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Device would measure pain in premature infants

By Lorraine Nelson, WSU Spokane and
Angie Funaiole, Office of Commercialization

Schiavenato-Martin-webSPOKANE, Wash. – The ability to measure pain in premature infants could help prevent them from developing tragic disabilities, says a researcher at Washington State University Spokane who just received a $235,000 grant from the state Life Sciences Discovery Fund for his work in this area. » More …

WSU director earns award honoring Native American women

By Kevin Dudley, WSU Spokane

Robbie-Paul-webSPOKANE, Wash. – Robbie Paul, director of Native American health sciences at Washington State University Spokane, is one of four recipients of the 2015 Enduring Spirit Award from the Seattle-based nonprofit Native Action Network. » More …

WSU part of White House health and climate change discussion

By Alli Benjamin, College of Nursing

Patricia-Butterfield-webSPOKANE, Wash. – Leaders in medicine, nursing and public health who recently participated in a White House roundtable on the health impacts of climate change included Patricia Butterfield, dean emerita and professor at Washington State University College of Nursing. » More …

Programs benefit as health management joins nursing

By Alli Benjamin, College of Nursing

nursingSPOKANE, Wash. – Enhanced graduate education and collaboration in nursing and health management will result now that the Department of Health Policy & Administration (HPA) at Washington State University is part of the WSU College of Nursing. » More …

Jan. 12 ceremony marks largest gift to WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – The historic partnership between Washington State University Tri-Cities and Kadlec Regional Medical Center will be celebrated in a free, public gifting ceremony at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 12, at the Kadlec Healthplex, 1269 Lee Blvd., Richland. » More …

A better health care experience for the marginalized

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. » More …

Grant helps injured employees get back on the job

By Kevin Dudley, WSU Spokane

Smart-80SPOKANE, Wash. – A nursing professor at Washington State University Spokane has developed materials to save time and money for employees, employers and the state’s Department of Labor & Industries (L&I). » More …