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

Presidential Search Open Forum

The board of Regents will be holding a special meeting on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at 4 p.m. in the HUB Lyceum. This is an Open Forum on the Presidential Search. Because a quorum of Regents may be present, this is has been announced as a special meeting. The purpose of the Special Meeting […]

5/19 ARCF Construction Update

Significant ARCF construction activities for this week and next include:

Excavation and hauling – there will be increased truck traffic on NE Boat St, NE Pacific St, 15th Ave NE Underpinning soldier piles, footing demolition and reroutes at the loading dock in preparation for demolition work Demolition and block wall infill onsite’

HSA Performance Development Plan 360 Feedback Survey Training Added on 5/28

Thanks to those of you who attended last week’s PDP 360 brown bag session and the Directors who discussed the new component this morning in our HSA Directors’ meeting. There is an additional opportunity for those who want to take advantage of in-person training.

Training Topic: HSA Performance Development Plan 360 Feedback Survey Date: […]

4/30/2015 ARCF Construction Update

Shoring work in the Foege loading dock is continuing this week. The dock will be unavailable for vehicle access during the hours of 3:00pm and 6:00am on weekdays through Friday, May 1st. Pedestrian egress from Foege through the dock during these hours will be available in cases of emergency only.

Daytime sidewalk closures […]

UW Autism Center Commemorates 15 Years of Service & Research


The University of Washington Autism Center is part of the Center on Human Development and Disabibility (CHDD). It is a nonprofit organization devoted to supporting individuals and families affected by autism spectrum disorders through clinical services, scientific research and high-quality training. The UW Autism Center incorporates faculty and staff from the UW School […]

4/15/2015 ARCF Construction Update

The new Animal Research and Care Facility (ARCF) has reached several milestones this week, including first wells drilled for water control and initial drilling for site stabilization structures.

We are continuing to expand the loading dock, placing the earth conveyor for the second phase of excavation, and modifying the Pacific street sidewalk to […]

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 […]