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December 5, 2002

New name encompasses medical school and medical centers

The University of Washington Academic Medical Center (UW AMC) has a new name: UW Medicine.


April 29, 2002

Somerman named dean of UW School of Dentistry

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December 7, 2001

Information about medical errors

The following statement is from Dr. Eric Larson, medical director at University of Washington Medical Center:


Statement from Dr. Eric Larson, medical director at University of Washington Medical Center

“Widespread news coverage has been given this week to Donald Church, who, in the course of a lifesaving procedure at UW Medical Center in June 2000, experienced a serious medical error.


December 2, 1998

William Bremner named chair of the Department of Medicine

Dr. William J. Bremner has been named chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine.


January 29, 1998

Nancy Woods named dean of the UW School of Nursing

Dr. Nancy Fugate Woods, associate dean for research at the University of Washington School of Nursing, has been named dean of the school, UW President Richard L. McCormick announced today.


December 4, 1997

UW president appoints advisory committee to help search for new dean of School of Public Health and Community Medicine

University of Washington President Richard L. McCormick has appointed a committee to advise him in the search for a new dean of the School of Public Health and Community Medicine.


October 27, 1997

Hutchinson Center, University of Washington, and Children’s Hospital forming new alliance in the fight against cancer

Seattle-based world leaders in the fight against cancer today announced that they are forming a new, combined clinical cancer program. The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, the University of Washington (UW), and Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center are creating the new program, called the “Cancer Care Alliance,” to speed the development of new knowledge of, and treatment for, various cancers.


October 20, 1997

School of Nursing’s Nancy Woods receives Vivian O. Lee Women’s Health Award from U.S. Public Health Service

Dr. Nancy Woods, associate dean for nursing research and director of the University of Washington School of Nursing’s Center for Women’s Health Research, is the first recipient of the Vivian O. Lee Women’s Health Award.


September 4, 1997

UW President Richard L. McCormick names acting dean of the School of Public Health and Community Medicine

University of Washington President Richard L. McCormick today (Thursday, Sept. 4) named Dr. Patricia A. Wahl acting dean of the UW School of Public Health and Community Medicine.


September 2, 1997

Dr. William M. M. Kirby, long-time medical school faculty member, dies in Seattle

Dr. William M. M. Kirby, one of the longest-serving faculty members of the University of Washington School of Medicine and a pioneer in the field of infectious diseases, died at his home in Seattle on Sunday, Aug. 31, of natural causes.


May 29, 1997

Ramsey named UW vice president for medical affairs and dean of the School of Medicine

Dr. Paul G. Ramsey, chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of Washington medical school, has been named vice president for medical affairs and dean of the School of Medicine.


May 12, 1997

UW MEDEX satellite training site to remain in Yakima

The University of Washington will maintain a full two-year Yakima training site for its MEDEX Program, UW officials announced today, in addition to establishing a new satellite site in Spokane this fall.


April 28, 1997

Second candidate for vice president for medical affairs/dean of medicine scheduled to visit UW campus for interviews

A second candidate for the position of vice president for medical affairs and dean of the School of Medicine has been invited to visit the University of Washington campus for formal interviews in May.


Dean of Nursing Sue T. Hegyvary to Resign; Will Remain on Faculty

Dr. Sue T. Hegyvary, dean of the University of Washington School of Nursing since 1986, will resign from her administrative post effective July 1, 1998. She will remain on the faculty in the Department of Biobehaviorial Nursing and Health Systems.


January 9, 1997

UW president appoints search committee for vice president for medical affairs and dean of medicine

University of Washington President Richard L. McCormick today announced the appointment of a search committee for the position of vice president for medical affairs and dean of the School of Medicine.


November 3, 1996

Philip J. Fialkow, M.D. and Helen Fialkow found dead in Nepal on Nov. 3, 1996

Obituary information for Philip J. Fialkow


UW News Release from Health Sciences News

Vacationing UW medical school dean, wife and guides perish in Nepal


November 1, 1996

Statement responding to questions on the current whereabouts of Philip J. Fialkow, M.D., vice president for medical affairs and dean of the UW School of Medicine

Statement responding to questions on the current whereabouts of Philip J. Fialkow, M.D., vice president for medical affairs and dean of the UW School of Medicine


October 30, 1996

The following statement responds to questions on the current whereabouts of Philip J. Fialkow, M.D

The following statement responds to questions on the current whereabouts of Philip J. Fialkow, M.D., vice president for medical affairs and dean of the UW School of Medicine, and his wife, Helen.