Meet the Woman who discovered HIV – Nobel Laureate Françoise Barré-Sinoussi

A winner of the Nobel Prize in Medicine will be coming to Seattle! The defeatHIV Community Advisory Board invites the UW community to share an evening with Dr. Francoise Barre-Sinoussi, the woman whose discovery of the HIV virus earned her a 2008 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. The event will be held on Wednesday, August 27 from 7:00-8:30 pm at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Pelton Auditorium. The event is open to the public, and admission and parking are FREE. Don’t miss this opportunity to ask Dr. Barre-Sinoussi about her Nobel Prize-winning research! For further information, email info@defeatHIV.org or call 206-667-5810!”

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Undergraduate Job Opportunity

Seeking undergraduate with medicine-related career goals for a chart review project regarding a physical activity intervention for youth with prolonged concussive symptoms. Must have significant science and research interests, be very detail-oriented and committed to working on this project 10 hours per week. Possible authorship opportunities for engaged and hard-working candidate. Please contact me via email and attach a CV and cover letter: Sara Chrisman, MD, MPH sdow@uw.edu ………………………………………….. Sara P.D. Chrisman, MD, MPH (formerly Dow) Acting Assistant Professor Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine Department of Adolescent Medicine Seattle Children’s Hospital Seattle, WA sdow@uw.edu sara.chrisman@seattlechildrens.org c. 206.484.2133 ………………………………………….. *******************************************************************

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Peer Health Education Program in Health & Wellness is Hiring!

The Peer Health Education Program (PHE) in Health & Wellness is hiring four student positions for the next academic year. We are hiring a PHE Director, PHE Coordinator for Alcohol and Other Drugs, PHE Coordinator for Mental Health and PHE Coordinator for Sexual Assault & Relationship Violence education. Please send your resume and cover letter (clearly identifying the position(s) you are applying for) to Melissa Tumas (tumasm@uw.edutumasm@uw.edu>) by Friday August 8th. We will hold interviews the week of August 11th and 18th. If you are not in the Seattle area during this time, we will interview you by Skype. The position descriptions are attached and let me know if you have any questions. Thanks and good luck! Melissa and H&W staff Melissa Tumas, MPH Sexual Assault & Relationship Violence Specialist SARIS | Health & Wellness 109 Elm Hall | Box 355600 206.685.4357 livewell.uw.edu [cid:image001.gif@01CC2C38.D395C3A0]

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Weekly Physician Assistant Virtual Chat Info Sessions

The August physician assistant virtual chat session schedule is complete. Please join us for our weekly chat sessions. Every Monday from 5:30-8pm ET Every Wednesday from 10am-12pm ET and 5-7pm ET Every Thursday from 9-10am ET, 1-2pm ET, and 6-7pm ET You can get your questions answered about the profession, PA programs, admissions, applying, CASPA, and more! Read more here, get registered, and join us every week! http://pafocus.org/2014/07/august-physician-assistant-virtual-chat-sessions/

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Undergraduate Research Funding Opportunity (Due August 18)

ANNOUNCEMENT: Deadline Extended to August 18 for Levinson Emerging Scholar & Washington Research Foundation Fellowships Announcing two research funding opportunities. These two opportunities share a common application with a deadline of August 18 with funding starting next academic year. Please share widely. Washington Research Foundation Fellowships Washington Research Foundation Fellowships (WRFF) for advanced undergraduates support promising students who work on creative and sophisticated science and engineering research projects under the guidance of UW faculty. WRFFs target undergraduates who have already participated in undergraduate research for at least three quarters and who are working beyond an introductory level in a project that requires creativity and advanced knowledge. Undergraduates who are interested in devoting a significant portion of time to research, which both complements their coursework and furthers their professional goals, are especially encouraged to apply. View more information here: http://exp.washington.edu/urp/wrff/ Deadline: August 18 Levinson Emerging Scholars Program The Levinson Emerging Scholars Program supports talented and highly motivated UW juniors and seniors who want to pursue creative and advanced research in biology, biochemistry, bioengineering, bioinformatics, chemistry, genetics, neuroscience, and related fields. As Levinson Emerging Scholars, selected outstanding UW undergraduates will receive funding to support their research in these disciplines, including funding to present their findings at a professional conference. By funding ten scholars each year, the Levinson Emerging Scholars Program nurtures a growing cadre of high caliber academic researchers who, in turn, will further innovation in biotechnology-related fields and enrich the future of academe. View more information here: http://exp.washington.edu/urp/levinson/ Deadline: August 18 Questions? Contact URP Staff at urp@uw.eduurp@uw.edu>.

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Undergraduate Job Opportunity

Seeking undergraduate with medicine-related career goals for a chart review project regarding a physical activity intervention for youth with prolonged concussive symptoms. Must have significant science and research interests, be very detail-oriented and committed to working on this project 10 hours per week. Possible authorship opportunities for engaged and hard-working candidate. Please contact me via email and attach a CV and cover letter: Sara Chrisman, MD, MPH sdow@uw.edu ………………………………………….. Sara P.D. Chrisman, MD, MPH (formerly Dow) Acting Assistant Professor Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine Department of Adolescent Medicine Seattle Children’s Hospital Seattle, WA sdow@uw.edu sara.chrisman@seattlechildrens.org c. 206.484.2133 ………………………………………….. *******************************************************************

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AMCAS Twitter Chat – Letters of Evaluation

