July 22, 2010
Patients navigated difficult times by writing and storytelling, guided by author Wendy Call.
June 14, 2010
UW Medicine researchers receive $12.6 million grant to fund work in stem cells, cardiovascular repair
A group of researchers led by Dr.
May 27, 2010
The UW Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity (IMSD) program has received a four-year, $2.
April 29, 2010
John T. Slattery is chair-elect of Pharmaceutical Sciences section of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
April 22, 2010
Each year six students, one each from the UW health sciences schools, are selected for this award
April 8, 2010
The Targeted Rural-Underserved Track selects and trains UW medical students for high-need specialties and prepares them to
March 11, 2010
The public is invited to a UW panel discussion April 6 on the how genome sciences advances might affect the cost and quality of health care
January 28, 2010
Chris Martin, the new executive director of Airlift Northwest, didn’t hit the ground running when she came on board in March.
November 5, 2009
David Cutler, the Otto Eckstein Professor of Applied Economics at Harvard University Department of Economics, will give the 19th Hogness Symposium on Health Care lecture Friday, Nov.
January 15, 2009
“The mold in my house is making my child sicker, but my landlord would kick me out if I said anything about it.
December 22, 2008
Two UW faculty receive Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers at White House ceremony
Two faculty members at the University of Washington have received the 2007 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.
October 30, 2008
“The name Karen Ann Jenkins was recently added to the former masculine ranks of Environmental Health Specialists.
October 16, 2008
Jennifer Culkin is a critical care nurse at Harborview Medical Center and an award-winning author.
October 9, 2008
Women have been at the forefront of healing practices since the beginning of time, but it has only been in the past 150 years that they have been included in the formal study and practice of medicine.
August 7, 2008
Stephanie Steppe, director of Health Sciences Academic Services & Facilities, doesn’t think she has taken more than a week’s vacation at a time in 40 years.
June 5, 2008
The Department of Global Health is building an infrastructure and a foundation for a complementary and interdisciplinary enterprise that will reach far.
The UW Department of Global Health is stretching the boundaries of academia and redefining what “interdisciplinary collaboration” means.
May 8, 2008
With health care becoming ever more complex, interest in bioethics is at an all-time high, and the UW is rapidly becoming the bioethics center for the Northwest — thanks in large part to the interdisciplinary collaboration of ethicists throughout the university.
April 17, 2008
When Lu Hilton was a student in the UW School of Nursing in the ’50s, learning patient care was pretty low tech.
April 10, 2008
As major employers and payers of health care benefits, businesses have a vested interest in reducing health care costs and improving the health status of their employees.
February 28, 2008
February 14, 2008
The Washington Attorney General’s Office has honored Lori Oliver and Bill Nicholson, UW assistant attorneys general, with its highest performance recognition — the 2007 Excellence Award.
January 31, 2008
January 17, 2008
Alzheimer’s disease, a progressive and fatal brain disorder, is a thief that slowly robs the afflicted of their cognitive abilities and burdens their caregivers with overwhelming responsibilities.
November 29, 2007
November 8, 2007
Too much stress and anxiety in your life?
October 25, 2007
Michelle Williams, UW professor of epidemiology, has won the American Public Health Association’s (APHA) Abraham Lilienfeld Award that recognizes excellence in teaching of epidemiology during the course of her career.
Jack Berryman, UW professor of medical history and adjunct professor of orthopaedics and sports medicine, is an avid sportsman, historian and scholar.
October 18, 2007
James Angelosante has been named director of finance and administration for Health Sciences Administration (HSA).
Faye Wattleton, president for the Center for the Advancement of Women and former president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, will give the 18th Hogness Symposium on Health Care lecture Wednesday, Oct.
October 11, 2007
It’s well documented that smoking tobacco is one of the riskiest and deadliest behaviors around, contributing to over 30 percent of heart disease and strokes, nearly 90 percent of lung cancers and at least a third of other cancers.
September 27, 2007
If you’re a member of the UW community and are looking for comprehensive and easily accessible dental care, check out the UW Dentists Faculty Practice clinic.
July 19, 2007
When there are conflicting opinions in patient care, who decides what’s in the best interest of the patient?
Health care professionals from the United States and abroad will grapple with this question and others at the UW’s 20th Annual Summer Seminar in Health Care Ethics, Aug.
June 21, 2007
Johnese Spisso has been a guiding force in the operations of Harborview Medical Center for the past seven years.
Two UW employees, Lois Fink and Miko Robertson, are among more than 1.
May 3, 2007
The UW Department of Medical History and Ethics has come a long way since its beginnings as a single course, the “Introduction to Medicine,” in the 1950s.
On Monday, May 7, Dr.
April 26, 2007