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WSU pharmacist to join national ADA committee
June 28, 2016

Neumiller-photo-by-Lori-Maricle-webSPOKANE, Wash. – Joshua Neumiller, pharmacotherapy associate professor at the Washington State University College of Pharmacy, recently was appointed to serve a two-year term on the American Diabetes Association’s Professional Practice Committee.

Obstetrics specialist joins WSU College of Pharmacy
August 6, 2015

By Lori Maricle, College of Pharmacy

Blum-webSPOKANE, Wash. – Obstetrics (OB) specialist and alumna Alyson Blum is a new clinical assistant professor for the doctor of pharmacy program at Washington State University Health Sciences Spokane.

WSU scientists turn white fat into obesity-fighting beige fat
June 18, 2015

By Rebecca Phillips, University Communications science writer

Min-Du-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University scientists have shown that berries, grapes and other fruits convert excess white fat into calorie-burning beige fat, providing new strategies for the prevention and treatment of obesity.

WSU’s grizzly bears lose weight on Thanksgiving?
November 24, 2014

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

Lynne-NelsonPULLMAN, Wash. – If you think Thanksgiving dinner can pack on the pounds, consider the grizzly bears at Washington State University that eat the equivalent of three such feasts daily during the weeks leading to hibernation. After nearly doubling their weight, they take a winter-long nap – only to wake up trim and perfectly healthy in early spring.

Rock Doc column: The start of a better trend for diabetes
October 28, 2014

By E. Kirsten Peters, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

peters-e-k-2010-80PULLMAN, Wash. – “Eat right and exercise.” It’s good advice. But millions of Americans struggle every day to live up to our hopes regarding diet and activity.

Diabetes prevention, screenings available statewide
October 20, 2014

NotMe-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University Extension will offer a diabetes prevention program at nine locations throughout the state. And it will team with the state healthcare authority to host three free diabetes screening events: Nov. 4 and 19 at WSU Pullman and Dec. 4 at WSU Vancouver.

Rock Doc: What antibiotics might be doing to us
July 15, 2014

By E. Kirsten Peters, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

peters-e-k-2010-80PULLMAN, Wash. – It’s astonishing to think about, but when my grandfather was born one in five children didn’t live to see their fifth birthday, in large part due to endemic and epidemic diseases. Today that’s all changed.

NSF awards support grad students in pharmacy research
May 1, 2014

By Lorraine Nelson, College of Pharmacy

NSF-pharmacy-studentsSPOKANE, Wash. – The National Science Foundation has awarded three years of research support to two doctoral students in the College of Pharmacy at the Washington State University health sciences campus in Spokane.

Rock Doc: Grizzly bear research might help human medicine
April 15, 2014

By E. Kirsten Peters, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

peters-e-k-2010-80PULLMAN, Wash. – I’ve gained 5 pounds since last summer. My body mass index is still fine, but I need to stop gaining to keep it that way.

Pharmacy professor recognized by state diabetes educators
April 1, 2014

campbell-80SPOKANE, Wash. – A semi-retired professor of pharmacy at Washington State University was presented the 2014 Distinguished Services Award from the Washington Association of Diabetes Educators at their annual meeting in Seattle on March 22.