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"Urbanova reaches milestone with smart and connected streetlights pilot"
Wednesday, June 21, 2017URBANOVA.org
...Located in the University District, we harness data to gain insights, empower people and solve urban challenges in new ways. ...

"Rep. McMorris Rodgers to propose renewing a program that brings doctors to rural and underserved areas"
Tuesday, June 20, 2017The Spokesman-Review
...In recent years, Spokane has seen an influx of medical residents due to programs developed by WSU, as well as...

"Business Beat - WSUS College of Nursing"
Sunday, June 18, 2017The Spokesman-Review
Dr. Wendy Buenzli has been named Washington State University College of Nursing’s RN-BSN program director. ...

"Hosts needed to introduce WSU med school students to Spokane"
Thursday, June 15, 2017The Spokesman-Review
Washington State University, Spokane is looking for local residents willing to help the school’s inaugural class of medical students...

"Salk Middle School team wins MESA state title with prosthetic arm prototype, qualifies for nationals"
Wednesday, June 14, 2017The Spokesman Review
...The Spokane MESA program partners with and is co-funded by WSU Spokane.

"Albertsons first to bill Medicaid for contraception consults"
Friday, June 09, 2017Chain Drug Review
...a collaboration between the retailers and Washington State University College of Pharmacy on a pilot program to provide immunization training for pharmacy techs. ...

"WSU Spokane puts a halt to Jensen-Byrd Building renovation"
Thursday, June 08, 2017The Spokesman-Review
Arrival of a new medical school at Washington State University’s Spokane campus is being cited as the chief reason WSU officials decided to suspend a project to restore the historic Jensen-Byrd...

"WSU looking for host families in Vancouver for medical students"
Thursday, June 08, 2017The Columbian
As Washington State University prepares to welcome its first cohort of medical school students, school administrators are asking Vancouver families to open their homes to aspiring doctors. ...

"Community fitness program helped overweight CdA teens"
Thursday, June 08, 2017The Spokesman-Review
...Dr. Marian Wilson, an assistant professor at the WSU College of Nursing. “We had kids lining up to get their BMI measured.”...

"Sleep derived workers have less cognitive flexibility"
Wednesday, June 07, 2017MedPage Today
...perform nighttime shift work are at higher risk for making serious errors, said sleep researcher Hans Van Dongen, MD, of Washington State University, Spokane....

"WSU and JB LLC end negotiations on Jensen-Byrd property"
Wednesday, June 07, 2017KREM 2 News
...Chancellor Lisa Brown of the WSU Spokane campus complimented the JB LLC team for their “outstanding job of envisioning an exciting development for Spokane ...

"24-hour Fitness"
Tuesday, June 06, 2017Inlander - InHealth
...With the addition of WSU's Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, and the flood of new Spokane medical students...

"What's in your genes?"
Tuesday, June 06, 2017Inlander
...Washington State University's new Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine has announced it is partnering with Arivale,...

"Medication Mishaps"
Tuesday, June 06, 2017Inlander
John R. White chairs WSU-Spokane’s Department of Pharmacotherapy. Tens of thousands of people end up in the hospital due to adverse drug reactions. ...

"A human problem"
Tuesday, June 06, 2017Inlander
...a brisk walk — can help relieve the symptoms of anxiety, says Richard Young, who is researching correlations between exercise and anxiety at WSU Spokane. ...

"WSU ends talks with firm developing plans for historic Jensen-Byrd building"
Tuesday, June 06, 2017The Spokesman-Review
Washington State University has stopped negotiations with the company given the green light to redevelop the historic Jensen-Byrd building ...

"WSU halts Jensen-Byrd negotiations"
Tuesday, June 06, 2017Journal of Business
...had planned to redevelop the historic Jensen-Byrd building and surrounding properties on the WSU Spokane campus east of downtown...

