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Summer research: Future doctor learns science education
August 6, 2015

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

Adriana-GuzmanRICHLAND, Wash. – Education is helping Adriana Guzman pursue her dream of becoming a doctor, so she chose a summer research project about educating the next generation of environmental scientists. The focus isn’t health science, but she still found common ground.

Tri-Cities nursing director named fellow of AANP
June 9, 2015

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

Debbie-Nogueras-webRICHLAND, Wash. – The new director of the Washington State University Tri-Cities College of Nursing was recently elected a fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) in recognition of her work in health care education and access.

Nez Perce student is WSU’s first national Udall award winner
April 2, 2015

By Beverly Makhani, Office of Undergraduate Education

Rachel-Ellenwood-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Sophomore and Nez Perce tribal member Rachel E. Ellenwood, 32, of Lapwai, Idaho, has won a nationally competitive scholarship from the Udall Foundation for 2015. She is the first Washington State University student to receive a Udall award.

A better health care experience for the marginalized
December 3, 2014

By Rebecca Phillips, University Communications

Flemmer-80VANCOUVER, Wash. – Sitting on an exam table in a flimsy gown can intimidate anyone. If you also happen to be lesbian, gay or bisexual, the experience can be even worse.

WSU partners in community health, development initiative
November 13, 2014

G-2-L-logoSEATTLE – Washington State University has joined a Seattle-area nonprofit partnership to improve health care and economic development in diverse, low-income communities. It is anticipated that successful programs of Global to Local (G2L) in south King County might be replicated in eastern Washington.

Nurse embodies WSU vision for sustainable health care
August 12, 2014

By Alli Benjamin, College of Nursing

SchenkSPOKANE, Wash. – A pioneering expert in green health care has been hired by the Washington State University College of Nursing to integrate environmentally sustainable content into its nursing courses.

March 27-28: WSU regents convene meeting at Everett
March 26, 2014

EVERETT, Wash. – The Washington State University Board of Regents will hold a regularly scheduled meeting March 27 and 28 at University Center of North Puget Sound at Everett to consider a variety of action and future action items, including creation of a state-of-the-art health care system for students.

Jan. 28: WSU hosts forum about health care options
January 13, 2014

health-care-250PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University and Pullman community members are invited to learn about health insurance options 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, in the CUB junior ballroom.

Five-state medical program looks to the future
July 29, 2013

 

SEATTLE – Officials at the University of Washington, Washington State University and the University of Idaho have announced a future change in the location of 20 first-year WWAMI regional medical education program medical students from WSU Pullman to WSU Spokane.

WWAMI is a partnership between the University of Washington School of Medicine and the states of Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho that provides publicly supported medical education for the five-state region. The WWAMI name is derived from the first letter of the names of each of the five partner states.

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Senator tours education facilities at WSU Spokane
September 3, 2010

 

 

SPOKANE – Sen. Patty Murray joined with WSU officials and students at the Riverpoint campus Wednesday to discuss the growth of its health science programs, and to see firsthand how students are preparing for the future of health care.

 

After an introduction to students and campus leaders, Murray viewed artist renditions of a fully built-out campus, with traffic relief and improved safety for students. The senator was also able to see firsthand how health students are gathering skills for future employment through technology. One example is the nursing simulation lab. The lab consists of work areas, similar to a hospital, that teach … » More …