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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



ADAI Launches Online CME course on Medicinal Cannabis

ADAI just launched a new online CME course for healthcare providers on medicinal cannabis for treating chronic pain.

The online course “Medicinal Cannabis and Chronic Pain” was developed with a grant to ADAI Research Scientist Dr. Beatriz Carlini from the Washington Office of the Attorney General to offer non-judgmental, science-based information to healthcare providers […]

WaNPRC’s Dr. Nichole Klatt among Winners of 2015 Avant-Garde Award

Nichole Klatt, Ph.D., core investigator with the Washington National Primate Research Center (WaNPRC), awarded $2.5 million to research the impact of cannabis on inflammation and viral persistence in treated HIV/SIV.

Klatt is one of five awardees of the Avant-Garde Award for HIV/AIDS Research from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, part of the National […]

WaNPRC Study Examines Safety of Pediatric Vaccines, Such as MMR

A study recently completed at the Washington National Primate Research Center (WaNPRC) has found no neurodevelopmental or behavioral deficits in vaccinated non-human primates

Critical study of MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccine shows no harm to neurodevelopment, cognition or behavior in vaccinated non-human primate infants. This was a five-year case-control study by researchers at […]

<p>2014-2015 Magnuson Scholar Recognition Event</p>

Photo Credit: Pat McGiffert

Back row left to right: Christine Khosropour, Dr. David Anderson, Dr. Bruce Ransom, Juanita Garrison, Gretchen Bakamis, Bill Bakamis, Leslie Garrison Front row left to right: Weichao Yuwen, Worakanya Buranaphatthana, Patrick Sanger, Ryan Sequin, Ciwang Teyra

The 2014-2015 Magnuson Scholars, members of Senator Warren G. Magnuson’s family, former congressional staff […]

HSA Distinguished Staff Award Nominees

Congratulations to Clifford Astley, Research Consultant, Washington National Primate Research Center and Charles Easterberg, Public Health Advisor, Environmental Health and Safety for being nominated for the University of Washington Distinguished Staff Award.

The Distinguished Staff Award honors University of Washington staff members who exhibit excellence and innovation in their work.

Distinguished Staff Awards […]

2015 Health Sciences Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute

Thank you to everyone who came to the 2015 Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute. This is an annual event, held to celebrate the life & legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. held in the Magnuson Health Sciences Center Lobby. We look forward to seeing you at next year’s event.

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2014-2015 Magnuson Scholar Updates

Worakanya Buranaphatthana School of Dentistry

I am honored to have been awarded the Warren G. Magnuson Scholarship for the 2014-2015 academic year at University of Washington. Thank you for your generosity in providing this scholarship.

I am a third year PhD student in Oral Biology working with Dr. Cecilia Giachelli, Professor and Acting Chair of […]

Hall Health Center Executive Director Announcement

January 12, 2015

Dear UW colleagues,

After a nationwide search involving an extremely qualified group of candidates, I am pleased to announce that Dr. Mark Jenkins will be the new Executive Director of Hall Health Center at the University of Washington, effective early March 2015.

Dr. Jenkins earned his B.A. in Biochemistry at Rice University […]

Brown Bag Training Sessions Hosted by HSA

HSA Organizational Development Specialist Teresa Strathy will be leading monthly brown bag training sessions throughout the year. These sessions are open to all employees of the 9 Health Sciences Administration Units. All of the training sessions will be 12:00pm-1:30pm in Health Sciences Building Room T-269, attendees are welcome to bring their lunches with them.

Training […]

2015-2016 Magnuson Scholar Program Requirements

Each of the six University of Washington Health Sciences Schools is invited to nominate a student for selection as a Magnuson Scholar for the 2015-2016 academic year. The final review of the Magnuson Scholar candidates will be made by Health Sciences Administration based upon the Schools’ nominees meeting eligibility and selection criteria. The Institute’s […]