"Tri-City residents open doors to WSU medical students"
Monday, June 05, 2017Tri-City Herald
Tri-City residents opened their doors to the first round of WSU medical students in response to a Herald story about the need for more help. ...

"The intersection of Tech & Medical Education"
Friday, June 02, 2017Healthcare Leadership Blog (HCLDR)
...The cultural shift we so badly need in health care needs to start “upstream”. Some of the newest medical schools like the Dell Medical School at UT Austin, Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine at Washington State University and others, are attempting to tackle this challenge head on. ...

"WSU medical students might not have a Tri-City home to come to"
Wednesday, May 31, 2017Tri-City Herald
When 15 WSU medical students come to the Tri-Cities next school year, it’s unclear where they’re going to stay. ...

"UW's Carson Fuller hopes to continue juggling track and field, medicine"
Thursday, May 25, 2017The Seattle Times
...continuing the multi-faceted medical school application process. UW is his top choice, followed by the new Washington State University med school...

"Exiting WSU chancellor mulls next challenge"
Thursday, May 25, 2017Journal of Business
As Washington State University Spokane Chancellor Lisa Brown enters her final months in that position,...

"Expert Insight in Criminal Justice: Dr. Lois James on her controversial study 'The Reverse Racism Effect'"
Wednesday, May 24, 2017Arizona State University
...As a core faculty member in WSU's Sleep and Performance Research Center, Dr. James studies the relationships between sleep, health and performance in police officers, nurses...

"Medical school here adds department"
Monday, May 22, 2017Journal of Business - Morning Edition
Washington State University said the nutrition and exercise physiology program at WSU Spokane has been named as an academic department...

"Alzheimer's and sleep loss: Researching the link"
Thursday, May 18, 2017Newsday
...A Washington State University researcher is studying the insect’s brain and the effect of sleep patterns,...

"Video: Understanding the effects of fatigue on law enforcement"
Tuesday, May 16, 2017National Institute of Justice
Steven James (Assistant Research Professor, Washington State University, College of Medicine) and Lois James (Assistant Professor,...

"WSU researchers report 'nano' breakthrough"
Tuesday, May 16, 2017Journal of Business - Morning Edition
Washington State University researchers here say they have demonstrated for the first time a way to deliver a drug to a tumor by attaching it to a blood cell...

"WSU researchers deliver first 'nanotherapeutics' to tumor"
Monday, May 15, 2017MyInforms.com
...The research is in keeping with WSU's Grand Challenges that focus on areas of research addressing some of society's most complex issues...

"Hazel Wolf DJC Building of the Year"
Friday, May 12, 2017Daily Journal of Commerce
Runner Up - Spokane Teaching Health Clinic Getting 13 percent of the votes was the $16 million Spokane Teaching Health Clinic at 624 E. Front St. on Washington State University’s Health Sciences campus in Spokane.

"Spokane urology at forefront of kidney cancer treatment"
Thursday, May 11, 2017Journal of Business
...Deters, who also serves as a clinical professor for both the Washington State University Elson S. Floyd School of Medicine...

"Spokane MarCom names 2017 Spark Award winners"
Wednesday, May 10, 2017Journal of Business
...Washington State University received an award in the digital, website category;...

"Lisa Brown to leave significant legacy at WSU Spokane"
Wednesday, May 10, 2017The Spokesman-Review
Lisa Brown’s decision to depart as chancellor of Washington State University Spokane is surprising,...

"Associate dean hired to oversee WSU medical training in Everett"
Wednesday, May 10, 2017Herald Net
A former chief medical officer at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett has been hired to oversee student training here for Washington State University’s new Spokane-based medical school...

"WSU regents approve medical degree"
Tuesday, May 09, 2017Journa of Business
Washington State University said its board of regents has approved the establishment of the doctor of medicine degree for the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine....

"Regents approve doctoral degree for College of Medicine"
Tuesday, May 09, 2017The Daily Evergreen
The WSU Board of Regents approved a doctor of medicine degree for the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine,...

