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"College of the Redwoods to offer pharmacy technician program"
Sunday, August 30, 2015Times-Standard
...“I’ve had a lot of experience in teaching students on the job site and this is a way to do it in the classroom,” said Ken Robinson, a licensed California pharmacist who has a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Washington State University...

"Nominate your favorite nurse for Washington Nurses of the Year Awards"
Saturday, August 29, 2015Mountlake Terrace news
...Currie has been involved in nursing leadership activities for more than 20 years. She ... is an adjunct faculty member of the Washington State College of Nursing, and serves...

"Bryant plans to fix K-12 system if elected Washington governor"
Friday, August 28, 2015Moscow-Pullman Daily News
...Bryant also briefly discussed Washington State University's new medical school in Spokane, but said he needed to study up on the situation...

"WSU Spokane's med school allure"
Thursday, August 27, 2015Journal of Business
...Two of the three finalists to become dean of WSU’s new medical school have visited Spokane in recent weeks, and the third is scheduled to arrive on Aug. 31...

"WSU hold memorial service for president Dr. Elson Floyd"
Thursday, August 27, 2015King5 News - Seattle
...While in charge he helped complete 30 construction projects, including WSU's new medical school...

"Spanning the district: Gateway Bridge project seen as East Sprague spark"
Thursday, August 27, 2015Journal of Business
...the Gateway Bridge project makes the South University District-Sprague Corridor Strategy ripe for simultaneous implementation.

"WSU hosts Elson Floyd memorial Wednesday-2"
Monday, August 24, 2015NWCN
...He was also one of the strongest proponents of the WSU Medical School ...

"WSU hosts Elson Floyd"
Monday, August 24, 2015KREM 2
.... He was also one of the strongest proponents of the WSU Medical School which will open in Spokane in 2017...

"The Dirt: Progress continues on new health clinic"
Sunday, August 23, 2015The Spokesman-Review
...The U-District clinic will be operated by a consortium of Providence, WSU Spokane and the Empire Health Foundation...

"Early medical-school training will shift to Spokane"
Saturday, August 22, 2015The Seattle Times
...But due partly to Washington State University’s legislative win this year — which gave it money and the go-ahead to open a new medical school in Spokane — the center for early medical education is beginning to tip east...

"Center of attention"
Monday, August 17, 2015Spokesman Review
...Speakers are Deb Harper, a specialist in pediatrics, and Lisa Brown, a former state senator who is the new chancellor of Washington State University Spokane and its fledgling medical school program...

"Michael Baumgartner: Lawmakes grant state's wishlist"
Sunday, August 16, 2015Spokesman Review
...Medical School. Our health care community won with legislation authorizing a new WSU Medical school and an expanded University of Washington medical presence in Spokane. Remarkably, Spokane is on track to someday exceed Seattle in the number of doctors trained...

"Ignite Northwest selects first class here"
Thursday, August 13, 2015Journal of Business
...Its nine-member board includes longtime business community members such as Savitz; Kim Zentz, former Innovate Washington CEO; Roger Woodworth, vice president and chief strategy officer for Avista Corp.; and Washington State University Spokane Chancellor Lisa Brown...

"Hydration name of game for Cougars nutrition staff"
Wednesday, August 12, 2015Spokesman Review
...Mary Cummings is getting her masters degree in nutrition and exercise physiology. One of the program requirements stipulates that she must study under an experienced dietician...

"E Washington travels a separate economic road"
Saturday, August 08, 2015The Seattle Times
...Health services are growing in Spokane, which will become home to the new Washington State University medical school...

"Interim WSU Pres Dan Bernardo-3"
Friday, August 07, 2015Northwest Cable News (NWCN)
...a new medical school in Spokane, which Bernardo said, "The Regents have already expressed their intent to name that the Elson S. Floyd School of Medicine."...

"WSU Pres Bernardo talks Dr. Floyd, what's next-2"
Friday, August 07, 2015KREM 2
...Bernardo said, "The Regents have already expressed their intent to name that the Elson S. Floyd School of Medicine."...

"Interim Pres. Dan Bernardo talks Dr. Floyd, What's next"
Friday, August 07, 2015King5 TV
...Floyd's accomplishments include a new medical school in Spokane, which Bernardo said,...

"Spokane VA still faces staffing concerns"
Monday, August 03, 2015KHQ TV
...Johnson says most doctors stay where they train, so they're hoping the opening of the new WSU medical school will help with these issues...

"Spokane transit authority's central city line looks for traction"
Thursday, July 30, 2015Journal of Business
...Lisa Brown, chancellor at Washington State University Spokane, says the Central City Line would provide easy and quick access to campus from surrounding neighborhoods...

