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Vol. 3, No. 46
Friday, Nov. 19, 1999


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Emergency officials prepare for WTO meeting

H arborview Medical Center, University of Washington Medical Center, and several other Seattle area hospitals are among many agencies participating in emergency preparedness for the Third Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO).
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Computer diagnostic systems improve clinical reasoning

C omputer-based diagnostic decision support systems can improve the clinical reasoning of physicians, residents and medical students, according to a study published in the Nov. 17 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
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Corey receives Distinguished Alumnus Award

L awrence Corey, professor of laboratory medicine and medicine and head of the Program in Infectious Diseases at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, has received a Distinguished Achievement Award from the University of Michigan Medical Center Alumni Association.
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Morton named to advisory council

William R. Morton, professor of comparative medicine and director of the UW Regional Primate Research Center (RPRC), has been appointed to a four-year term on the National Advisory Research Resources Council. The appointment was made by Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala.

The council advises the secretary, as well as the director of the National Institutes of Health and the director of the National Center for Research Resources, on the development and support of essential health-related research resources.


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