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Volume 8, Number 31Space holderAugust 6, 2004


UW Medicine expands program in spine medicine

Photo of 401 broadway building

The three spine and sports medicine specialists of Puget Sound Sports & Spine Physicians will join UW Physicians in January 2005 and move their practice to the new Harborview Spine Center at the Patricia Bracelin Steel Memorial Building (seen above), at 401 Broadway, Seattle. (Full Story)

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Benjamin Hall to be honored with first UW Inventor of the Year award

Benjamin D. Hall, professor of botany and of genome sciences, will be honored next month at a ceremony as the first recipient of the UW Inventor of the Year award. (Full Story)

Intense campaigns, higher cigarette prices could reduce teen smoking

Increasing the cost of cigarettes and targeting teenagers with intense anti-smoking campaigns could reduce the number of teenage smokers by about one-fourth, according to a new study. (Full Story)

Jane Sullivan awarded Klingenstein Fellowship in Neurosciences

Jane Sullivan, assistant professor of physiology and biophysics, has been awarded a Klingenstein Fellowship Award in the Neurosciences. (Full Story)

David Dunner to edit psychiatry continuing medical education exam

David Dunner, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, has been appointed editor of the Psychiatrists in Practice Examination. (Full Story)