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Nursing prof a White House climate change panelist
June 29, 2015

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.

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.

Device would measure pain in premature infants
June 1, 2015

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.

WSU director earns award honoring Native American women
May 28, 2015

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.

WSU part of White House health and climate change discussion
April 14, 2015

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.

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.

March 21: Nursing students collect items for needy families
March 16, 2015

Coug-in-the-CommunityRICHLAND, Wash. – Nursing students will partner with the Tri-Cities Union Gospel Mission (UGM) to collect items for needy local families 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at the Washington State University College of Nursing facility at 1266 E. Lee Blvd., Richland.

Programs benefit as health management joins nursing
March 3, 2015

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.

Tools help elderly maintain independence
February 3, 2015

hearing-helpSPOKANE, Wash. – Sometimes a simple tool to help put on a pair of socks or open a jar can keep the elderly or those with disabilities living independently in their own home longer.

Jan. 12 ceremony marks largest gift to WSU Tri-Cities
December 23, 2014

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.