The researchers already have a half dozen studies lined up to address critical questions related to the impact of COVID‑19 on the health of mothers, babies and families.
When the American Diabetes Association had to quickly pull together a panel of experts to study the impact COVID-19 has on people living with diabetes, they called on WSU’s Joshua Neumiller, who has dedicated his professional life to researching diabetes.
The move will encourage greater educational partnership between WSU nursing students and osteopathic medical students from the Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences.
The Association of International and Intercultural Students of Health Sciences started by pairing up international students with American students to learn the bus system and find grocery stores and other services.
Researchers at both institutions will focus their efforts on identifying relationships between the gut microbiome and circadian rhythm, the body’s built-in mechanism for keeping us in sync with the cycle of night and day.
Several faculty members had the idea for the telephone outreach as it became clear students wouldn’t be able to return to their clinical sites after spring break.
A WSU College of Nursing refresher course for nurses who have let their licenses lapse is seeing a surge of applications and interest in recent weeks.
The Empire Health Foundation is supporting WSU Health Sciences in its ongoing efforts to increase the number of Natives in health education and health care practice.
WSU research shows premature mortality—death occurring before the age of 65—is three to eight times more likely among non‑whites from low‑income neighborhoods compared to more‑affluent whites in Washington.
College of Medicine scientists have been venturing beyond the lab to become entrepreneurs for their ideas, partnering with private enterprise to generate new products and companies that solve some of health care’s most challenging issues.
The funding will be used in part to help increase the number of women who receive prenatal care during early pregnancy and the number of children who attend preschool in the Micronesian Islander community of Oregon.
Three Northwest universities and a regional health board are collectively working to increase the number of Native Americans practicing health care to decrease health disparities and improve public health.
A new study by WSU scientists shows individuals with chronic sleep‑onset insomnia, who pulled an all‑nighter, performed up to twice as bad on a reaction time task as healthy normal sleepers.
WSU Healthcare professionals tell us some of the gifts they’ve given that can help encourage exercise, sleep, relaxation or self‑care.
From the first class of 37 students, the program has produced over 10,000 graduates with more than 80% staying in Washington after graduation.
The NIH grant totaling $1.9 million supports research led by Jason Gerstner at the WSU Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine into how genes influence our need to sleep.
Wrinkles on the skin of a microscopic worm might provide the key to a longer, healthier life for humans.