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.
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.
The College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences held a talk on common questions about vaccines, this year’s flu season and the eventual distribution of a COVID‑19 vaccine.
Students from multiple WSU health sciences programs will be able to complete clinical rotations in six outlying Indian Health Service areas across the Pacific Northwest.
His work improving the health and well-being of indigenous peoples has earned him grant funding, awards and citations as an academic researcher at WSU Health Sciences.
New WSU research shows only 3.9% of rural ZIP Codes in the United States have a mental health facility that serves young people, compared with 12.1% of urban and 15% of small-town ZIP codes.
A new study by Washington State University researchers helps build a case for the use of sleep therapeutics following trauma exposure.
The nearly $11 million grant will allow WSU scientists to continue their work studying natural products and their interactions with drugs.
Students are testing guest farmworkers as well as working at a drive‑through test site in an area that was a COVID‑19 hotspot this summer.
A project, led by Dr. Dedra Buchwald of the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, received a $4.4 million NIH grant to help address the COVID‑19 crisis in American Indian and Native Alaskan populations.
WSU’s degree-completion program for working nurses – the RN-BSN – has helped more than 1,700 registered nurses earn a bachelor’s degree.
The WSU discovery may also set the stage for future treatment strategies for sleep disorders, neurological diseases and other conditions associated with troubled sleep.
The Department of Veterans Affairs will establish occupancy in the Spokane Teaching Health Center in Fall 2020 with an outpatient primary clinic and two patient aligned care teams.
Koithan, who joined the College of Nursing on July 1, said she was drawn to WSU by its land‑grant mission and long history of working with underserved and rural populations.
A total of 326 first‑year students in WSU’s colleges of Medicine, Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences are already adapting to the changes of a new school year under the shadow of COVID‑19.
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.