The WSU College of Medicine is the first medical school in the nation to adopt the innovative program that verifies CPR competence and improves performance and delivery.
Darrell Jackson wants to train a new generation of healthcare practitioners in the Inland Northwest to help people with ALS and other neurodegenerative diseases live longer, healthier and happier lives.
Faculty, staff and students at WSU Health Sciences Spokane are invited to join President Kirk Schulz and new Provost and Executive Vice President Mitzi Montoya on Sept. 12 and 13.
The conference, held in North America for just the second time in 50 years, includes a strong presence from the WSU Sleep and Performance Research Center, as well as scientists worldwide.
A $2.8 million grant will provide financial support for up to 40 full‑time nurse practitioner students who are interested in working in rural areas or with underserved populations.
The high-tech simulators, which can breathe, sweat, bleed, display neurological symptoms, and voice pain, provide an essential link between classroom and clinical training.
Institute interim director Marcos Frank also announced three inaugural fellows who will play a pivotal role in researching new treatments for ALS and other neurodegenerative diseases.
Pantig said she’ll use her position to advocate for all WSU students, including those attending online through the Global Campus.
As the new academic year begins throughout the WSU system, the medical school’s growth underscores the University’s commitment to serving the state’s needs.
Abel Saba worked with a team of volunteers and a local physician in Burkina Faso to treat 2,000 people in a week.