"WSU medical school names asst. dean of clinical campus"
Tuesday, May 09, 2017Becker's Hospital Review
The Spokane-based Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine named Larry Schecter, MD, associate dean of clinical campus...

"Dr. Larry Schecter names associate dean for WSU Everett campus"
Monday, May 08, 2017MyEverettNews.com
After a nationwide search, the WSU Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine has hired three new associate deans...

"Students in WSU medical school's inagural class all hail from Washington"
Monday, May 08, 2017The Spokesman-Review
The students accepted into Washington State University’s new Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine are all from Washington...

"Regents OK multiple WSU constructin projects"
Saturday, May 06, 2017Daily News
...The regents also: •Approved a Doctor of Medicine degree at WSU Spokane, for the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine...

"Regents OK multiple WSU construction projects; approve Doctor of Medicine degree at WSU Spokane"
Saturday, May 06, 2017The Spokesman-Review
...The regents also: -Approved a Doctor of Medicine degree at WSU Spokane, for the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine. The degree will require completion...

"Brown steps down as WSU Spokane chancellor; DeWald named successor"
Friday, May 05, 2017State of Reform
Lisa Brown—who for the past four-and-a-half years has guided the rapid development of Washington State University’s health sciences enterprise in Spokane— today announced she will step down...

"Lisa Brown to step down as chancellor of WSU-Spokane-9"
Thursday, May 04, 2017Columbia Basin Herald
Lisa Brown, who was instrumental in bringing a medical school to Washington State University's Spokane campus, is stepping down...

"Lisa Brown to step down as chancellor of WSU-Spokane-8"
Thursday, May 04, 2017NBC Right Now
Lisa Brown, who was instrumental in bringing a medical school to Washington State University's Spokane campus, is stepping down as chancellor of the branch...

"Lisa Brown to step down as chancellor of WSU-Spokane-7"
Thursday, May 04, 2017Daily Astorian
Lisa Brown, who was instrumental in bringing a medical school to Washington State University's Spokane campus, is stepping down as chancellor of the branch...

"Lisa Brown to step down as chancellor of WSU-Spokane-6"
Thursday, May 04, 2017The Olympian
Lisa Brown, who was instrumental in bringing a medical school to Washington State University's Spokane campus, is stepping down as chancellor of the branch...

"Lisa Brown to step down as chancellor of WSU-Spokane-5"
Thursday, May 04, 2017Tri-City Herald
Lisa Brown, who was instrumental in bringing a medical school to Washington State University's Spokane campus, is stepping down as chancellor of the branch...

"Lisa Brown to step down as chancellor of WSU-Spokane-4"
Thursday, May 04, 2017The Bellingham Herald
Lisa Brown, who was instrumental in bringing a medical school to Washington State University's Spokane campus, is stepping down...

"Lisa Brown to step down as chancellor of WSU-Spokane-3"
Thursday, May 04, 2017Seattle PI
— Lisa Brown, who was instrumental in bringing a medical school to Washington State University's Spokane campus,...

"WSU Spokane's Lisa Brown to resign post"
Thursday, May 04, 2017The Columbian
Lisa Brown, who was instrumental in bringing a medical school to Washington State University’s Spokane campus,...

"Lisa Brown to step down as chancellor of WSU-Spokane-2"
Thursday, May 04, 2017Seattle Times
Lisa Brown, who was instrumental in bringing a medical school to Washington State University’s Spokane campus, is stepping down as chancellor...

"Lisa Brown to step down as chancellor of WSU-Spokane"
Thursday, May 04, 2017KHQ-6
Lisa Brown, who was instrumental in bringing a medical school to Washington State University's Spokane campus, is stepping down as chancellor of the branch...

"WSU Chancellor Brown steps down"
Thursday, May 04, 2017KXLY.com
Lisa Brown, who has served as Washington State University's chancellor of the Spokane campus, will leave the university in August...

