The William A. Neal Museum of the Health Sciences Grand Opening
Friday, October 28th
WVU Health Sciences Center, Pylons Commons
The William A. Neal Museum of the Health Sciences will hold an official opening and ribbon cutting on Friday, October 28th from 2:00 to 4:00 pm in the Pylons Commons, outside the museum entrance at the WVU Health Sciences Center.
The program begins at 2:15 pm and will specifically honor the constant efforts of
Dr. William A. Neal in leading the Museum creation and its development in
collaboration with the West Virginia and Regional History Center at WVU Libraries.
Tracing the history of the schools of Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Nursing and Public Health, added over the course of 150 years, exhibit goers will walk through a vast amount of history, while learning about West Virginia and Appalachia’s contributions to health and medicine that not only impacted the region but the rest of the world.
The Museum will be open prior to and after the program which will also include the unveiling of Dr. Neal's portrait to hang in the Museum entrance.