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August 4, 2017

Active Learning Classroom Open House on 8/8 & 9/19

You are invited to join Health Sciences Academic Services & Facilities (HSAS&F) at one of their upcoming open house sessions to learn more about the new Active Learning Classroom in South Campus Center. This space will be available for reservations starting in Autumn 2017. Course coordinators can submit a form here to request usage for…


July 13, 2017

Magnuson Scholar Research – Benefits of Active Pregnancy

Sylvia Badon, the 2016-2017 School of Public Health Magnuson Scholar, recently was the lead author of a study published online June 22 in the American Journal of Epidemiology. The study looked at the lifestyle behaviors of 3,005 pregnant women in Washington state and found that pregnant women who maintain total healthy lifestyles – they eat…


May 1, 2017

School of Nursing Event: Diversity & Inclusion Presentation

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION: LEADING STRATEGIC TRANSFORMATION OF 21ST CENTURY NURSING A presentation by Dr. Mary Lou de Leon Siantz Wednesday, May 24, 2017 12:30 to 1:20 p.m. Health Sciences Building, Turner Auditorium, D-209 Dr. de Leon Siantz is a visiting professor of diversity, equity and inclusion at the UW School of Nursing. She is a professor…


April 3, 2017

2017-2018 Magnuson Scholars Announced

On behalf of the University of Washington six Health Sciences Schools and the Magnuson Scholar Program, I am pleased to announce the 2017 – 2018 Magnuson Scholars. Each scholar was nominated by their respective Health Sciences School on the basis of outstanding academic performance and potential contributions to research in the health sciences. We appreciate…


March 1, 2017

2017 Magnuson Scholar Lunch

Photo Credit: Gavin Sisk Group Photo Back row left to right: Bill Bakamis, Gretchen Bakamis, Leslie Garrison, Juanita Garrison, Bruce Ransom Front row left to right: Laura Saganic, Jonika Hash, Danae Dotolo, Devender Dhanda, Sylvia Badon, Shatha Bamashmous Thank you to our 2016-2017 Magnuson Scholars and Senator Warren G. Magnuson’s family and former staff members…


January 5, 2017

Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute Event

2016 Distinguished Award Recipient Vivian O. Lee Join us for the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute hosted by UW Health Sciences and UW Medical Center. We will celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. King and honor UW staff, faculty, and students for outstanding community service. When: Thursday, January 12, 2017 11:30 a.m. Where:…


January 4, 2017

2016-2017 Magnuson Scholar Updates

2016-2017 Magnuson Scholars: Shatha Bamashmous School of Dentistry Laura Saganic School of Medicine Jonika Hash School of Nursing Devender Dhanda School of Pharmacy Sylvia Badon School of Public Health Danae Dotolo School of Social Work Scholar Updates Shatha Bamashmous School of Dentistry I am sincerely honored to have been selected as recipient of 2016-17 University…


November 23, 2016

Research Scientist at the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, awarded the state’s Public Health Leadership Award

Caleb Banta-Green’s extensive work in drug abuse epidemiology and prevention of opioid overdose has awarded him the state’s Public Health Leadership Award. Presented to him by John Weismen, the Washington Secretary of Health on October 7th, acknowledging him as “a leader who turns data into action,” “collaborates and builds bridges,” and “understands equity and health…


October 28, 2016

Tuberculosis on Campus: What you need to know

Background information Recently, UW and Public Health – Seattle & King County (PHSKC) were notified that a person at the University of Washington’s Seattle campus was diagnosed with active tuberculosis (TB). This person is hospitalized and receiving treatment. Public Health is working with UW to determine who may have been exposed, notify anyone affected, test…


September 16, 2016

UWMC Legionella Pneumonia Update

Health Sciences Specific Updates: Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) has received data from Seattle Public Utility and Campus Engineering that demonstrates that chlorine levels are being provided to the University at levels that meet drinking water standards. EH&S is in the process of confirming Campus Engineering that there is no connection between the Cascade Tower…



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