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Grant to study cognitive health in elderly American Indians

Buchwald-webSPOKANE, Wash. – Researchers at Washington State University Health Sciences Spokane recently were awarded a $3.655 million four-year grant from the National Institute on Aging to study cognitive health among elderly American Indians. » More …

Governor appoints WSU Spokane STEM leader to ed alliance

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

janet-frost-webSPOKANE, Wash. – Gov. Jay Inslee has appointed Janet Frost to the Washington STEM Education Innovation Alliance, which advises the governor about development and implementation of policies to advance STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) education. » More …

Sept. 20: Supercomputing and future of biomedical research

Dimitri-Kusnezov-webSEATTLE – Supercomputing’s roles in biomedical research and policy making will be discussed by U.S. Department of Energy chief scientist Dimitri Kusnezov at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at the Allen Institute in Seattle. » More …

Sept. 21: Supercomputing and biomedical research

By Alyssa Patrick, Office of Economic Development

Dimitri-Kusnezov-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Supercomputing’s roles in biomedical research and policy making will be discussed by U.S. Department of Energy chief scientist Dimitri Kusnezov at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, in the CUB junior ballroom at Washington State University. » More …

June 19-30: Native American students at health sciences camp

By Kevin Dudley, WSU Spokane

SPOKANE, Wash. – Twenty students from Northwest tribal groups will learn about Washington State University health sciences programs and get tips on planning for and applying to college at a June 19-30 summer camp at WSU Spokane. » More …

Prescription assistance tied to fewer ER visits for some

By Lorraine Nelson, WSU Spokane

Mason-BurleySPOKANE, Wash. – A graduate student at Washington State University Spokane is the lead author on a research paper that shows an overall drop in emergency room visits and hospitalizations by patients who are served by the Spokane Prescription Assistance Network, which helps low income people get free and reduced-price medications. » More …

March 29: Health sciences leader talks of addiction, justice

roll-j-2008-80PULLMAN, Wash. – The role of research in improving programs at the intersection of substance addiction, mental health and the criminal justice system will be presented at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, in Todd 130, as the Washington State University common reading hosts WSU administrator John Roll. » More …

Sahlin awards honor research, teaching, outreach, leadership

showcase-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Four Washington State University faculty members will receive the 2015-16 Sahlin awards at the Showcase Celebrating Excellence Recognition Banquet on March 25. » More …