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Vol. 3, No. 27
Friday, July 9, 1999


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Rural/Underserved Opportunities Program adds research training

In a pilot effort, three medical students in the Rural/Underserved Opportunities Program (R/UOP) are conducting scientific research at their summer clinical training sites.
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Alumni humanitarian award goes to tribal health physician

Andy Hurst, a 1990 UW medical school graduate, will receive the 1999 Humanitarian Award from the UW Medical Alumni Association. Hurst practices and does relief work at the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.
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SPARX presents nineteen participation certificates

Nineteen students from various UW health professional schools have earned participation awards for their involvement in SPARX (Student Providers Aspiring to Rural/underserved eXperiences).
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The Atlantic Monthly features Dog Genome Project

The cover story of The Atlantic Monthly July 1999 issue mentions work under way on dog genetics at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC). A group led by Elaine Ostrander, UW affiliate assistant professor of molecular biotechnology and zoology, is among the teams of scientists in the multi-institutional Dog Genome Project.


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