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Volume 6, Number 12Space holderMarch 29, 2002

Airlift Northwest flight crew

Photo courtesy of ALNW

Airlift celebrates 20 years of service

Since 1982 Airlift Northwest (ALNW) has served as emergency transport for nearly 47,000 critically ill or injured adult and pediatric patients throughout Washington, Alaska, Montana, Idaho and western Canada. ALNW dispatches a flight team of two registered nurses with extensive critical care trauma experience, and a highly trained flight crew in fixed-wing aircraft (average transport time 1.5 hours) or helicopter (average transport time 25 minutes).

Liaison Committee on Medical Education visits the UW

From March 3 through 6 a Liaison Committee on Medical Education accreditation team visited the School of Medicine and interviewed more than 150 people including senior and junior faculty members, students, clerkship directors and the Human Biology course chairs. (Full Story)

Horwitz selected for presidential honor

Marshall Horwitz will receive a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) this spring. (Full Story)

Scribner honored for dialysis research

Dialysis researcher Belding Scribner, professor emeritus of medicine, received a lifetime achievement award at the 8th International Symposium on Hemodialysis and 22nd Annual Dialysis Conference in Tampa, Fla. on March 4. (Full Story)

Visiting cancer researcher presents
"Angiogenesis-dependent Diseases"

Judah Folkman, Andrus Professor of Pediatric Surgery and professor of cell biology at Harvard Medical School, presents "Angiogenesis-dependent Diseases" at the Science in Medicine lecture, noon, Thursday, April 4, in A-420 Hogness Auditorium, Health Sciences Center. Everyone is welcome.

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