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"New Medical School Approved in Washington State"
Wednesday, December 10, 2014Heartland.org
...“Washington State University has a good argument for building a new medical school: Rural areas can’t develop without good medical resources,” said Dunn...

"Gonzaga announces community-focused exploration of medical education and research partnership with University of Washington in Spokane"
Monday, December 01, 2014Gonzaga University News Service
...McCulloh added that Gonzaga’s commitment to healthy and positive collaboration between regional colleges and universities remains a priority as Washington State University pursues independent accreditation for its proposed medical school...

"Support WSU med school"
Thursday, November 20, 2014Spokesman Review
My husband and I feel we need to weigh in on the debate over a Washington State University vs. University of Washington medical school in Spokane.

"Police shootings produce lots of debate, but researchers know surprisingly little about how to reduce them"
Friday, October 24, 2014LAS VEGAS SUN
...A team of researchers led by professor Bryan Vila at Washington State University Spokane is aiming to change that...

"Swing-District Scrap"
Friday, October 24, 2014Inlander
...Baumgartner notes his work securing funding for Washington State University's Riverpoint campus...

"University of Washington eyes deeper Spokane ties"
Thursday, October 23, 2014Spokesman-Review
...operated in partnership with Washington State University until WSU announced earlier this month that it intends to break away and start its own medical program independent of UW...

"Riverpoint Campus has room for two medical-school programs, Chancellor Brown says"
Thursday, October 23, 2014Journal of Business
Washington State University Spokane Chancellor Lisa Brown says WSU plans to ask the state Legislature for $2.5 million to fund accreditation of its proposed four-year medical school...

"Research probes sleep cycle, cancer treatment link: Timing drugs to patient's internal clock could increase efficiency"
Thursday, October 23, 2014Journal of Business
Dr. Shobhan Gaddameedhi, of WSU Spokane’s College of Pharmacy, is studying the effects of administering skin cancer treatments at certain times of the day...

"Patricia Butterfield to step down as nursing school dean: WSU adminisstrator plans to return to faculty role"
Thursday, October 23, 2014Journal of Business
Patricia Butterfield, dean of Washington State University’s College of Nursing, will leave the dean post and return to a faculty role next April...

"Timm Ormsby vs. Paul Delaney"
Wednesday, October 22, 2014Inlander
Ormsby,...would support directing $2.5 million to Washington State University for a medical school in Spokane to help address the shortage of doctors in Eastern Washington...

"The Spokane City Council finalizes its Olympia strategy"
Wednesday, October 22, 2014Inlander
...The agenda pushes funding for both Washington State University's proposed new medical school...

"It's newcomer vs veteran for 15th District Senate"
Sunday, October 19, 2014Yakima Herald
...Finally, on the issue of higher education, Honeyford supports the idea of a medical school at Washington State University in Spokane.

"Patricia Butterfields steps down"
Sunday, October 19, 2014Spokanesman Review Business Beat
Patricia Butterfield will move to a faculty role at the Washington State University College of Nursing effective April 2015...

"Go, WSU med school!"
Saturday, October 18, 2014Spokesman Review
A Western Washington university doesn’t want an Eastern Washington university to have a medical school. What a shocker!...

"UW is too late"
Saturday, October 18, 2014Spokesman Review
...when it became apparent that WSU was serious about medical training, UW came up with a last-minute plan to expand its presence in underserved Spokane...

"Spokane backs WSU medical school plan over UW proposal"
Thursday, October 16, 2014Spokesman Review
The city announced this week it will help Washington State University lobby the Legislature for money to begin establishing its own medical school on Spokane’s Riverpoint campus...

"Council members request state money for river cleanup, med school"
Wednesday, October 15, 2014Spokane Public Radio
...The list also includes two-and-a-half million dollars in startup funds for the proposed Washington State University medical school, something that school dean Ken Roberts thanked the council for...

"Spokane City Council prioritizes WSU med school over UW's on legislative agenda"
Tuesday, October 14, 2014Inlander
...Spokane City Council agenda only lists three items: Money to clean up the river, a transportation package that includes, among other things, funds to finish the North Spokane Corridor, and “WSU Medical School Start-Up Funds: ...

"Cops hesitate more, err less when shooting black suspects, study finds"
Monday, October 13, 2014PoliceOne.com
...But a scientific study from Washington State University-Spokane suggests just the opposite. In truth, according to findings from the research team’s innovative experiments: ...

"WSU med school program would partner with hospitals"
Friday, October 10, 2014Spokesman Review
Faced essentially with an all-or-nothing ultimatum, Washington State University President Elson Floyd said Thursday he was given no choice but to part ways...

"Med school turf war: UW, WSU officials continue defending their plans"
Friday, October 10, 2014BizJournals.com
In the wake of last week's announcement that the University of Washington and Washington State University will no longer have a partnership in medical education in eastern Washington...

"WSU Spokane Dispenses free flu vaccine at health fair"
Friday, October 10, 2014Spokesman Review
...Flu shots were free for students and staff members at WSU Spokane, part of the school’s health fair...

"ALS forum puts patients at forefront"
Tuesday, October 07, 2014Spokesman Review
That’s the idea behind a Riverpoint Campus forum next week where patients will become the teachers, with students working toward a variety of health professions sitting in the audience...

"WSU President Elson Floyd: UW gave us all-or-nothing ultimatum on medical school"
Monday, October 06, 2014Puget Sound Business Journal
Washington State University President Elson Floyd had a big decision to make after University of Washington officials gave him an ultimatum.He chose to pursue a medical school at WSU's Spokane campus...

"Distracted officers are dangerous drivers, research says"
Saturday, October 04, 2014Los Angeles Daily News
...“It seems clear that looking at a data terminal and making decisions about what’s going on there..." said the study’s principal investigator Bryan Vila, a former Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy and now a professor of criminology at Washington State University Spokane...

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