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  • West Virginia Geriatrics Society Hosts 11th Annual Scientific Assembly

    Thursday, October 8, 2015

    The West Virginia Geriatrics Society 11th Annual Scientific Assembly, “A Tragic Story of Elder Abuse and Addiction: The Case of Lila Perkins” was held on September 17th, 2015 at the University of Charleston and co-sponsored by the University of Charleston School of Pharmacy, the WV Geriatric Education Center and CAMC Institute.   

  • CALL FOR POSTER PRESENTATIONS!

    Tuesday, April 21, 2015

    WV Geriatrics Society is sponsoring a geriatrics poster competition on Thursday, September 17, 2015 at the 11th Annual Scientific Assembly in Charleston, WV.

  • SAVE THE DATE! SEPTEMBER 17TH 2015

    Friday, March 13, 2015

    The West Virginia Geriatrics Society 11th Annual Scientific Assembly will be held at the University of Charleston on Wednesday, September 17, 2015 in partnership with West Virginia Geriatric Education Center and the University of Charleston School of Pharmacy.

  • WV GERIATRICS SOCIETY NEWS AND UPDATES

    Tuesday, January 13, 2015

    As we begin the New Year with a new President Lynne Goebel, WVGS will continue to focus on its dedication to improving the health of older West Virginians.  Dr. Goebel is a Physician at the Hanshaw Geriatric Center and a Professor of Internal Medicine at Marshall University Joan C Edwards School of Medicine. 

  • 10TH ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC ASSEMBLY NEWS

    Tuesday, October 28, 2014

    The West Virginia Geriatrics Society 10th Annual Scientific Assembly, “Care Across the Continuum: One Family’s Journey” was held on September 17, 2014 at the University of Charleston.    This year’s Assembly was designed for healthcare providers and others interested in learning about various levels of medical care provided to older adults with complex medical conditions.  Sessions addressed an array of the most current clinical, programmatic and policy issues facing providers, patients, and family caregivers. Attendees received meaningful information and tools to incorporate into their own work in caring for older adults in preventive, acute, post-acute, long-term care, and end-of-life settings.  Each session incorporated segments from a video case study, “Frank and Ida.” The video profiles an older married couple as they age from 65 to 85.   Dr. Oscar Alvarez from Calvary Hospital in Bronx, NY delivered the key note presentation “Palliative and Curative Wound Care: Principles and Practice.” Other presenters were Todd Goldberg, MD, Michael Robie, DO, Rachel Dispennette, PharmD, Cynthia Farley, RN, and Vickie Powell, MSN, FNP-BC.

  • 10TH ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC ASSEMBLY CALL FOR POSTERS

    Thursday, April 10, 2014

    Sponsored by the WV Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Assembly.  Deadline for Submission is Friday, August 1, 2014.  Click here to download your Poster Application.

  • 10TH ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC ASSEMBLY WILL BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 17TH, 2014

    Friday, December 13, 2013

    The 2014 Assembly will be held at the University of Charleston. More details will be available soon.

  • 9TH ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC ASSEMBLY NEWS

    Friday, November 1, 2013

    West Virginia Geriatrics Society held its’ 9th Annual Scientific Assembly on October 2nd, with a keynote “Choosing Wisely in Older Adults – Five Situations to Pause and Reconsider Care Decisions” by Matthew K. McNabney MD, Associate Professor of Medicine and Medical Director, Program for All-Inclusive Care of the Elderly at John Hopkins Bayview Center on Aging and Health, Baltimore MD.  Over 75 health professionals, including students participated in the event held at the University of Charleston. The event was co-sponsored by CAMC Institute, UC School of Pharmacy, and the WV Geriatric Education Center. Seven posters of either original research or case studies were presented for competition. Lisa Carey DO. Resident, Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine was selected to receive a stipend to attend the 2014 American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Assembly for her Case Study titled “New Onset Myasthenia Gravis in the Elderly Mistakenly Identified as a Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis.” Her faculty advisors included Shirley M. Neitch MD and Guillermo Madero MD, both of Marshall. Congratulations to Kristina Hash, PhD on receiving the 2013 David Z Morgan Award for her dedication & leadership in Geriatrics!  

  • WVGEC FIRST NEWSFLASH!

    Tuesday, August 27, 2013

    Greetings!

  • AGES 9TH ANNUAL CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

    Monday, February 18, 2013

    Save the date! Brochure For more information: Phone: 304-347-1295 or 1225 E-mail Vanessa Ferrari at vaferrari@hsc.wvu.edu or Hanna Thurman at hthurman@hsc.wvu.edu