WSU Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine has received full accreditation, the final milestone in a journey that has spanned nearly six years.
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.
In the Spokane region alone, WSU nursing students and faculty, working with the Spokane Regional Health District, had administered more than 15,000 COVID‑19 vaccine doses as of late March.
New research by a team of WSU scientists could someday lead to treatments to slow or halt the progress of rheumatoid arthritis, a disease which affects an estimated 1.5 million Americans.
The residents were selected from more than 1,900 applicants. Of the applications received, more than 200 individuals were interviewed for the 16 available positions.
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.
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.
Angie Stewart with WSU Health Sciences was selected as executive director for the Yakima Valley Interprofessional Practice and Education Collaborative.
Dr. Umair Shah met with WSU leaders, researchers and local health officials to discuss the importance of the University’s research, innovative partnerships, and commitment to underserved communities statewide.
The goal is not only to help students succeed in their college and career pathways but also to return and serve the economic, educational, and health needs of their communities.
Some students at WSU Health Sciences Spokane, the Carson College of Business and the College of Veterinary Medicine will begin the the Spring 2021 semester before the Jan. 19 start date.
Scientists used human white blood cell membranes to carry two drugs, an antibiotic and an anti-inflammatory, directly to infected lungs in mice.
The University system is now a tier one academic member of the institute. Membership offers the potential to strengthen regional economies and workforce development.
Nurses and other healthcare providers should talk to patients about their cannabis use the same way they talk about other habits like smoking and drinking: routinely and without judgment.