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WSU Spokane professors create winery, escape
March 19, 2018

By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington Small Business Development Center

phillip and patricia butterfieldSPOKANE, Wash. – Patricia and Phillip Butterfield, both professors in the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine at Washington State University in Spokane, have spent their careers focused on public health and the environment.

Betty M. Anderson
January 29, 2018

SPOKANE, Wash. – Betty M. Anderson, one of the founders of the Washington State University College of Nursing and one of the first inductees into the Washington State Nurses Hall of Fame, died Aug. 13, 2017, at the age of 99.

Hoeksel named fellow in Nat’l League for Nursing
June 1, 2017

By Addy Hatch, WSU College of Nursing

Renee Hoeksel, executive associate dean and professor at the Washington State University College of Nursing, has been named a fellow of the National League for Nursing’s Academy of Nursing Education and will be inducted into the academy in September.

Joseph Coyne receives AUPHA distinguished service award
April 14, 2017

Joseph Coyne, WSU Health Policy and Administration

Professor Emeritus Joseph Coyne, with the Department of Health Policy and Administration, WSU College of Nursing, has received the 2016 Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) Distinguished Service Award for his leadership as chair of the Global Faculty Forum during 2014-2016.

Phyllis Eide receives WSU award as graduate mentor
March 29, 2017

By Cheryl Reed, Graduate School

SPOKANE, Wash. – Phyllis Eide, associate professor of nursing at Washington State University Spokane, is recipient of the WSU Graduate School Mentor Academy Award for Excellence. She has been a faculty member in the College of Nursing since 2002 and a member of the academy since 2009.

Washington a model for suicide prevention training
March 23, 2017

By Addy Hatch, College of Nursing

SPOKANE, Wash. – More than half the states mandate suicide-prevention training for public school teachers, but only seven states have policies requiring healthcare professionals to get similar training. That’s one of the findings of a research study conducted by Washington State University College of Nursing student Sara Van Natta.