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Volume 5, Number 28Space holderJuly 13, 2001


Pediatric neurologist authors parents' guide to children's headaches

Pediatric neurologist Sarah Cheyette has written a parent's guide to understanding children's headaches. The book, Mommy, My Head Hurts, will be released later this summer by Newmarket Press of W.W. Norton & Company. Cheyette is a UW clinical instructor in neurology. She received her training at the UW and Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center. Her book covers how youngsters respond to pain differently from adults, as well as how a child's developmental stage can affect their pain reactions. (Full Story)


UW Medical Center ranks 12th among America's Best Hospitals

UW Medical Center was ranked 12th among the top hospitals in the country in U.S. News & World Report's 2001 annual guide to America's Best Hospitals. (Full Story)

Studies examine factors influencing women physicians to enter rural practice

UW studies on recruiting women physicians to rural areas were featured in a news article in the June 27 edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association. (Full Story)

Head of Allergy and Infectious Disease recieves lifetime achievement award

Walter Stamm, professor of medicine and head of the Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, has received the Thomas Parran Award from the American Sexually Transmitted Diseases Association. (Full Story)


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