"Sacrifice and success"
Wednesday, July 29, 2015Inlander
...These partnerships will not only allow our medical students the long-term clinical rotations unique to the kind of community-based medical education that WSU Spokane will be providing...

"Researchers discover new role for protein in cell division-4"
Tuesday, July 28, 2015EurekAlert!
Pharmaceutical sciences researchers at Washington State University have discovered a protein's previously unknown role in cell division...

"WSU hires UW team to assess public health issues"
Tuesday, July 28, 2015Spokesman Review
...John Roll, WSU Spokane’s senior vice chancellor, said the new public health researchers will work with faculty of the nursing and health sciences schools...

"Inslee weighs action on climate change against 'poison pill' in transportation bill"
Saturday, July 25, 2015Spokesman Review
...Locally, at least $23 million in alternative transportation projects would be lost. Currently, Spokane is set to receive $8.8 million for the University District bicycle and pedestrian bridge, ...

"Researchers discover new role for protein in cell division-2"
Saturday, July 25, 2015Health Canal
...Liu and five pharmaceutical sciences colleagues at the WSU Health Sciences campus in Spokane teamed with scientists ...

"Researchers Discover New Role for Protein in Cell Division"
Friday, July 24, 2015Science Newsline
Pharmaceutical sciences researchers at Washington State University have discovered a protein's previously unknown role in cell division. ...

"Researchers discover new role for protein in cell division-6"
Thursday, July 23, 2015Science News
Pharmaceutical sciences researchers at Washington State University have discovered a protein's previously unknown role in cell division...

"Researchers discover new role for protein in cell division-5"
Thursday, July 23, 2015Medical Xpress
...Liu and five pharmaceutical sciences colleagues at the WSU Health Sciences campus in Spokane teamed with scientists ...

"Researchers discover new role for protein in cell division-3"
Thursday, July 23, 2015Biology News Net
"This is an eye opener for people working in the field," said David Liu , a member of the research team. He is an associate professor at the WSU College of Pharmacy and corresponding author on the research, ...

"Remembering Floyd"
Wednesday, July 22, 2015The Argonaut (U of I)
...One of the biggest moments of Floyd’s legacy at WSU was his work to establish a medical school...

"The cure for doctor dropout"
Monday, July 20, 2015Forbes
... Washington State University is also opening a new medical school. Wisely, they have put a focus on increasing the ranks of primary care physicians as...

"Schweitzer family honors memory of WSU President Floyd with generaous gift"
Friday, July 17, 2015KXLY.com
...Under Floyd's leadership, WSU's health sciences programs were consolidated on its Spokane campus, including the colleges of nursing and pharmacy,...

"Running on 'Elson Time:' WSU's Bernardo wants university to stay quick and nimble"
Friday, July 17, 2015Puget Sound Business Journal
...Washington State University. interim president Dan Bernardo assumed his new position after President Elson Floyd died in June from cancer. Now, he is continuing Floyd’s push to open a medical school ...

"WSU moves forward on medical school named in Floyd's honor"
Thursday, July 16, 2015Spokesman Review
Elson S. Floyd was told two weeks before he died that Washington State University’s new medical school would be named in his honor…

"NO PAIN, NO GAIN"
Wednesday, July 15, 2015Inlander
...funding to not only start a new medical school in Spokane under the auspices of Washington State University, but also to fully fund WWAMI medical education ...

"WSU's ambitious goal: Rain $100M for a new medical school by 2017"
Friday, July 10, 2015Puget Sound Business Journal
...For WSU, that means opening the state's second publicly funded medical school. But the meager $2.5 million from the state is just one piece of the funding. ...

"The work we do while we sleep-2"
Thursday, July 09, 2015Huffington Post.com
...review of the explanations researchers had proposed for sleep, Marcos Frank, a neuroscientist then working at the University of Pennsylvania (he is now at WSU Spokane) ...

"Washington State names provost as interim president"
Wednesday, July 08, 2015The Oregonian
...The regents also said it was their intention to name WSU's new medical school in honor of Floyd, and asked Bernardo to develop recommendations on the best way to do that...

"The work we do while we sleep"
Wednesday, July 08, 2015The New Yorker
...Marcos Frank, a neuroscientist then working at the University of Pennsylvania (he is now at WSU Spokane) concluded that the evidence for sleep’s putative effects on cognition was “weak or equivocal.”...

"WSU working to name medical school after Floyd"
Wednesday, July 08, 2015KREM
The Washington State University Board of Regents is trying to name the university's new medical school after former school President Elson Floyd...

"Projects to ease care dependencey will stimulate economy"
Wednesday, July 08, 2015Spokesman Review
Two projects with massive potential for our city are slated to get money in the next biennium: the University District Gateway Bridge, which would connect the U-district campus to East Sprague, and a central city trolley line through the core of the city...

