10/11/2005

MEDIA ADVISORY

Press Conference – End-of-Life Care Funding – Charleston, W.Va. 

WHAT

Major announcement regarding funding for statewide programs to improve End-of-Life care in West Virginia

WHEN: 

10:30 a.m., Friday, Oct. 14 

(During the West Virginia 2005 Pain Summit)

WHERE:            

Charleston Town Center Marriott Hotel             

Charleston, W.Va.

WHO:   

Alvin H. Moss, M.D, director, West Virginia Center for End-of-Life Care

Beverly Railey Walter, vice president, Benedum Foundation

Robert M. D’Alessandri, M.D., vice president for health sciences, WVU

WHY:            

Officials will announce two new major grants – one private, one federal – to support end-of-life care, education of health professionals and research on best practices.

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For more information:
Bill Case, HSC News Service, (304) 293-7087
casew@rcbhsc.wvu.edu
bc:10-11-05

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