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Volume 7, Number 14Space holderApril 11, 2003
Clinical Transition Ceremony
Photo of student receiving white coat.
Photo of student shaking hands.

The UW School of Medicine Clinical Transition Ceremony was held April 7. A large crowd of friends and parents watched as second-year medical students received white coats symbolizing the transition to their clerkships. (More Photos)

Photos by Blayne Vixie

UW's "Time of Reflection" health symposia scheduled

As part of the UW's "Time of Reflection: The War in Iraq" on Wednesday, April 23, the health sciences schools will host a symposium entitled "Health Consequences of War." (Full Story)

Harborview to lead in international surgical response

Harborview Medical Center was selected as one of three hospitals in the United States to participate as a lead institution in the International Medical Surgical Response Team (IMSURT). (Full Story)

Malaria may have been around before Pleistocene Age

An international team of scientists has gathered evidence that the malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum, may have emerged as a human disease agent much earlier in history than previously thought. (Full Story)

Media and scientists meet for roundtable discussion

UW faculty members and journalists will gather from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday, April 14, to discuss communicating disease prevention research to the public. (Full Story)

Researcher discusses stem cells at Science in Medicine Lecture

Helen Blau, the Donald E. and Delia B. Baxter professor of pharmacology and director of the endowed Baxter Laboratory in Genetic Pharmacology at Stanford University School of Medicine, presents the Annual Science in Medicine Lecture "Stem Cells Within Adult Bone Marrow: Role in Tissue Repair" at noon, Thursday, April 24, in room A-420, Hogness Auditorium at the Magnuson Health Sciences Center. (Full Story)

Aagaard Lecture April 17

The 20th George and Lorna Aagaard Lecture on Medicine and Society will be given at 4 p.m., Thursday, April 17, in room A-420, Hogness Auditorium at the UW Health Sciences Center. (Full Story)

May 1 seminar addresses clinical research and compliance

"Clinical Research and Compliance Annual Conference -- A Guide for Investigators" will be held from 7:15 a.m. to 5 p.m., on Thursday, May 1, at the Seattle Museum of History and Industry. Fee and registration information is available online or by calling 206-543-9496. The School of Medicine is sponsoring the event in association with the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center.

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