McKeirnan has made extraordinary contributions toward improving vaccination rates in communities — an issue very current in Washington state news.
Stabbed five times and bleeding profusely, a man on the street in Spokane cried for help. WSU medical student Nina Thach and her boyfriend, a Tacoma firefighter, stopped their car and came to his aid.
Nearly 800 children and adults in Spokane County are protected against flu, chickenpox, measles, shingles and other illnesses thanks to students and faculty at WSU Health Sciences.
Heart failure is a major concern with radiation treatment that targets the chest region in breast cancer patients.
Deans of the colleges of medicine, nursing, and pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences will report to Spokane Chancellor Daryll DeWald, who also will serve as WSU’s vice president for health sciences.
Rita Catching, a WSU alumni and former nurse, had to retire to have enough time to write her first novel — recognized by the prestigious Crime Writers’ Association.
The center, supported by a five‑year, $7.1 million NIH grant, will identify and promote treatments to reduce alcohol abuse among Native people.
WSU Spokane graduate student Ana Vergara elected to the national board of directors for the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science.
Janessa M. Graves, assistant professor of nursing at WSU Spokane, analyzed data on more than 380,000 children with mild traumatic brain injuries.
The solution to insomnia may be easier and safer than sleep medications, which can have serious side effects including addiction, daytime sleepiness, depression, memory loss.
The new WSU fellows are among 416 members awarded for scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.
Two WSU faculty members and a student from WSU Spokane have received Awards of Distinction from the Washington State Pharmacy Association for their impact to health care in the state.
The College of Nursing at WSU Spokane is developing a tool to measure cultural competency among health care providers from the patient’s perspective.
Free vaccinations, screenings and simple treatments were provided through nursing and veterinary medicine students at WSU’s Healthy People + Healthy Pets clinic.
Tech. Sgt. Angela Brown, Washington Air National Guard 141st Medical Group, is on track to get her nursing degree from WSU in December.
Undeberg works with the WSU Department of Pharmacotherapy and at the Sacred Heart Medical Center and Children’s Hospital in Spokane.
A new study by WSU researchers suggests that a protein called CDK2 plays a critical role in heart damage caused by doxorubicin, a commonly used chemotherapy drug.