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February 5, 1999

New UW research center asks tough questions to help policy makers with decisions about health workforce issues

UW Health Sciences/UW Medicine

Researchers at the new WWAMI Center for Health Workforce Studies are looking at the availability, education, distribution, practice patterns and licensing of health professionals as well as many other factors that shape the region’s health workforce.

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February 3, 1999

UWTV to broadcast Stardust media briefing, launch

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UWTV will broadcast Saturday’s scheduled launch of Stardust, a NASA mission to collect comet samples and return them to Earth.

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New minimally invasive technique repairs ballooned aorta without major surgery

Doctors at the Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System and the University of Washington School of Medicine have successfully used an innovative new technique to repair aortic aneurysm, a life threatening ballooning of the body?s main artery.

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February 1, 1999

UW astronomy professor’s Stardust quest set for launch Saturday

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It’s a moment University of Washington astronomy professor Donald Brownlee has been awaiting for nearly two decades.

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January 26, 1999

UW symposium to address quality of health care

“Beyond Consumer Protection: Appropriate Public and Private Roles in Quality of Care” is the subject of the University of Washington’s 14th John R.

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January 25, 1999

Stardust launch audio available on UW web page

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Stardust, a NASA Discovery mission in which the University of Washington plays a central role, is scheduled for on Feb.

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January 23, 1999

Long-term forecasting could give nations tools to survive climate change

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ANAHEIM, Calif.

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January 22, 1999

Astrophysicist gets $1 million McDonnell grant to hunt for dark matter

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University of Washington astrophysicist Christopher Stubbs has been awarded a $1 million grant from the James S.

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200,000 Web tests show people’s unconscious roots of racism, ageism

People have taken more than 200,000 tests that measure unconscious components of prejudice and stereotyping since twin Web sites were opened to the public last year by psychologists from the University of Washington and Yale University.

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January 19, 1999

Sixteen American Indian and Alaska Native communities selected for program to provide Internet access to health resources

UW Health Sciences/UW Medicine

Sixteen American Indian and Alaska Native communities in Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Montana and Idaho have been selected to participate in a National Libraries of Medicine program that will connect them to the Internet.

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