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Reducing opioid use via online pain management focus of $2.5M study
September 7, 2017

 By Addy Hatch, WSU Spokane

SPOKANE, Wash. – Marian Wilson, an assistant professor at the WSU College of Nursing, is joining a team of scientists who’ll lead a federally funded, $2.5 million study investigating whether an online pain management program can help patients with chronic pain reduce or eliminate the amount of prescription opioids they take.

Economist wins fellowship to improve community health
February 7, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – Coordinating patient care among providers to improve health and lower costs is the focus of a proposal by a Washington State University professor who recently was awarded a $5,000 one-year community health fellowship.

March 22: WSU Spokane hosts teen students for health week
March 17, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – More than 60 area high school students will visit anatomy, pharmacy and nursing simulation labs and learn about health sciences careers 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, at Washington State University’s health sciences campus in Spokane.

April 16: Dance-A-Thon raises money for health care
February 29, 2016

Dance-a-thonPULLMAN, Wash. – About 600 students are anticipated to participate in the third annual WSU Dance-A-Thon benefit noon-midnight Saturday, April 16, at Ensminger Pavilion and adjoining Grimes Playfield at Washington State University.

Study to examine Affordable Care Act, those with disabilities
November 3, 2015

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer

Jae-Kennedy-80SPOKANE, Wash. – A Washington State University researcher will lead a $2.5 million examination of the federal Affordable Care Act’s impact on what may be the largest group in need of its services: people with disabilities.

Oct. 23: Workshops prepare students for health care careers
October 12, 2015

diversity-in-medicinePULLMAN, Wash. – Interactive workshops, networking and application help for students – particularly students of color – interested in health care careers will be offered when the nationwide Tour4Diversity in Medicine visits Washington State University on Friday, Oct. 23.