Category Archives: Lectures/Panels

FW: Embodiment of Historical Trauma and Microagression Distress Among Two Spirit Populations – Karina Walters lecture 10/2 11:30-1

Embodiment of Historical Trauma and Microagression Distress Among Two Spirit Populations A lecture by Karina Walters October 2nd 11:30-1:00 Miller Hall 212 American Indian community discourse suggests that historical trauma as well as contemporary microaggression distress can potentially become embodied … Continue reading

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Speaking Opportunities on Health Issues

Greetings from WEGO Health! As part of our ongoing mission to empower Health Activists, patients, and caregivers, WEGO Health will be holding regular, paid focus groups centered around various health topics and the online community. These discussions will bring together … Continue reading

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Summer Institute Symposium: Reimagining Death and Life, Disease and Health, Friday, Aug. 23, 9-4:30 in Allen Auditorium

Join us for the Tenth Summer Institute in the Arts & Humanities Symposium entitled, “OUTBREAK! Reimagining Death and Life, Disease and Health” Summer Institute Symposium Friday, August 23rd 9am – 4:30pm Allen Library Auditorium The Summer Institute in the Arts … Continue reading

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Global Mental Health Discussion ft. Vikram Patel on 5/24

Please join us for “Current Challenges in Global Mental Health: An Interactive Discussion” featuring: Vikram Patel, MSc, MRCPsych, PhD, FMedSci London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Debra Kaysen, PhD University of Washington Jürgen Unützer, MD, MPH, MA University of … Continue reading

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CLUE Medical School Panel

CLUE and the TriBeta Biological Honors Society will be hosting a Medical School Panel on Monday, May 20th. The panel will be a wonderful opportunity to speak with medical students about the medical school application process. Panelists will include: Alex … Continue reading

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VMCAS Announces Webinar Series

I’m pleased to announce a new series of webinars being given throughout the summer: Applicants: “Talk to VMCAS” series developed to provide live application support for the applicants in the 2014 VMCAS cycle. (Three planned) Pre-Vet (Freshman/Sophomore): “Preparing to Apply … Continue reading

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MEDIC 5/13, Guest Speaker

Hello Everyone, On Monday, May 13th from 5:00 to 6:30, MEDIC will be holding its next meeting in Health Sciences T-wing room 359. This week, we will be joined by Evette Ludman, who is a psychologist and senior research associate … Continue reading

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Prehealth Fair May 15th!

Health Graduate School Fair When: May 15th, 2013 Where: Mary Gates Hall, Commons Time: 2-5pm Dress Code: Business Casual Have you been thinking about and looking into pursuing an advanced degree in medicine, dentistry, nursing, public health, rehabilitation medicine, or … Continue reading

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Spring Quarter Groups at Hall Health – Mindfulness for Anxiety; Mindfulness for Beginners; Procrastination/Perfectionism; DBT Skills; LGBTQ & Questioning;

Hall Health Mental Health Spring Quarter Groups 2013 1. Mindfulness for Anxiety Group: Mondays 4:30-6:00pm. Starting April 9, 2013. Eight weeks. Explore common signs of anxiety and learn how to approach the anxiety in your life and situations you tend … Continue reading

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[MAPSemail] Know Your Affordable Care Act (Tues. April 2nd)

Know Your Affordable Care Act A brown bag discussion with Sallie Sanford: April 2nd, 12:30 pm Health Sciences room T360 A “ObamaCare”–this term is thrown around a lot, but do you really know what the Affordable Care Act is? How … Continue reading

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glo: Social Exclusion and the GLBT Community in an African Context: talk by visiting professor form U of Namibia

The School of Social Work, Social Work Students Global Alliance, the Global Health Resource Center and UW I-TECH invite you to a talk by University of Namibia visiting Social Work Professor John D. Matthews: Social Exclusion and the GLBT Community … Continue reading

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glo: Regional Disparities and Social Determinants: 2/28/13 @ 5:30 – Legal and Policy Solutions to Improve WACh Health

Legal and Policy Solutions to Improve the Global Health of Women, Children, and Adolescents Topic: Regional Health Disparities and Social Determinants of Health Location: William H. Gates Hall | Room 133 Time: 5:30pm-6:30pm | Reception following ***This series is open … Continue reading

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Dr Sampson Davis (The Pact) interview

Here is a link to an interview on NPR with Dr. Sampson Davis, one of the original authors of The Pact. http://www.npr.org/2013/02/09/171479839/healing-brick-city-a-newark-doctor-returns-home Healing ‘Brick City': A Newark Doctor Returns Home Living and Dying in Brick City An E.R. Doctor Returns … Continue reading

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stu:Health Policy DEBATE this Wednesday

Hey folks, This Wednesday two of the Northwest’s most prolific physician-advocates will have it out on stage over how the American healthcare system should be structured. Dr. Hugh Foy, Harborview trauma surgeon, will represent Single Payer on behalf of Physicians … Continue reading

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glo: WGHA Discovery Series: Tues, Jan. 29, 4:30 p.m.

The Washington Global Health Alliance Discovery Series presents: “Global Health Through a Multi-Disciplinary Lens” Guy Palmer, DVM, PhD, Dr.med.vet Regents Professor of Pathology and Infectious Diseases The Jan and Jack Creighton Endowed Chair Director, Paul G. Allen School for Global … Continue reading

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