July 13, 2009
Dr. Mari Kitahata, Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of Clinical Epidemiolgy and Health Services Research at the UW Center for AIDS Research was in DC on June 4th to participate in the HIV Medicine Association Advocacy Day. She was able to meet with several members to discuss health care reform, federal policy positions and funding concerns.
On June 17 and 18, Dean Pat Wasley was in Washington DC to participate in the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) Day on the Hill. Dean Wasley participated in a Congressional briefing and also met with a few of the Washington state delegation to share information on initiatives and projects that exemplify reform in teacher preparation.
Note: Please contact the UW Office of Federal Relations to assist in scheduling visits to Washington state delegation offices. 202-624-1420.