The institute is expanding to include the clinical, research, and academic missions of Neurosurgery, Neurology, and Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry, among others. It is spearheading efforts to develop innovative solutions for West Virginians and those across the world with neurological and psychiatric conditions ranging from Alzheimer’s to Parkinson’s; autism to stroke; and paralysis to chronic pain, addictions, and traumatic brain injury.
Neuroscience, including behavioral health and addiction, is one of our Signature Programs – areas of opportunity that allow us to target major health disparities more aggressively in the state and continue to deliver real medical solutions that will have the most resounding impact on the citizens of West Virginia.
Join West Virginia’s largest private employer, and a national leader in patient safety and quality. The Health System is comprised of eleven member hospitals and five hospitals under management agreements, anchored by its flagship hospital, a 700+ bed academic medical center that offers tertiary and quaternary care. The group has more than 1,000 active medical staff members and 18,000 employees who serve hundreds of thousands of people each year from across the state of West Virginia and the nation.
The area is consistently rated as one of the best small metropolitan areas in the country for both lifestyle and business climate. There is also an excellent school system, an abundance of beautiful homes, arts/entertainment, and recreational activities (hiking, skiing, mountain biking, etc.), and Division I sporting events. It is located 75 miles south of Pittsburgh.