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First influenza of season diagnosed

PULLMAN – Influenza has arrived again at WSU. A patient at Health and Wellness Services today tested positive for influenza A, cconfirmed case in the clinic for the current flu season. “There is a misperception that if you haven’t gotten sick by now, then you’re safe from the flu,” said Marsha Turnbull, health education administrator […]

Awards and Honors

If you or someone you know has received an honor, please e-mail the information to Cynthia King at cynking@wsu.edu. • Nanoscientist Lai-Sheng Wang, professor of physics and materials science at WSU Tri-Cities and affiliate senior chief scientist at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), has been elected to the rank of fellow in the American Association […]

Nurses receive sexual assault treatment certification

PULLMAN– Two registered nurses with Washington State University Health and Wellness Services recently completed Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) training at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle in an effort to enhance the ability of staff to provide the most comprehensive health care to students at WSU. Sue Purington, RN, and Mary Martin, ARNP, completed the […]