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Keith Campbell honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

By Lori Maricle, College of Pharmacy

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SPOKANE, Wash. – R. Keith Campbell embodies just about every characteristic you can use to describe lifetime achievement within the profession of pharmacy. » More …

Grant will create fellowships for researchers with disabilities at WSU

By Addy Hatch, College of Nursing

Jae Kennedy, WSU Health Policy & Administration
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SPOKANE, Wash. – Research scientists with disabilities are underrepresented in the health sciences, yet such scholars bring needed perspective to understanding and improving health policies and services for people with disabilities. » More …

Numerica donation arms WSU medical students with iPads

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By Christina VerHeul, Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

SPOKANE, Wash. – Students arriving in August to attend WSU’s new Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine will kick off their medical education with a technology head start thanks to the generous donation of iPads from Numerica Credit Union. » More …

Washington a model for suicide prevention training

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. » More …

Opportunities for addiction care, HIV prevention in Russia

SPOKANE, Wash. – Opioid resistance therapy using methadone is regarded as one of the most effective treatments for opioid use disorders as well as for helping to reduce HIV risks. Such therapy, however, is not available in Russia. » More …

May 6: Swedish Health CEO is commencement speaker

By Lorraine Nelson, WSU Spokane

Anthony-(Tony)-Armada-webSPOKANE, Wash. – The CEO of Swedish Health Services in Seattle will deliver the commencement address for Washington State University Health Sciences Spokane on Friday, May 6. The commencement ceremony starts at 2 p.m. at the Spokane Convention Center. » More …

Advisor helps nurse practitioner serve small community

By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC

Laura-Raykowski-webMONTESANO, Wash. – One day Laura Raykowski, a nurse practitioner and owner of Hometown Family Health, walked out of an exam room to see her office manager talking to an indigent patient about billing. » More …

Healing touch therapies key to wellness, success for business

By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC

Estetica-Kim-Schlais,-left,-and-Barbara-Sudar-smallLONGVIEW, Wash. – When people walk out of a doctor’s office or health clinic they might feel a range of emotions, from relieved to worried, but rarely do they feel wonderful. Wonderful is the emotion that Barbara Sudar and partner Kim Schlais wanted to capture when they purchased Estetica Day Spa in Longview in 2008. » More …

Nursing prof a White House climate change panelist

By Alli Benjamin, College of Nursing

ButterfieldSPOKANE, Wash. – An army of interprofessional healthcare providers could help “green” healthcare and health systems nationwide, a Washington State University professor told the White House Summit on Climate Change and Health last week in Washington, D.C. » More …

May 8: Ex-FDA administrator to speak at commencement

Winckler-80SPOKANE, Wash. – The former chief of staff for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will be the keynote speaker on Thursday at the commencement ceremony of the Washington State University College of Pharmacy. » More …