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Research Overview

Through research, education, and health promotion, CAMC/WVU-Charleston Division aims to improve the health of our patients and community.

Knowledge in patient care equals strength in research.  Currently, there are about 350 research studies being carried out by CAMC/WVU-Charleston Division physicians, faculty, residents, and students. This research takes many forms. Research includes clinical trials looking at new treatments as well as studies using hospital data to learn how to improve patient care. Research also includes the patient. Patients may be asked to complete forms or surveys to measure quality and satisfaction. 

Some areas of research include:

- Cardiology
- Vascular Diseases
- Cancer
- Hematology
- Internal Medicine (Heart Disease, Osteoporosis, Geriatrics)
- Nephrology (Kidney Disease)
- Obstetrics/Gynecology (Women’s Health)
- Pediatrics
- Psychiatry/Psychology (Behavioral Health)
- Pharmacy

Partnerships with other research organizations contribute to the success of our research programs. 
In 2012 CAMC joined West Virginia University Medicine; West Virginia University (including regional campuses
in Charleston and Martinsburg); West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine; and Marshall University in forming
the West Virginia Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (WVCTSI), to establish and provide the infrastructure and collaboration to improve the quality of clinical and translational research conducted in the region. Other partnerships include relationships with Cleveland Clinic, University of Charleston, Johns Hopkins University, University of Kentucky, Marshall University, and others.
Research conducted adheres to all federal regulations. It is locally regulated by the CAMC/WVU-Charleston Division Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Subjects (IRB) at CAMC Institute.

For more information Research, please complete the Participant Interest Form and we will contact you. 


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