"Lisa Brown to step down as chancellor of WSU Spokane-2"
Thursday, May 04, 2017KREM 2 News
Lisa Brown, who was instrumental in bringing a medical school to Washington State University's Spokane campus, is stepping down as chancellor of the branch...

"Lisa Brown to step down as Chancellor of WSU Spokane"
Thursday, May 04, 2017U.S. News & World Report
Lisa Brown, who was instrumental in bringing a medical school to Washington State University's Spokane campus, is stepping down...

"Lisa Brown to step down as WSU Spokane Chancellor; may challenge Cathy McMorris Rodgers in 2018"
Thursday, May 04, 2017Inlander
Lisa Brown is leaving her job as Washington State University Spokane Chancellor effective in August, the school announced today. ...

"Lisa Brown stepping down as WSU Spokane chancellor, says she's considering congressional run"
Thursday, May 04, 2017The Spokesman Review
Lisa Brown is stepping down as chancellor of Washington State University’s Spokane campus and says she is again considering a run for Congress...

"Community policing succeeds where others fail"
Wednesday, April 26, 2017Indiana Daily Student
...Consider also a simulation from Washington State University that showed police officers were less likely to fire at unarmed black suspects...

"Jobs Plus: Next 30 years could be even healthier"
Sunday, April 23, 2017Coeur d'Alene/Post Falls Press
...With the launch of Washington State University’s medical school in Spokane, giving that community two medical schools now, Kootenai County is going to feel the pleasant aftershocks of a positive health care...

"WSU, Albertsons create first U.S. Program allowing pharmacy technicians to administer immunizations"
Wednesday, April 19, 20174-traders.com
A pilot program in Idaho, hosted by Washington State University's College of Pharmacy and Albertsons Companies, has led to the first law to expand patient access to health care services through immunization...

"WSU Spokane researchers share Trump budget concerns with Sen. Patty Murray"
Wednesday, April 19, 2017The Columbian
...at Washington State University’s College of Pharmacy in Spokane, a group of six young women from at least three countries peer into genes and analyze tobacco products to find out why some people are more likely to get cancer...

"Pilot with WSU College of Pharmacy leads to new law"
Wednesday, April 19, 2017Chain Drug Review
Albertsons Cos. and the Washington State University College of Pharmacy collaborated on a pilot program to provide immunization training for pharmacy technicians...

"WSU and Albertsons Companies partner to be first in U.S. to expand pharmacy technician role for increased patient access to health care-3"
Tuesday, April 18, 2017State of Reform
...The pilot started in December 2016 with WSU working with the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and Idaho Board of Pharmacy...

"WSU and Albertsons Companies partner to be first in U.S. to expand pharmacy technician role for increased patient access to health care-2"
Tuesday, April 18, 2017PR Newswire
...The Idaho Pharmacy Technician Immunization Training Pilot was developed by WSU College of Pharmacy to address some of society's most complex issues,...

"WSU and Albertsons Companies partner to be first in U.S. to expand pharmacy technician role for increased patient access to health care"
Tuesday, April 18, 2017Yahoo.com
...The Idaho Pharmacy Technician Immunization Training Pilot was developed by WSU College of Pharmacy to address some of society's most complex issues,...

"WSU and Albertsons Companies partner to be first in US to expand pharmacy technician role for increased patient access to health care"
Tuesday, April 18, 2017Trade.Nosis.com
The Washington State University (WSU) College of Pharmacy and Albertsons Companies, with permission from the Idaho Board of Pharmacy, collaborated on the first pilot program in the U.S. to expand patient access to health care...

"WSU and Albertsons Companies partner to be the first in U.S. to expand pharmacy technician role for increased patient access to health care"
Tuesday, April 18, 2017KAIT 8.com - ABC
The Washington State University (WSU) College of Pharmacy and Albertsons Companies, with permission from the Idaho Board of Pharmacy, collaborated on the first pilot program in the U.S. to expand patient access to health care services through immunization...