"Internet-based program can help people manage their chronic pain, reduce reliance on opioids"
Wednesday, July 08, 2015News Medical
Washington State University researchers have found that people can manage chronic pain...

"WSU researchers find online program helps people with chronic pain"
Wednesday, July 08, 2015EurekAlert! Science News
Washington State University researchers have found that people can manage chronic pain and reduce their reliance on opioids through an Internet-based program ...

"Researchers find online program helps people with chronic pain"
Wednesday, July 08, 2015Medical Xpress
Washington State University researchers have found that people can manage chronic pain...Marian Wilson, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing, tracked 43 people with chronic non-cancer pain...

"Bernardo names interim president at WSU"
Tuesday, July 07, 2015KHQ-Q6
...regents also said it was their intention to name WSU's new medical school in honor of Floyd, and asked Bernardo to develop recommendations...

"WSU regents say they intend to name medical school after Floyd"
Tuesday, July 07, 2015The Seattle Times
Washington State University’s regents said Tuesday they intend to name the new WSU medical school after late president Elson Floyd, who died June 20...

"WSU regents embrace naming new medical school in honor of Elson Floyd"
Tuesday, July 07, 2015Spokesman Review
Washington State University's new medical school almost certainly will be named in honor of former President Elson Floyd...

"Provost named WSU interim president"
Tuesday, July 07, 2015The Columbian
...intention to name WSU's new medical school in honor of Floyd, and asked Bernardo to develop recommendations on the best way to do that...

"Regents of Washington State univrsity name provost Daniel Bernardo as interim president"
Tuesday, July 07, 2015The Republic Columbus, Indiana
...The regents also said it was their intention to name WSU's new medical school in honor of Floyd...

"Daniel Bernardo named interim president at WSU"
Tuesday, July 07, 2015KING 5
...The regents also said it was their intention to name WSU's new medical school in honor of Floyd, and asked Bernardo to develop recommendations ...

"Young minds need REM sleep to form memories, experiences"
Monday, July 06, 2015Huffington Post
...Led by Marcos Frank, a professor of medical sciences at Washington State University in Spokane, researchers studied the effects of sleep in young animals as it relates to brain development...

"REM sleep critical for young brain development; Medication interferes"
Monday, July 06, 2015Science Newsline
Rapid eye movement or REM sleep actively converts waking experiences into lasting memories and abilities in young brains reports a new study from Washington State University Spokane...

"Ensure your baby sleeps peacefully to boost its brain development"
Sunday, July 05, 2015The HealthSite.com
...‘It helps growing brains adjust the strength or number of their neuronal connections to match the input they receive from their environment,’ said researchers from Washington State University-Spokane...

"WSU President Elson Floyd a hard act to follow"
Sunday, July 05, 2015Bonney Lake Courier-Herald
...two early Floyd initiatives set the tone and pace for Washington State University and the state’s higher education system. Floyd was not afraid of a fight and none was more challenging than the new medical school in Spokane...

"Some medications may alter childhood brain development"
Saturday, July 04, 2015Psychology today
Medications that disrupt rapid eye movement (REM) sleep—such as stimulants, antipsychotics, and antidepressants—may alter the development of a child's brain according to a new study from Washington State University (WSU)...

"REM sleep key for young brain development-2"
Saturday, July 04, 2015MorungExpress.com
...“It helps growing brains adjust the strength or number of their neuronal connections to match the input they receive from their environment,” said researchers from Washington State University-Spokane...

"REM sleep key for young brain development"
Saturday, July 04, 2015Sify.com
..."It helps growing brains adjust the strength or number of their neuronal connections to match the input they receive from their environment," said researchers from Washington State University-Spokane...

"REM sleep critical for young brain development; medication interferes-4"
Friday, July 03, 2015Jersey Tribune
Rapid eye movement...from Washington State University Spokane...

"REM Sleep Converts Waking Experiences into Lasting Memories in Developing Brain"
Friday, July 03, 2015Neuroscience News.com
...REM sleep actively converts waking experiences into lasting memories and abilities in young brains reports a new study from Washington State University Spokane...

"REMsleep critical for young brain development; medication interferes-3"
Friday, July 03, 2015MedicalXpress.com
...REM sleep actively converts waking experiences into lasting memories and abilities in young brains reports a new study from Washington State University Spokane...

"REM sleep critical for young brain development; medication interferes-2"
Friday, July 03, 2015EurekAlert! Science News
Rapid eye movement or REM sleep actively converts waking experiences into lasting memories and abilities in young brains reports a new study from Washington State University Spokane...



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