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Volume 8, Number 39Space holderOctober 1, 2004

Students welcomed to UW at Dawg Daze celebration

Photo of students at dawg daze

Students visit one of the 25 exhibits at the Dawg Daze celebration Tuesday. The theme of the event was "Mapping Your Future: What Direction are Your Genes Taking?" This event was held for new students to become acquainted with what UW Health Sciences has to offer.

Photo by Ryan Lyse

Richards to run special commitment center

Henry Richards, assistant research professor of psychiatry, has been chosen to run Washington state's Special Commitment Center and its programs for convicted sex offenders. (Full Story)

Place treats war casualties at Landstuhl

Ronald Place, a general surgeon who did his residency training at Madigan Army Hospital from 1990 to 1995, with rotations at Harborview's Trauma Center, has been treating war casualties as chief of surgery at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany. (Full Story)

WIN the Rockies encourages healthy living in rural towns

WIN the Rockies is nearing completion of its four-year effort to help rural communities support local people in being more active, eating well, and respecting diverse body sizes. (Full Story)

In New England Journal of Medicine, Rosenblatt gives perspectives on rural health

In a New England Journal of Medicine Sept. 9 commentary, Roger Rosenblatt, vice chair and professor of family medicine, wrote on "A View from the Periphery: Health Care in Rural America." The item looks at the forces working for and against future improvements. (Full Story)