UW Today

October 14, 2010

Giving back after a gift of life


UW Medicine patient Turner Prewitt talks about his “second life” following a heart transplant:

I was given the “gift of life,” a new heart on Aug.

December 10, 2009

15 minutes with your doctor: Make the time worthwhile

Remember the last time you saw your primary-care doctor? Do you also recall whether you walked out of the clinic fully understanding the diagnosis and, if the doctor prescribed medication, how it was supposed to help?


With health care access in the news, it is useful to examine how to get the most value from a doctor’s visit.

May 31, 2007

Deborah Flores

You know you’ve come to a challenging work environment when, shortly after you arrive, resignations leave you with a skeleton staff of strangers and you have to put yourself on the payroll because no one else knows how.

Don Wulff

When Don Wulff was 7 years old, his parents decided he and his two siblings would attend school in town, not the one-room schoolhouse they’d been attending.

Multidisciplinary International Research Training (MIRT)

Michelle Williams says she created the Multidisciplinary International Research Training (MIRT) Program to “allow minority students to have an international experience, something I didn’t have until I was a graduate student.

Eve Riskin

Eve Riskin sometimes strolls into the office wearing a pair of cow boots.

Crispin Thurlow

You could say teaching is in Crispin Thurlow’s blood.

Program on the Environment

Mining the expertise at the UW has allowed the Program on the Environment (PoE) to generate as many bachelor’s degrees, about 50 each year, as some departments do, all without having any faculty of its own.

Raj Bordia

German graduate student Andre Zimmerman moved to Maryland to complete his doctoral research.

David Goldstein

For many, David Goldstein is a natural choice as recipient of a 2007 Distinguished Teaching Award.

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