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Volume 9, Number 7Space holderFebruary 18, 2005
photo of a lab technician in the new South Lake Union building
A researcher in the new South Lake Union Building.

Students, Faculty Members Recognized at Research Forum

Seven UW students and two faculty members were recognized for outstanding research abstracts and presentations at the Western Student Medical Research Forum (WSMRF) and Resident's Forum in Carmel, Calif., Feb. 3-5. (Full Story)

Michael Painter Joins Staff at Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Michael Painter, a clinical instructor in family medicine, has joined the staff of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation as a senior program officer working primarily in the areas of health-care quality and health-care disparities. (Full Story)

American Heart Association Honors Richard Cummins

The American Heart Association (AHA) and the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) have named Dr. Richard O. Cummins, professor of medicine in the Division of Emergency Medicine, as one of their five 2005 Honorees for Emergency Cardiovascular Care at the 2005 International Conference on Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiac Care in Dallas. (Full Story)

Study Shows Innovative Way to Control STDs

A study led by Public Health - Seattle and King County illustrates an expedited care model that gives medications for partners to patients diagnosed with gonorrhea or chlamydial infection. (Full Story)

UW Holding Public Forums on Proposed Regional Biocontainment Laboratory

The UW is holding two public forums to discuss its application to the National Institutes of Health for a proposed Regional Biocontainment Laboratory. (Full Story)