Welcome to the web portal for Health Sciences Administration (HSA). We will continue to update the site with information on HSA units, services, initiatives and events.

David M. Anderson, DVM
Executive Director

Annual Asbestos Awareness Training Is No Longer Required for Most UW Employees


This is to inform you of a change in a training requirement for University of Washington (UW) employees. As UW buildings can have asbestos-containing materials, all UW employees have been required to complete asbestos awareness training, both at the beginning of their employment and annually thereafter. Recently, the Washington State Department of [...]

ARCF Open House 6/25

You are invited to an informal open house where we will be providing some general information regarding the upcoming construction of the new UW Animal Research and Care Facility (ARCF).

ADAI Director Appointed to IOM Committee to Evaluate VA Mental Health Services

Dr. Dennis Donovan, Director of the University of Washington Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute (ADAI), was appointed to and serves as one of 17 members of a National Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Medicine (IOM) Committee to Evaluate the Department of Veterans Affairs Mental Health Services. The committee will comprehensively assess the quality, capacity, [...]

HSA welcomes Teresa Strathy, Organizational Development Specialist

Teresa Strathy joined the HSA team in late April as the Organizational Development Specialist. Based in the HSA office, she will be working with all nine HSA units on training and strategic alignment in these three focus areas:

Performance Management Program Best Practices Hiring Supervisor Training

The Organizational Development Specialist search involved an extremely [...]

ARCF Scoping Notice Issued 4/24

Scoping Notice – Determination of Significance for the Seattle Campus Animal Research and Care Facility issued 4-24-14. Comments may be submitted until 5-14-2014 to Jan Arntz (please see document below for contact information).

“Your Inner Monkey” Airs on PBS, Filmed at WaNPRC & CHDD

Three-part series, “Your Inner Fish” traces more than 350 million years of human evolution to show how human bodies have taken shape. The show is based on a book by paleobiologist Neil Shubin, who also hosts the series.

Your Inner Fish is a scientific adventure that takes viewers from Ethiopia to the Arctic [...]

Update: Animal Research and Care Facility (ARCF) site testing continues

ARCF development continues with 5 days of drilling activity scheduled for soil testing designed to provide data and monitoring of the project site.

Duration of drilling activity:

Update: Monday, March 10 through Monday, March 17 7:30 am – 6:00 pm with drilling to occur primarily between 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

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Health Sciences/UW Medicine News Site Premieres

Introducing HSNewsBeat, a website spotlighting news from UW’s health sciences – Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Social Work – and from UW Medicine.

HSNewsBeat is aimed to raise awareness of UW’s substantive impact on health research, care and education. We explore topics in narratives, Q&A’s and multimedia. We’ve covered topics such [...]

South Campus Center Café Now Open

The team at UWMC Food and Nutrition is very excited to announce the opening of the new Café at the South Campus Center.

In addition to coffee drinks, lattes/cappuccinos, and popular grab and go food items there are some exciting new offerings. Our new students and other customers can look forward to fresh baked [...]

Call for Magnuson Scholar Nominations

January 10, 2014

Dear Health Sciences Deans,

I am pleased to announce the 2014-2015 Magnuson Scholars Program for eligible graduate students enrolled in the six University of Washington Health Sciences Schools. As you may know, the program is funded from a $2 million endowment from the Warren G. Magnuson Institute for Biomedical Research and Health [...]