A new commentary by WSU nursing professors proposes that a pulse oximeter be used instead of a temperature check as an indicator of COVID‑19 infection in older adults.
The proposal was chosen for its unique framework to create a flexible infrastructure for resilient entrepreneurship, which consists of support programs that spur regional economic development.
Student and faculty researchers from WSU, EWU and the surrounding community will virtually present their work at WSU Health Sciences’ Inland Northwest Research Symposium on April 1.
Dr. Jim O’Connell, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program president and Harvard Medical School assistant professor, will give two virtual presentations March 31 as part of the Robert F. E. Stier Lecture in Medicine.
The WSU Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine is hosting its first Match Day ceremony March 19 for the inaugural class of medical students that will graduate this spring.
The WSU College of Nursing ranked No. 19 among nursing colleges in the United States last year for funding from the National Institutes of Health, the largest public funder of biomedical research in the world.
Pharmacy’s John Clarke received a $2.1 million grant to study how the most common and potent toxin produced by freshwater blue-green algae may contribute to the progression of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
Findings from the study suggest that night shifts disrupt natural 24‑hour rhythms in the activity of certain cancer-related genes, making night shift workers more vulnerable to damage to their DNA.
The researchers’ findings showed that participants who were given incentives to reward alcohol abstinence were 70% more likely to test negative for alcohol use than control participants.
Roll, professor and vice dean for research for the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, is one of eight individuals from across the country to be elected to Fellow status this year.