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Jones, former WVSOM president, remembered as ‘humble servant,’ visionary leader

Olen E. Jones Jr., Ph.D.

One of the most beloved figures from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine’s (WVSOM) history, Olen E. Jones Jr., Ph.D., passed away Jan. 31 at the age of 85.

Olen E. Jones Jr., Ph.D.
Friday, February 3, 2023 - 12:17

Jones, former WVSOM president, remembered as ‘humble servant,’ visionary leader

One of the most beloved figures from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine’s (WVSOM) history, Olen E. Jones Jr., Ph.D., passed away Jan. 31 at the age of 85.

Dr. Talal El-Hefnawy stands in front of the WVSOM Fredric W. Smith Science Building.
Tuesday, January 24, 2023 - 15:31

New assistant vice president for research and sponsored programs will play vital role

When Talal El-Hefnawy, M.D., Ph.D., joined WVSOM this past summer as the school’s new assistant vice president for research and sponsored programs, he knew that research and scholarly activity has become increasingly important to the success of os

Thursday, January 5, 2023 - 13:33

WVHEPC report: WVSOM leads state’s medical schools with lowest tuition, highest number of primary care and rural practice graduates

According to a report issued by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission, the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) had the lowest 2021-22 tuition costs of the state’s three medical schools for both in-state and out-of-s