WVU Seeks to Honor Women in Medicine

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. – Nominations are being accepted for the West Virginia University Living Legend Award.

The award recognizes  WVU women who have demonstrated commitment, originality, innovation or creativity in her field of medicine, and been involved in patient care, public health and/or health policy, research, education or the military.

WVU women with an M.D or PhD. are eligible for nomination.

Nominations should include a cover sheet with the name, title, addresses of the nominee, the person nominating the individual and their contact information, and a statement not to exceed 25 words summarizing why the award should be given to the individual who has been nominated. This may be accompanied with up to three pages of additional information, curriculum vitae and up to three one-page letters of recommendation, if available.  Applications exceeding these limits will not be considered.

Selected nominees will be honored on November 13, 2006 at the West Virginia University Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center.

Nomination packets should be sent to Norma Tennant, PO Box 9001B, WVU, Morgantown, WV 26506, by Aug. 1.

Questions may be directed to Dr. Ann Chester at 304-293-2420 or achester@hsc.wvu.edu.

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For more information:
Steve Bovino, HSC News Service, (304) 293-7087

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