The study is recruiting participants ages 18-26 in the Pacific Northwest, and is based on a phone app developed by the EPA that tracks air quality, active fires and direction of smoke plumes.
The COVID Urban Rural Explorer is one of the first tools that enables users to identify rural counties across the country with both limited hospital capacity and where COVID‑19 cases are rapidly growing.
Esteban Herevia, an inclusion coordinator for the WSU College of Medicine, uses pride and faith to help communities, families and individuals recognize their power to create a culture of justice and diversity.
The WSU team’s findings suggest that Washingtonians who live in highly walkable, mixed‑age communities may be more likely to live to their 100th birthday.
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.
Sexual intimacy is an important quality-of-life issue for cancer patients, but it’s a difficult subject to talk about – even for nurses. Freyja Herzog, who just earned her bachelor’s degree from the WSU College of Nursing, wanted to do something about that.
Nursing graduate Jacqueline Flowers talks about creativity and flexibility in how WSU and health care professionals have reacted to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.