"Community hosts sought for WSU medical students"
Tuesday, April 18, 2017WSU TriCities
...While studying for their first two years at WSU Spokane, students will spend six individual weeks in the city where they will be located in their third and fourth years...

"WSU Spokane researchers share trump budget concerns with Sen. Patty Murray-2"
Tuesday, April 18, 2017The Spokesman-review
In a fourth-floor lab at Washington State University’s College of Pharmacy in Spokane, a group of six young women from at least three countries peer into genes and analyze tobacco products...

"Know Spokane: Number of young people coming to the city hasn't changes, but fewer are leaving"
Sunday, April 16, 2017The Spokesman-Review
..., moved from Maryland in 2015 because his girlfriend was working toward a doctoral degree at WSU...

"Know Spokane: Number of young peopld coming to the city hasn't changed, but fewer are leaving"
Sunday, April 16, 2017The Spokesman Review
...came back after she got a research grant at WSU Spokane in May 2016...

"WSU-led research discovers why some may toss and turn more than others"
Saturday, April 15, 2017The Spokesman-Review
...Jason Gerstner, a research assistant professor at WSU’s Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, found that mutations in a “sleep gene” in the brain can cause humans, mice and fruit flies to have less restful sleep...

"WSU sleep researchers discover why some people may toss and turn more than others"
Friday, April 14, 2017The Spokesman-Review
...Jason Gerstner, a research assistant professor at WSU’s Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, found that mutations in a “sleep gene” in the brain...

"Sprague catalyst vision is promising"
Thursday, April 13, 2017Journal of Business
The soon-to-be-constructed University District Gateway Bridge that will connect the Riverpoint Campus to the East Sprague neighborhood...

"WSU adds to research, innovation capabilities in Spokane"
Thursday, April 13, 2017Journal of Business
Washington State University’s Office of Commercialization has added a new position to the university’s Spokane campus, establishing its first point of contact here for researchers...

"WSU medical school to partner with Arivale"
Wednesday, April 12, 2017Journal of Business
Washington State University said its Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, in Spokane, is partnering with Seattle-based Arivale to train the school's inaugural class...

"WSU medical students to learn 'Personalized Medicine'"
Wednesday, April 12, 2017Spokane Public Radio
Washington State University’s College of Medicine says it is partnering with a Seattle company to teach its students about the concept of personalized medicine...

"Lee Hood's Arivale offers scientific wellness program to Washington State University medical students"
Wednesday, April 12, 2017GeekWire
The inaugural class of the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine at Washington State University>/b> will take part in the Arivale scientific wellness program...

"Lee Hood's startup will help WSU's first med students apply personalized data to wellness"
Wednesday, April 12, 2017Puget Sound Business Journal
Washington State University's first class of medical students will all try out Dr. Leroy Hood's scientific wellness program...

"WSU's new medical school announces new cutting-edge program-2"
Tuesday, April 11, 2017FOX 11
Washington State University’s new medical school is announcing what’s being called a new cutting-edge program coming to the Elson S. Floyd School of Medicine...

"WSU's new medical school announces new cutting-edge program"
Tuesday, April 11, 2017KHQ
Washington State University's new medical school is announcing what's being called a new cutting-edge program coming to the Elson S. Floyd School of Medicine...

"Seattle biotech firm to train WSU medical students in 'bold, audacious and visionary' approach"
Tuesday, April 11, 2017The Spokesman-Review
Washington State University announced Tuesday it’s partnering with a Seattle biotech firm to train the school’s inaugural class of medical students in “scientific wellness.”...

"Findings from Washington State University Update Knowledge of Risk Management (Sleep and performance in simulated Navy watch schedules)"
Friday, April 07, 2017Insurancenewsnet.com
...quote from the research from Washington State University, "The timing of sleep varies over 4-day cycles, and sleep is split on some days to accommodate nighttime watchstanding...

