UW News

April 5, 2007

Center on Human Development and Disability works for the inclusion of all

Forty years ago, President John F.

March 1, 2007

Luu receives 2007 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship

First-year medical student Ngoc-Phuong Luu has been awarded the 2007 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship.

February 15, 2007

Researcher fuses twin passions — science and music

Eric Rynes is a research scientist in the Department of Genome Sciences.

February 8, 2007

Improving health literacy one contact at a time — UW Health Sciences Library is a regional resource

Most people on campus know the UW Health Sciences Library as a font of health information for students, staff and faculty.

January 25, 2007

Pandemic Pandemonium in the Pacific? Find out Feb. 7

The transit of people, products, and disease across the Pacific Ocean is the topic of Dr.

Spine patients get back in the driver’s seat

A couple of years ago, Cecelia Black was like many teens — driving with a permit and practicing to become a licensed driver and more independent.

November 30, 2006

Passion for service bonds eclectic cohort of Health Sciences students

This year’s crop of health sciences students are smart, compassionate, and have a strong desire to serve others.

November 9, 2006

A conversation with Patricia Wahl, dean of the School of Public Health and Community Medicine

Patricia Wahl, UW professor of biostatistics, has been dean of the School of Public Health and Community Medicine since 1999.

Researchers: TV’s influence on kids isn’t all bad

Television is not going away.

October 19, 2006

UW Press publishes memoir of former social work faculty member

In his book Growing Up Brown: Memoirs of a Filipino American, Peter Jamero, former UW assistant professor of rehabilitation medicine and social work, recounts his early life in a farm labor camp in Livingston, Calif.

October 12, 2006

Talking with Professor Betz Halloran


September 28, 2006

Dialog with a dean: A conversation with Edwina Uehara, dean of the School of Social Work

Of the six UW schools of health science — medicine, nursing, pharmacy, public health, dentistry, and social work — social work is most often thought of in relation to the social sciences, rather than the health sciences.

Partnering for emergency support

The UW School of Public Health and Community Medicine is partnering with Public Health-Seattle & King County to recruit and train medical and non-medical volunteers for the new Public Health Reserve Corps for emergency response.

August 3, 2006

Healing at the Aloha Inn: Student-run clinic at transitional housing facility a boon to residents

When Brian Johnson graduated from medical school this year, he left a living legacy — a student-run free clinic at the Aloha Inn, a transitional housing facility in Seattle’s Queen Anne neighborhood.

June 22, 2006

Two Miss Seattle winners at School of Medicine

More than a year ago Weiya Zhang and Allison Porter sat next to each other in UW School of Medicine orientation for first-year students.

World-class debut: Student receives first-ever Global Health Pathway Certificate

Marjan Zarghami is the first recipient of the UW School of Medicine’s Global Health Pathway Certificate, awarded to students who have completed additional coursework in international health during their medical school training.

March 2, 2006

Context, Collaboration, and Installation

Medicine is often described as both a science and an art.

Seeking to reduce cancer in Native Americans

There is no word for cancer in most American Indian and Alaska Native languages.

February 16, 2006

Global Health chair candidates meet the public

The search for the first chair of the UW Department of Global Health has been winnowed down to three candidates.

February 2, 2006

Training the teachers: Chinese professionals study simulated surgery

A contingent of Chinese medical school presidents, deans and faculty recently visited the UW Institute for Surgical and Interventional Simulation (ISIS) to explore how to train physicians in rural and urban locations throughout China in the latest advances in medicine.

January 19, 2006

Preparing for a pandemic: Conference addresses regional response

What happens if a pandemic flu strikes the Pacific Northwest? How will the region respond?

As part of disaster management preparation, Harborview Medical Center and Public Health-Seattle and King County are sponsoring a one day Regional Pandemic Flu Conference, Monday, Jan.

November 10, 2005

A life of service, at the UW and beyond

Connie Huffine doesn’t take the idea of a personal philosophy lightly.

February 21, 2002

Training as chaplain

Kekanadure Dhammasiri (Siri), a Buddhist monk, has been selected as Harborview Medical Center’s second spiritual care chaplain resident.

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