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Volume 4, Number 19Space holderMay 12, 2000

Norris elected to family practice board

Tom Norris, associate dean, professor of family medicine, and director and medical executive of UW Physicians Network, has been elected to a five-year term on the Board of Directors of the American Board of Family Practice (ABFP).

With 56,623 diplomates, the ABFP is the second-largest medical specialty board in the country.

Family practice residents research gun safety issues

UW third-year family practice residents took on a year-long community research project to learn whether gun safety was a health issue for their patients. (Full Story)

Enzyme tolerates thousands of mutations

UW scientists report in the May 9 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that Taq, a polymerase essential to genetic research, can be mutated up to 8,000 ways and still remain functional. (Full Story)

Pioneer Square Clinic honored

University of Washington Physicians (UWP) has given its 1999-2000 Annual Service Award to the faculty and staff of the Pioneer Square Clinic. (Full Story)

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