The WVU Cancer Institute welcomes Mike Ridinger, R.N., M.B.A., as assistant director of finance and administration and the administrator of Hematology/Oncology.
Ridinger is a graduate from Seton Hall University with over fifteen years of experience within the health and medical systems. His background includes understanding and utilizing economic, financial, market, and industry segment data to identify key issues and implications for potential strategies and plans.
Ridinger has experience implementing strategic imperatives within academic and private healthcare environments in order to lead and drive change. He has an in-depth knowledge of market forces and the ability to function in highly competitive markets and the ability to build lasting relationships with internal and external strategic partners.
“Mike's extensive experience, overall vision and clinical expertise will help to guide the growth of the section of hematology/oncology,” Richard Funnell, vice president of cancer services, said.
“This experience will be of great service to our physicians and patients as we continue to grow the WVU Cancer Institute,“ Richard Goldberg, M.D., director of the WVU Cancer Institute, said. "He brings with him a wealth of experiences that will help us to develop our programs."
As assistant director of finance and administration and the administrator of Hematology/Oncology, Ridinger’s primary function will be to support Hematology and Oncology faculty, mid-level providers, and oversee WVU Medicine, University Healthcare Associates, Foundation, and WVU Research Corporation budgets for the WVU Cancer Institute and the section of Hematology/Oncology.
The 23rd Annual TRCCC Meeting is scheduled for March 4-6, 2020 at Seven Springs Mountain Resort in Pennsylvania. Abstract submission deadline is Jan. 30, 2020.
Cancer survivor Angie Blankenship has learned to manage the challenges of healing with support from her family, friends and the WVU Cancer Institute. Now, she’s showing appreciation and paying it forward by donating to the Bob Huggins Fish Fry, which benefits the Norma Mae Huggins Endowment Fund and Remember the Miners Scholarship Fund.
Health Sciences faculty are invited Tuesday, Jan. 21 to meet with library officials to learn more about the state of library journals, following the 2016-18 cuts.