The WVU Cancer Institute Employee Recognition Awards Committee is now accepting nominations for its annual Employee Recognition Awards Program.
If you would like to nominate and recognize excellence amongst our faculty, members, staff, employees and Cancer Service Line staff members who devote their professional lives to cancer prevention, care or research in any and all capacities, please use this easy online nomination form. It has been revised to make it easier to nominate and recognize excellence in our colleagues.
This year a new Team award has been created to recognize a team of 3 or more individuals who demonstrate our values of collaboration, innovation, accountability and service to others.
Nomination applications must be submitted by July 15, 2018. The review committee will be comprised of last year’s awardees. Award recipients will be notified in late early summer, 2018. The celebration honoring the recipients will be held during a Tea Time in the Cancer Institute.
Awards will be given in the following categories of excellence in any of our guiding principles:
Hoping to speed up the move from idea to application, West Virginia University and 23 other regional institutions have come together to create a “virtual hub” that will ultimately help speed the commercialization of groundbreaking university research.
WVCTSI and the WVU Mountaineer Health Initiative are co-sponsoring a town hall meeting to highlight research taking place across the state. “Conversation and Collaboration: WVU Community-Based Researchers and Outreach Staff Making a Difference,” offers attendees the chance to learn about the range of community engaged research and outreach across the state, meet colleagues engaged in similar work, identify common issues, and ascertain better ways to support each other in the field.
WVU cancer researcher Wei Du, MD, PhD, teamed up with researchers from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center to focus on improving outcomes and reducing side effects of traditional stem cell transplant. Their work was recently published in Leukemia, one of the top journals in hematology.