Dean Ramsey gives plenary talk at WWAMI conference
peaking before legislators, regional health system directors, higher
education commissioners and other WWAMI state leaders Nov. 1 at the 1999
WWAMI Conference, UW Vice President for Medical Affairs and School of
Medicine Dean Paul Ramsey outlined successes, future directions and
challenges in his state-of-the-school address.
Trials of implantable hearing aid begin
he UW's Virginia Merrill Bloedel Hearing Research Center is one of five
sites to conduct a clinical trial of an implantable hearing-aid system
recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
UW researchers contribute to rural health book
everal UW researchers are among the authors included in a newly released
reference book, Rural Health in the United States, published by Oxford
University Press. The editor is Thomas C. Ricketts, director of the North
Carolina Rural Health Research Program at the University of North
1999 WWAMI Conference
This year's 1999 WWAMI Conference Nov. 1 to Nov. 2 in Seattle
featured a workforce issues presentation and state-specific
meetings with the dean as well as rotations on federal policy,
the curriculum review, and WWAMI site activities. In addition,
medical students met with legislators (photo
other leaders (photo two) from their
than 150 government, health care and higher education
officials attended the conference.