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Vol. 3, No. 8
Friday, Feb. 26, 1999
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Children's Hospital developing plan to foster future research

Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center's administration and trustees and UW faculty from pediatrics and other fields held a retreat Jan. 25 as part of an ongoing strategic effort to prioritize pediatric research to foster high quality children's health care. (Full story)


Norris to assume role of UWPN executive director

Tom Norris, medical executive for the UW Physicians Network, will assume the additional role of UWPN executive director on April 30. (Full story)





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Nelson Fausto, professor and chair of pathology, named Spinoza Chair at the University of Amsterdam in The Netherlands for next year.

Heart transplant recipient Lester M. LeRoss recently donated $500,000 to establish a professorship in cardiovascular surgery.

Effie Petersdorf is one of 60 young researchers to receive a Presidential Early Career Award.