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October 30, 2020

Huskies fighting COVID-19: Lisa Chew, Martine Pierre-Louis and Paula Houston

External Affairs

This week we connected with Dr. Lisa Chew, Associate Medical Director of Ambulatory Services at Harborview Medical Center and associate professor at the UW School of Medicine; Martine Pierre-Louis, Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion for Harborview Medical Center; and Paula Houston, Chief Equity Officer for UW Medicine and Associate Vice President for Medical Affairs…


October 16, 2020

Huskies fighting COVID-19: Jack Davis

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This week we connected with Jack Davis, AM Courier Lead for UW Medical Center Reference Lab Services (RLS) Courier Group. Davis has been working on the front lines of the pandemic in a role most of us don’t even think about. He shares his experience transporting specimens from testing sites to the laboratory — an often…


September 17, 2020

Huskies fighting COVID-19: Denise Batura

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This week we connected with Denise Batura, ICU nurse at Harborview Medical Center. Batura has been working on the front lines of the pandemic in the Harborview COVID-19 ICU. She shares her experience caring for patients and serving families during this unprecedented time. Q: What inspired you to become a nurse? What keeps you going? A:…


September 3, 2020

Huskies fighting COVID-19: Shwetak Patel

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This week we connected with Shwetak Patel, Washington Research Foundation Entrepreneurship Endowed Professor in Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering and Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at the University of Washington. Since the outbreak of COVID-19, Patel and his team have redirected their research efforts to focus on the development of…


August 20, 2020

Huskies fighting COVID-19: Dean Hilary Godwin

External Affairs

From the beginning, the University of Washington and UW Medicine have supported our state’s efforts to mitigate the effects of COVID-19. “Huskies fighting COVID-19” is a feature series highlighting individuals who’s work is making an impact from Public Health and Computer Science & Engineering to the Virology Lab and the emergency room. This week we…