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Volume 5, Number 41Space holderOct. 12, 2001

JPG photo of lecturer Laurie Garrett
UW Health Sciences participate in campus-wide Day of Reflection

The UW Health Sciences held a series of events Oct. 11 as part of the UW-wide Day of Reflection and Engagement. Classes were cancelled, and the UW community met to talk about the world situation, create art, plant trees, and respond in other ways.

The Hogness Lecturer, Laurie Garrett (top left), discussed issues of global health concern.

At left, a standing-room only audience prepares to listen to a talk on bioterrorism. In the foreground is one of the speakers, Major Andrew Richard Wiesen of Madigan Army Medical Center. He is seated next to Patrick O'Carroll of the Centers for Disease Control. (More Photos)

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Hartwell receives Nobel Prize

The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet announced Oct. 8 in Stockholm, Sweden, that the 2001 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine would be awarded jointly to Lee Hartwell, Tim Hunt and Paul Nurse. (Full Story)

WWAMI legislative conference slated

The 2001 WWAMI Legislative Conference will be held Oct. 29 and 30 at the UW Health Sciences Center in Seattle. (Full Story)

Medical Affairs Development welcomes two staff members

UW Medical Affairs Development has announced the appointment of two new executive staff members. Julia Ruvelson is the new director of development. (Full Story)

Book discusses admission and discharge decisions in emergency medicine

More than 100 common diagnoses and protocols are discussed in the recently published book, Admission and Discharge Decisions in Emergency Medicine. (Full Story)

UW women doctors featured in television series

The first Seattle episode of "WomenDocs" will be on Lifetime cable television at 10 p.m. EDT/PDT, Saturday, Oct.13th. This segment features Maully Shah, assistant professor of pediatrics; Nancy Kadel, assistant professor of orthopaedics; Amy VanBlaricom, acting instructor of obstetrics and gynecology; and Edith Cheng, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology.

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