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Volume 9, Number 1Space holderJanuary 7, 2005

Mark Oberle helps victims during Asia tsunami disaster

UW public health Professor Mark Oberle had planned on spending part of his Christmas holiday snorkeling with his family in Thailand. Instead, he assisted in the rescue and treatment of victims of a tsunami that struck the region on Dec. 26. (Full Story)

Photos courtesy of Mark Oberle

Airborne birth attended by Alaska rural physicians

Floatplanes are a common means of transportation in Alaska, but rarely double as delivery rooms. On Dec. 26, however, family physicians Eugene Hildebrand and Joseph Dente, Jr., found their newest patient couldn't wait to arrive at the hospital. (Full Story)

Neuroscience for Kids wins Science and Technology Web Award

Neuroscience for Kids, a Web site established and maintained by Eric Chudler of the Department of Anesthesiology, is one of the 50 sites selected for Scientific American magazine's Science and Technology Web Awards 2004. (Full Story)

UW Health Sciences Building hosts tribute to King

The UW Health Sciences Center will present its annual tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., at noon, Thursday, Jan. 13, in the lobby of the Warren G. Magnuson Health Sciences Center in Seattle. (Full Story)