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Volume 5, Number 18Space holderMay 4, 2001

UW's first minority health fair will be held next week

The UW Health Sciences Center in Seattle will host its first Minority Health and Health Disparities Fair May 11-12. On Friday, Benjamin Carson, who went from the streets of Detroit to a renowned career as a neurosurgeon and writer, will give a talk for high school students, meet with health-sciences students, and present a lecture for the UW community and the general public. The Saturday Health Fair will include information booths, screenings, healthy food samples, and a visit from the Husky Football Team. For details, call 206-221-6151.

Green and Groudine elected to National Academy of Sciences

A UW genome researcher and a Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC) cell biologist are among the new members of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). (Full Story)

Vehicular trauma expert receives outstanding public service award

Charles N. Mock, UW assistant professor of surgery and of epidemiology who practices at the Puget Sound Veterans Affairs Health Care System, is this year's recipient of the University of Washington Outstanding Public Service Award. (Full Story)

Avalanche claims lives of two medical alumni

Two graduates of the UW School of Medicine, Scott M. Dull, 39, of Eagle River, Alaska, and Martin C. Gleich, 38, of Salt Lake County, Utah, died Saturday, April 28, in an avalanche. (Full Story)

Anatomy professor remembered for dedication to students

Doug "DK" King, who taught anatomy at Washington State University (WSU) since 1965, died this past weekend at his home in Pullman, Wash. (Full Story)

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