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Volume 7, Number 23Space holderJune 13, 2003
Graduates honored at hooding ceremony
Graduate receiving hood.
This past weekend the medical school honored 156 graduating medical students at the 54th Investiture of Doctoral Hoods and Hippocratic Oath ceremony. Several awards were presented, and 28 students were inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. (Full Story)

Photo by Blayne Vixie

Residencies prepare to comply with new duty hour standards

Residency training programs are preparing for a significant change in residents’ duty hours to comply with new accreditation standards. (Full Story)

UW students placed third in HHS competition

A team of five UW students won third place in the 2003 Human and Health Services Secretary's Award competition. (Full Story)

Motulsky named to American Philosophical Society

Arno Motulsky, professor emeritus (active) of medicine, Division of Medical Genetics, and of genome sciences, has been elected to the American Philosophical Society. (Full Story)

Study links Parkinson’s disease risk to high consumption of iron and manganese

UW researchers have found that the risk of Parkinson’s disease is 1.9 times greater in those who have a higher than average consumption of both iron and manganese. (Full Story)

Washington state biohistory poster released

A poster charting the history of biomedical advances in Washington was released June 3. The biohistory poster lists the scientists, institutions, political leaders, and significant events that shaped the state’s biotechnology and medical device industries.

Several UW School of Medicine scientists and discoveries are mentioned.

The poster can be viewed at the Washington Biotechnology and Biomedical Association Web site.

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