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Volume 7, Number 28Space holderJuly 25, 2003
UW Medical School receives clinical education grant
Doctor checking for carpal tunnel.

The UW is one of four American medical schools to receive a grant from the Enhancing Education for the Clinical Transaction Project, funded by the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation. (Full Story)

Above: An Alaska physician shows a UW medical student how to examine a patient's arthritic hands.


Study looks at herpes treatment to prevent HIV spread

Scientists will conduct a study at 10 places in Africa, India and Latin American to determine whether suppressing genital herpes can reduce human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) transmission. (Full Story)

Hartwell earns medal of merit

Lee Hartwell, president and director of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, has earned a Medal of Merit, Washington state’s highest civilian award. (Full Story)

Sires named acting chair of ophthalmology

Bryan S. Sires, associate professor of ophthalmology and adjunct associate professor of otolaryngology/head and neck surgery, has been named acting chair of the UW Department of Ophthalmology, effective Aug. 4. (Full Story)

Two informatics students selected for editorial board

UW students Lisa Trigg and Peter Mork have been named founding members of the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association’s student editorial board. (Full Story)

MEDEX graduate gives survival tips on Primetime Thursday

Greg Davenport, a 1993 graduate of the UW MEDEX program, recently spent a week in the field with ABC’s Primetime Thursday and correspondent John Quinones. (Full Story)



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