Health Sciences Administration


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…

April 4, 2016

Quarterly Supervisor Training

Thank you to everyone who joined us for this Quarterly Supervisor Training. Teresa Strathy presented information on how to build a strong leadership toolkit, which entailed an excercise on active listening and difficult conversations. March Training Powerpoint

Brown Bag Training: NASA Presentation

Our Brown Bag Trainings are ever-evolving into more exciting events! We find creative ways to deliver a message about making a unified workplace. This month we were joined by NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Solar System Ambassador, Ward Yohe who gave a fascinating presentation on the wonders of our solar system. Ward emphasizes the worldwide teamwork…

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