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Volume 5, Number 37Space holderSept. 14, 2001

Emergency Operations Center Photo

At right: Officals at the Emergency Operations Center initiate emergency preparedness plans as the UW Academic Medical Center reacts to the tragic events of Sept. 11.

Emergency Operations Center Photo

Message from the Dean: WWAMI region responds in readiness after national events of Sept. 11

Dear Colleagues,

This has been a tragic week for our country. The four commercial airline crashes of Sept. 11, directed at densely occupied office buildings and centers of government, put the nation into a heightened state of security, preparedness and response. The number of those killed or injured, including scores of rescue workers, is unfathomable. (Full Message from the Dean)

Van Soest named dean of UW School of Social Work

Dorothy J. Van Soest has been named dean of the UW School of Social Work. (Full Story)

Molnar becomes Pisacano Scholar

Fourth-year medical student Alexandra Molnar has been selected as a 2001 Pisacano Scholar. She was one of five scholars selected from a pool of nearly 100 applicants. (Full Story)

Association for Academic Psychiatry honors Ward

Nicholas G. "Nick" Ward, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, has been named a Region X Teacher of the Year by the Association for Academic Psychiatry. (Full Story)

Hepatitis C seminar to be held Sept. 22

A half-day seminar, "Hepatitis C: The Latest Word" will be held from 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Olympic Four Seasons Hotel in Seattle. (Full Story)

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