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Volume 8, Number 24Space holderJune 18, 2004

UW surgeon performs region's first artificial cornea implant

Photo of Tueng Shen
Tueng Shen, assistant professor of ophthalmology at the UW, holds up the prosthetic cornea that was used in the region's first artificial cornea implant. Shen, also director of the UW Medical Center's Refractive Surgery Center, performed the implant at UWMC-Roosevelt. (Full Story)

Photo by Blayne Vixie

Olsen named director of Native American Center of Excellence

Polly Olsen has been named director of the Native American Center of Excellence (NACOE), part of the Office of Multicultural Affairs in the School of Medicine. (Full Story)

Medical school graduate qualifies for Olympics in rowing

Jennifer Devine, a UW School of Medicine graduate, will be competing as a rower in the 2004 Olympic Games this summer in Athens, Greece. (Full Story)

Symposium to explore implications of genetic testing

A symposium exploring the ethical, social and legal implications of genetic testing that predicts future health will be held at the UW on Wednesday evening, June 23. (Full Story)

Medical school graduates honored with student awards

On June 5, students graduating from the UW School of Medicine participated in the 55th Investiture of Doctoral Hoods and the Physician's Oath Ceremony. (Full Story)

Harborview's Colven receives Fulbright Award and PSPGH Grant

Roy Colven, associate professor of medicine and section head for dermatology at Harborview Medical Center, has received a Fulbright Award and a grant from Puget Sound Partners for Global Health to establish a consulting dermatology program in Cape Town, South Africa. (Full Story)