25-31.  Nursing students were Nathan Loomis (2019 BSN graduate) and Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) students Tanya Call, Claudia Farney and Chelsea Somerville.  Pharmacy …

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Goode family establishes Marshall School of Medicine scholarship

Dr. Christopher Goode found his calling in emergency medicine. Now, he and his family are helping future generations of West Virginia physicians with an endowed scholarship at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. Goode, a 2002 graduate of the Marshall School of Medicine, along with his wife, Kristi, and his mother, Barbara, have endowed a scholarship. Goode …

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Ten Marshall students receive Summer  Undergraduate Research Experience Fellowship

Ten Marshall undergraduate students have been selected to receive the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) Fellowship. Students will receive stipends totaling $4,000 each for their research for a period of 10 weeks uninterrupted by classes during the summer. Now in its 14th year, the program began May 20 and will continue through Friday, Aug. 2. The SURE program, which has …

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RCBI awards technology, training to 30 West Virginia schools

In a first-of-its-kind program, the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) will place 3D printers and other technology in more than 30 middle and high schools across West Virginia to spur innovation among agricultural educators and students. Each classroom will receive a 3D printer, Raspberry Pi computer, an Arduino microcontroller kit and an array of electronic components that can interface with …

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Marshall Dentistry offers teeth whitening discount for employees

Marshall Dentistry and Oral Surgery is offering 30% off its in-chair whitening services for Marshall Health, Marshall University and Cabell Huntington Hospital employees now through Aug. 31, 2019. Tooth discoloration or staining can be caused by food and drink, bad habits, medications, genetics, advancing age and/or trauma. Professional whitening is a fast, easy way to enhance your smile. Our dental team …

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Fairfield Landing apartments available to faculty, staff

Available August 2019! These furnished apartments for Marshall graduate and professional students also are available to faculty and staff.  Located on the health science campus, steps away from the medical and pharmacy schools. Studio and 2-BR units available, with ALL utilities (including internet and television) and parking included. W/D in every unit. Pet friendly.  Flexible leasing options. Call 304-696-6004 or visit www.marshall.edu/graduatestudenthousing.

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The next regular issue of We Are...Marshall will be distributed June 26, 2019. Please send items for consideration to WAMnewsletter@marshall.edu by 5 p.m. Monday, June 24, 2019.

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