Site Disclaimer

Information on the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine Web site is provided by faculty, staff, students and organizations. Although we strive to keep our Web information accurate and up-to-date, we cannot always guarantee accuracy.. The School of Medicine is not to be held responsible for errors or omissions in information provided via the Web site. Visitors to the School of Medicine site are responsible for contacting the appropriate person/department to verify information and should not rely on the information contained within the site.

Marshall University School of Medicine is not responsible for information, including photographic images, published on or accessible through personal Web pages, including personal home pages. Personal Web pages, created and maintained by employees, students or recognized student groups, are the sole responsibility of the person or student group identified by the account. The School of Medicine does not monitor the contents of these personal Web pages. The individual creating or maintaining personal Web pages may be held criminally or civilly liable for the materials posted on the Web site. Copyrighted material might be liable to the owner of the copyrighted material under copyright law.

Personal Web pages contain the personal expression and opinions of their creators. If you feel you might be offended by material following a link identifier or material on the page itself, you should not continue.

The School of Medicine will investigate all complaints involving personal Web pages and will remove or block material or links to material that violate federal or state law or University policy.


The Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17 U.S.C.) governs photocopying or other reproductions of copyrighted materials. Web page creators must adhere to United States and international copyright law. Web page creators must obtain permission from rights holders and/or creators before replication of texts, photographs, graphics, trademarks, video or sound clips on a University Web page. This responsibility and any subsequent liability rest with the Web page creator, not the University. Full attribution for any material reproduced on a University Web page must be provided on the page. In addition, Web pages containing copied material must bear the proper copyright notice: "This material may be protected by copyright law (Title 17 U.S.C.)"


The Web Accessibility Initiative of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has created recommendations for authoring accessible Web pages. The United Nation's Division for Social Policy and Development also provides a Web accessibility, e-mail accessibility, and adaptive technologies report.

Student Information Disclosure

The disclosure of information about students is governed by the Federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).