"Do you have the gene for a good night's sleep?"
Friday, April 07, 2017The Naked Scientists
...researchers at Washington State University (WSU) are one step closer to the answer and have uncovered a gene linked to whether you will have a good night’s sleep or not...

"Money and Meds"
Friday, April 07, 2017INLANDER - InHealth
John R. White chairs WSU-Spokane’s Department of Pharmacotherapy....

"FMCSA's study on adding split sleeper berth flexibility to hours of service could start this year"
Thursday, April 06, 2017CCJ - Commercial Carrier Journal
...Kimberly Honn, Washington State University principal researcher at the Sleep and Performance Research Center, also a partner on the new study,...

"Schlaf-Gen entdeckt"
Thursday, April 06, 2017Wissenschaft Aktuell
...welche,“ sagt Jason Gerstner von der Washington State University in Spokane...

"'Sleep Gene' Identified - Mechanism reveals why we need sleep"
Thursday, April 06, 2017MedIndian
...gene involved in the quality of sleep which is experienced by three different animals including humans was identified by a research team from the Washington State University...

"Breaking New Ground"
Thursday, April 06, 2017Inlander
...the University District, which is now home to several university campuses, including Washington State University and Gonzaga...

"WSU Researchers Find 'Sleep Gene' Common To 3 Species Including Humans-2"
Thursday, April 06, 2017KUOW
...A team led by Washington State University-Spokane researchers has discovered a gene that influences the quality of sleep across species...

"'Sleep gene' offers clues about why we need our zzzs"
Thursday, April 06, 2017Health Canal
Washington State University researchers have seen how a particular gene is involved in the quality of sleep...

"Why you probably work for a giant company, in 20 charts"
Thursday, April 06, 2017Wall Street Journal
...When Bonnie Chih graduated from Washington State University's pharmacy school in Spokane last spring, she and her classmates entered a job market dominated by the national brands...

"Why You Sleep Well...Or Not"
Wednesday, April 05, 2017Healthline
..."Sleep must be serving some important function,” Jason Gerstner, PhD, research assistant professor at Washington State University's College of Medicine, and lead author of the paper,...

"WSU researchers find a 'sleep gene'"
Wednesday, April 05, 2017EurekAlert!
Washington State University researchers have seen how a particular gene is involved in the quality of sleep experienced by three different animals, including humans...

"WSU Researchers Find 'Sleep Gene' Common To 3 Species Including Humans-4"
Wednesday, April 05, 2017Northwest Public Radio
...Assistant Research Professor Jason Gerstner led the study at the WSU College of Medicine in Spokane...

"WSU researchers find 'sleep gene' common to 3 species including humans-3"
Wednesday, April 05, 2017KLCC - NPR for Oregonians
...A team led by Washington State University-Spokane researchers has discovered a gene that influences the quality of sleep...

"Do YOU have the 'sleep gene': Study reveals some people are made to snooze more soundly than others thanks to their DNA"
Wednesday, April 05, 2017Daily Mail.com
...Dr Jason Gerstner, an assistant research professor at Washington State University, said that as a doctoral student at the University of Wisconsin, he looked at genes that change expression over the sleep-wake cycle...

"A mutated gene might be blocking you from a good night's sleep"
Wednesday, April 05, 2017Inverse Science
...Professor Gerstner and Washington State University colleagues...but it turns out we still don’t know what sleep is doing,”...

"WSU Researchers find 'sleep gene' common to 3 species including humans"
Wednesday, April 05, 2017Spokane Public Radio
If you have trouble getting a good night's sleep, it could be in your DNA. A team led by Washington State University-Spokane researchers has discovered a gene...

"Spokane not a college town, but Gonzaga's influence spreading"
Saturday, April 01, 2017The Spokesman Review
...The city is home to 213,000 people and about 11,700 students between Gonzaga, Whitworth and WSU Spokane...



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