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Volume 4, Number 25Space holderJune 23, 2000


Honors and Appointments

The Northwest AIDS Foundation presented leadership awards to the UW, to the UW Center for AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Disease, and to Jeffrey T. Schouten, clinical assistant professor of surgery, at the foundation's 11th Annual Awards Luncheon.

Danette Glassy, clinical associate professor of pediatrics, has become president of the Washington state chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.


Study examines risks from high triglyceride

UW research findings suggest that triglyceride levels alone can predict death from cardiovascular disease among first-degree relatives in families with hypertriglyceridemia. The results were published in this week's issue of Circulation. (Full story)

WWAMI conference offered perspectives on medical education

The 2000 WWAMI Education Conference, held June 16 and 17 in Seattle, offered a look back at the 30-year-old WWAMI program, a view of the UW medical school today, and a look ahead to proposed new directions in medical education. More than 175 people attended. (Full story)

Fortuine receives Circumpolar Health award

Robert Fortuine, clinical professor of family medicine and long-time head of the Introduction to Clinical Medicine course at the Alaska WWAMI Biomedical Program at the University of Alaska-Anchorage, was awarded the Jack Hildes Medal June 8 at the 11th International Congress of Circumpolar Health in Harstad, Norway. (Full story)


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