The conference was supported by WVSMA, WVMPHP, WVDHHR
, WVSAM, WVBOM, WV Board of Osteopathic Medicine and the WVOMA.
This project was approved by the West Virginia University--Institutional Review Board, the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (WVDHHR), the West Virginia Bureau for Medical Services (WVBMS), and by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
Established by the WVDHHR in 1991, the WVCR is a statewide population-based cancer registry that tracks cancer incidence and mortality in the State of West Virginia (WVDHHR, 2009).
During October-December 2006, a total of 20 other outbreaks of acute gastroenteritis in West Virginia were reported to WVDHHR
, representing a sevenfold increase in the number reported during the same period in 2005.
's efforts to eradicate pill mills, naloxone use training, substance abuse services available to Medicaid recipients and the health care provider education efforts were among the highlights of Secretary Bowling's presentation.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank the WVDHHR
and the Bureau of Behavioral Health & Health Facilities for the grant award as well as the help of organizers Kimberly Walsh, Deputy Commissioner of the Bureau, Robert Knittle, ED of the WV Board of Medicine, Brian Foy, ED of the WVSMA, Karie Sharp, Conference Coordinator for the WVSMA, Diana Shepard ED of the WV Board of Osteopathic Medicine, Penny Fioravante, ED, WVOMA, and especially Dr.
Director, Division of Trauma, Designation and Categorization Office of Emergency Medical Services Bureau for Public Health, WVDHHR
, Jonathan Lee, MD, Kenneth Thompson, MD, Carl Alves, Chapman Sledge, MD, Doris Gundersen, MD, Roland Gray, MD, James Berry, DO, Carl R.
More than two years ago, the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (WVDHHR
) began preparing for the 2013 Boy Scouts of America (BSA) National Jamboree.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) awarded a two-year grant of $4.5 million to the WV Department of Health and Human Resources (WVDHHR
) to target obesity prevention in a six-county region of the Mid-Ohio Valley through the Communities Putting Prevention to Work (CPPW) initiative.