July 31, 1997
Orcas Island Medical Center becomes a family medicine teaching site for the University of Washington School of Medicine.
What’s it like to practice family medicine on a small, rural island in Puget Sound,where the nearest hospital, on the mainland, can be reached only by sea or sky? Some University of Washington (UW) third-year medical students now have the opportunity to find out.
It may be baby talk, but ‘parentese’ is an infant’s pathway to learning the language, international study shows
Parentese, the exaggerated, drawn-out form of speech that people use to communicate with babies, apparently is universal and plays a vital role in helping infants to analyze and absorb the phonetic elements of their parents’ language.
July 29, 1997
Health Source: Medical News from the University of Washington
Medical News from the University of Washington
July 22, 1997
UW Medical Center opens Melanoma Center to provide advanced treatment of deadly skin cancer
Bringing together the most advanced medical, surgical and research resources available to fight the most virulent form of skin cancer, University of Washington Medical Center has established a multidisciplinary Melanoma Center.
July 18, 1997
UWMC among top 10 in the nation in U.S. News’ Best Hospitals
University of Washington Medical Center is again ranked among the top 10 hospitals in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 1997 annual guide to “America’s Best Hospitals,” available on newsstands July 21.
July 14, 1997
Seven UW doctors named among the best in America for women’s health care, in Good Housekeeping magazine poll
Seven physicians at University of Washington Medical Center were named among The Best Doctors For Women in a new poll commissioned by Good Housekeeping magazine and published in the August 1997 issue, currently on newsstands.
Formal exchange program with universities in Thailand and Taiwan established
International programs offer UW nursing students health care experience around the world
July 2, 1997
Montana opens its first training site for teaching University of Washington medical students about women’s health care
Montana will open its first training site for teaching University of Washington medical students about women’s health care.
July 1, 1997
UW materials technology institute gives teachers new ways to turn students on to science and engineering
Materials science and engineering, a fundamental but often low-profile part of manufacturing, is the subject of a new summer institute at the University of Washington that aims to give high school and community college teachers new tools for designing laboratory projects that turn their students on to science and engineering.
June 18, 1997
New trauma drug may save patients from shock-related death
A promising new drug called Hu23F2G that may save the lives of severely injured patients is now being tested by University of Washington (UW) physicians based at Harborview Medical Center.« Previous Page Next Page »