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WSU Spokane professors create winery, escape

By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington Small Business Development Center

phillip and patricia butterfieldSPOKANE, Wash. – Patricia and Phillip Butterfield, both professors in the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine at Washington State University in Spokane, have spent their careers focused on public health and the environment. » More …

Nursing to launch graduate certificate in public health

By Addy Hatch, College of Nursing


SPOKANE, Wash. – The Washington State University College of Nursing will introduce a Graduate Certificate in Public Health with enrollment to begin in the fall. » More …

Adults with disabilities benefitting from Affordable Care Act

By Addy Hatch, College of Nursing

Jae Kennedy

SPOKANE, Wash. – As politicians continue to wrangle over the future of the Affordable Care Act, newly published research shows the law has been clearly beneficial for at least one group of Americans – working-age adults with disabilities. » More …

Marijuana use may not aid patients in opioid addiction treatment

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SPOKANE, Wash. – Many patients who are being treated for opioid addiction in a medication-assisted treatment clinic use marijuana to help manage their pain and mood symptoms. » More …

Nov. 13: Mass-casualty simulation exercise held by WSU Spokane health science students

SPOKANE, Wash. – WSU Spokane health sciences students will take part in a simulation to treat victims of a mass shooting — part of their interprofessional education curriculum. » More …

Cleveland police launching anti-bias training developed by WSU

By Addy Hatch, WSU College of Nursing

Lois James

SPOKANE, Wash. – Two hundred patrol officers in the Cleveland police department will undergo training to recognize their subconscious biases using a simulator developed by an assistant professor in the WSU College of Nursing. » More …