Please encourage your students who are applying to medical school to join us for an #askAMCAS Twitter chat on Tuesday, July 29, from 3:00 – 4:00 pm ET. We’ll be tweeting from @amcasinfo, answering any and all questions about Letters of Evaluation. Join the conversation by searching #askAMCAS and adding that hashtag to your tweets. You can still follow the discussion even if you do not have a Twitter account by visiting the AMCAS Twitter page at https://twitter.com/amcasinfo. We hope to talk to you and your advisees on July 29! Warm Regards, Katie Post Communications & Program Support Specialist, AMCAS Association of American Medical Colleges 655 K Street, N.W., Suite 100, Washington, D.C. 20001 T (202) 828-0458 E kpost@aamc.orgkpost@aamc.org> Tomorrow’s Doctors, Tomorrow’s Cures(r)

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Physical Therapy Virtual Fair: Sept 16-17

[cid:image002.jpg@01CFA297.0AB6FE80] Advisors and students are invited to register for a free Physical Therapy Virtual Fair, sponsored by the American Physical Therapy Association, scheduled on September 16 and 17! The fair will give individuals interested in physical therapist careers the opportunity to chat with DPT programs from across the country, ask questions from the comfort of their own computer, and get tips on how to best prepare for the DPT admissions process. We invite you to register in advance for this free event at http://www.careereco.com/Events/APTA/ Learn more about the fair at www.apta.org/PhysicalTherapyEducationVirtualFair/ We hope you and your students will participate! ——————————————– Libby J. Ross, MA Director, Academic Services American Physical Therapy Association 1111 N. Fairfax Street Alexandria, VA 22314 703/706-3326 or 800/999-2782, ext. 3326 libbyross@apta.org

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Master in Occupational Therapy program info session

The UW’s Master of Occupational Therapy program will be having an “Information Session for Applicants”. The date is August 12th 2-4 pm in our classroom CC902 which is in health sciences. During the first hour our Division Head will give an overview of the program and the Fieldwork Coordinator will discuss what fieldwork is. I will take the second hour to answer questions specific to the application process. Thank you, Mary Garcia Counseling Services Coordinator UW Rehabilitation Medicine Maryg7@uw.eduMaryg7@uw.edu> 206-598-5764 doc icon 2014-Information-Session.docx

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Nutritional Sciences AUT 2014: Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security (NUTR 490)

The Nutritional Sciences undergraduate seminar (NUTR 490) has space available for AUT 2014. The theme for autumn is Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security. For students pursuing the minor in Nutritional Sciences, this 1-credit course is required and is now offered both AUT and WIN quarters to help students meet that requirement. The seminar is also open to all UW faculty, staff, and students, so if there’s a topic you’re interested in, we hope you’ll join us! [cid:image001.png@01CF9F7E.F888E310] Thanks, Kristin ———————————- Kristin Elko, MEd Undergraduate Student Services Coordinator, Nutritional Sciences Program University of Washington School of Public Health Box 353410; 305 Raitt Hall, Seattle, WA 98195-3410 Voice: 206-221-8526 | Fax: 206-685-1696 ugnutr@uw.eduugnutr@uw.edu> | Web: http://depts.washington.edu/nutr/

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Internship Opportunities at HEYO/Lifelong AIDS Alliance

Internship Opportunities at HEYO/Lifelong AIDS Alliance PEER ADVOCATE INTERN (2x): The Peer Advocate Internship is designed for a LGBTQ or Allied young adult who has experience working young gay/bi/trans* men, or young Men who have Sex with Men (MSM), regardless of sexual identity. Under close supervision and support the Peer Advocate Intern conducts outreach to young MSM in order to collect survey responses for a formative assessment project. The purpose of this assessment is to evaluate current knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and behaviors of young MSM in Seattle/King County in order to inform future programming and HIV/STI prevention efforts for at-risk populations. Outreach to the target population occurs in-person, at venues and events primarily frequented by young MSM, and online. The Peer Advocate Intern benefits from the position by developing and learning marketable skills for future employment. The Peer Advocate Intern works with and reports directly to Lifelong’s Assistant Prevention Education Manager. This position is a part-time, temporary, non-union position that does not extend beyond a total of 250 hours. The compensation is $12/hour. For more information or to apply, email Michael Barnes at michaelb@llaa.orgmichaelb@llaa.org> or call 206-957-1665

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Article About Washington Medical Residents

Click the link below for a story in the Tri-City Herald about family medicine and internal medicine residents in Kennewick, WA. Two of them are newly-minted doctors from the Pacific Northwestern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, which is a very popular program for UW graduates. http://www.tri-cityherald.com/2014/07/05/3051877/trios-healths-first-medical-residents.html?sp=/99/900/901/

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SOPHAS Virtual Fair- Featuring Public Health Schools & Programs

ASPPH is hosting a FREE Virtual Fair for prospective students of Public Health, including those interested in dual degrees on July 9 and 10! This is an unique opportunity for your students to meet Admission Representatives from more than 35 of the nation’s leading CEPH-accredited Public Health Schools & Programs of public health. Registered Schools/Programs Listed Here: http://sophas.careereco.net/virtual-fair/chat-with-organizations/ Attend the fair online from anywhere! Register Here: http://sophas.careereco.net/students-alumni/virtual-fair-registration/

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WSU/PNWU Doctor of Pharmacy Program Open House

All students are welcome to attend the Open House on the Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences campus to celebrate the new partnership between WSU and PNWU, which will offer a Doctor of Pharmacy Degree on the PNWU campus. July 22nd , 3:30-5:30 pm, at PNWU in Yakima, WA. Please note that the Open House is for the Doctor of Pharmacy Program only. You will not be able to tour or visit other programs. For more information, please call 509-368-6675 or visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/225954920948125/?ref=22

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PhysAssist Scribes Inc.

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