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Kids dipped their hands into simulated blood to learn about the functions of different blood cells. Red water beads represented red blood cells, which carry oxygen through the body. Ping pong balls represented white blood cells, which are the “superheroes” of the blood that eat and digest germs. Foam squares represented platelets, which clump together to form clots when a person gets cut. (Photo courtesy of Pat Bauserman, WVSOM)
By Mountain Messenger On Monday, March 7th, 2016

Nearly 100 local children take part in WVSOM science carnival

Nearly 100 local children take part in WVSOM science carnival The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine’s Pediatrics Club and Student Osteopathic Medical Association hosted its first-ever Kids Science Carnival More...

Lewisburg Mayor John Manchester signed a proclamation Feb. 29 recognizing the upcoming Celebrate Osteopathic Medicine (COM) Week in the community. This year, WVSOM lectures will focus on the “mind” portion of Mind, Body, Spirit. COM Week will take place Mar. 7-11. Pictured: Ethan Stephens, OMS I and Class of 2019 president (left); Rutmann Desauguste, OMS I; John Apgar, OMS I and Class of 2019 treasurer; Amanda Ly, OMS II and SGA secretary; Shaun Carpenter, OMS II and Class of 2018 president; Amy Goetz, WVSOM director of marketing and public relations; Lewisburg Mayor John Manchester; WVSOM President Dr. Michael Adelman; Marilea Butcher, WVSOM associate vice president of administrative affairs; Dr. Robert Foster, WVSOM associate dean for osteopathic medical education; Marina Ragheb, OMS II and SGA historian; Harsha Kannan, OMS II and SGA president; Ahmed Hassabelnaby, OMS II and SGA treasurer; Alyssa Beda, OMS II and SGA vice president; and Renee Marchegiani, OMS II and SGA TOUCH coordinator. (Photo courtesy Pat Bauserman-WVSOM)
By Mountain Messenger On Monday, March 7th, 2016

Manchester proclaims COM Week

Lewisburg Mayor John Manchester signed a proclamation Feb. 29 recognizing the upcoming Celebrate Osteopathic Medicine (COM) Week in the community. This year, WVSOM lectures will focus on the “mind” portion of More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, March 6th, 2016

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  Shooting Match & Pancake Dinner The Williamsburg Ruritan Club will hold a Shooting Match and a Pancake Dinner at the Williamsburg Community Building Saturday, Mar. 5. Note that the time has been changed to More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, February 29th, 2016

WVSOM will celebrate ‘mind’ during COM Week

The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) will focus on the “mind” portion of Mind, Body, Spirit, during the school’s annual Celebrate Osteopathic Medicine (COM) Week. The week’s events, which More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, February 28th, 2016

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  GEHS Engineering fundraiser Saturday Greenbrier East High School’s engineering department will hold a fundraiser Saturday, Feb. 27, from 4-8 p.m. at When Pigs Fly Barbecue to raise money to send the students More...

A packed house plays “Heads & Tails” while the NCAA tournament plays at March Rotary Madness in 2014
By Mountain Messenger On Monday, February 22nd, 2016

Lewisburg Rotary raises money for scholarship fund

It’s Madness! On Saturday, Mar. 19, the Lewisburg Rotary Club will hold its annual March Rotary Madness fundraiser. This year’s hoops-themed extravaganza will take place at the Alumni Center on the campus of More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, February 19th, 2016

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Shooting Match in Williamsburg Williamsburg Ruritan Club will hold a Shooting Match at the Williamsburg Community Building on Saturday, Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. Match is 8 rounds. 12 gauge guns only – full choke More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, February 15th, 2016

American Red Cross to hold area blood drives

The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to help ensure a sufficient blood supply for patients by giving blood this February. During the winter months, inclement winter weather and seasonal illnesses can keep More...

A capacity crowd of nearly 400 filled the Roland P. Sharp Alumni Building at WVSOM Monday night to attend the public hearing and second reading of Lewisburg’s Nondiscrimination Ordinance 254 which passed unanimously after five hours of impassioned debate.
By Mountain Messenger On Monday, February 8th, 2016

Non-discrimination ordinance passes before overflow crowd ‘There’s no shortage of passion in this room,’ said Mayor Manchester

A capacity crowd of nearly 400 filled the Roland P. Sharp Alumni Building at WVSOM Monday night to attend the public hearing and second reading of Lewisburg’s Nondiscrimination Ordinance 254 which passed unanimously More...

WVSOM second-year medical student instructs Mini-Med School participant in the anatomy of the upper digestive tract and placement of a naso-gastric tube. (Photo courtesy of WVSOM)
By Mountain Messenger On Monday, February 8th, 2016

Mini-Medical School begins at WVSOM

This was the first year junior and senior high school students were invited to attend the educational Mini-Med School with members of the community. WVSOM second-year students conduct the event. Participants are More...