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"WSU researchers find some genes help resist sleep-deprivation, and the military has noticed"
Thursday, May 17, 2018Inlander
...WSU researchers wanted to learn how lack of sleep impairs cognitive flexibility,and why...

"WSU names cancer research lab after former Ritzville Woman"
Tuesday, May 15, 2018Spokane Public Radio
Washington State University is naming a cancer research laboratory on its Spokane campus after a former Ritzville woman...

"Hannah's Path to Medical School"
Friday, May 11, 2018AAMC
...During the MMI interview at WSU, Hannah felt like she was able to present her whole self...

"Washington State University will launch study on impact of 12-hour nursing shifts"
Monday, May 07, 2018Inlander
...That's the question that a team led by Lois James, a researcher at the Washington State University College of Nursing, is trying to answer...

"WSU Everett Medical College Dean to speak at Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary May 8 meeting"
Saturday, May 05, 2018My Edmond News
Lawrence Schecter MD, Associate Dean of Medical Education,Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, at WSU Everett will be the guest speaker at the Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary...

"Premature death rate puts Spokane in bottom half of Washington Counties"
Tuesday, May 01, 2018The Spokesman Review
...“Spokane is undergoing a renaissance right now in many ways,” he said, pointing to economic growth and the new Washington State University medical school...

"Two WSU professors and their science-minded son apply their skills to Spokane's new winery"
Thursday, April 26, 2018Inlander
...Patricia and Phillip Butterfield — both with doctorate degrees in health science fields and teaching at WSU's Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine — founded the winery with their son, Tristan...

"Verify: Breaking down Rep McMorris Rodgers' healthcare vote"
Wednesday, April 25, 2018KREM 2 News
...To verify whether or not Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers' claim was accurate, KREM 2 consulted Elizabeth Wood, who works on healthcare policy research for Washington State University in Spokane...

"Spokane finalizes naming of "University District Gateway Bridge""
Tuesday, April 24, 2018Inlander
...city leaders have finally settled on a name: the University District Gateway Bridge. Creative!

"Proponent: Spokane mobile medical clinnic would best reach those excluded from care"
Tuesday, April 24, 2018The Spokesman-Review
...To create a Spokane-based mobile clinic, WSU has partnered with the Spokane Alliance, a group of roughly 30 churches, nonprofits and other community organizations...

"Exclusive: A review of the new, improved Waterloo Police use-of-force policy"
Monday, April 23, 2018Bleeding Heartland
...An assistant professor at Washington State University’s College of Nursing, James has studied the use of force by law enforcement for nearly a decade. Her doctoral dissertation examined how a suspects' race and ethnicity...

"What they're watching: Daryll DeWald"
Monday, April 23, 2018State of Reform
Daryll DeWald, Chancellor of WSU Health Sciences, Spokane Campus, joins us in this edition of “What They’re Watching” to discuss training medical professionals...

"CougsFirst comes to Spokane for the first time during WSU's Spokane Week"
Thursday, April 19, 2018KXLY.com
...The event was first started by Washington State University alumni in the Seattle-area seven years ago. The addition of CougsFirst Spokane comes during WSU’s Spokane Week...

"Access to care key for NACDS Foundation faculty scholar alum"
Thursday, April 19, 2018NACDS
...McKeirnan, a former NACDS Foundation Faculty Scholar, graduated from the Washington State University College of Pharmacy in 2008 and then worked for Albertson’s as a staff pharmacist and pharmacy manager for five years...

"For patients with chronic pain, opioids may not work at all, researchers find"
Thursday, April 19, 2018Inlander
...But Washington State University associate professor Sterling McPherson says that may not be doing patients any good...

"Spokane, Urbanova selected for sustainable infrastructure Smart Cities Award"
Tuesday, April 17, 2018Urbanova
...Among Urbanova’s initial projects are a Smart and Connected Streetlights Pilot Project, Shared Energy Economy Model Pilot and Gallup People-Centered Analysis Research Project. Founding partners are Avista, Itron, McKinstry, University District, Washington State University and the City of Spokane...

"Spokane County may join legal action against companies that make prescription painkillers"
Tuesday, April 17, 2018The Spokesman-Review
...Marian Wilson, a nursing professor and researcher at Washington State University who studies opioid addiction and pain management,...

"WSU students, community to tackle health care issues"
Friday, April 13, 2018KREM2 news
Washington State University students are leading the change to tackle many of the health care challenges faced in rural communities across the state...

"Interview with Chancellor Daryll DeWald"
Thursday, April 12, 2018SoundCloud
...WSU Spokane Chancellor Daryll DeWald joins us for an engaging conversation about all things WSU Spokane...

"Nursing to be most in-demand professon in Spoakne, forecast says"
Thursday, April 12, 2018Journal of Business
...In Spokane County, about 250 registered nursing positions are expected to need filling annually between 2020 and 2025,...

"Stopping long-term opioid therapy has no effect on pain-2"
Wednesday, April 11, 2018OHSU
“potential adverse effects of taking patients off opioids,” said lead author Sterling McPherson, Ph.D., associate professor and director of biostatistics and clinical trial design at Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine.

"Portland VA study says that patients have same long-term pain with or without opioids"
Wednesday, April 11, 2018OregonLive.com
...don't fully understand the impact of taking patients off of long-term opioid therapy for treating chronic pain," said lead author Sterling McPherson, associate professor and director of biostatistics and clinical trial design at Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine...

"Stopping long-term opioid therapy has no effect on pain"
Wednesday, April 11, 2018Stamford Advocate
...“There’s still a lot to learn about the potential adverse effects of taking patients off opioids,” said lead author Sterling McPherson, Ph.D., associate professor and director of biostatistics and clinical trial design at Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine...

"A late-season flu strain is pounding some places in Washington. What about the Tri-Cities?"
Tuesday, April 10, 2018Tri-City Herald
...We now know from research that it causes equally severe illness,” said Dr. George Novan, clinical professor of medicine at Washington State University’s Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, in a news release...

"Spokane's own Shark Tank has pumped some $800K into the regional economy"
Thursday, April 05, 2018INLANDER
...says Michael Ebinger, director of the WSU Center for Innovation. "It's great to see the quality of the plans and the projects improving steadily over the five years that I have judged, too."...

"WSU ranks first in national pharmacy competition"
Thursday, April 05, 2018Daily News
A team of Washington State University pharmacy students snagged first place at a national pharmaceutical competition last month in Florida...

"A rotation abroad: Rural pharmacy practice in southern Ecuador"
Wednesday, April 04, 2018Pharmacy Times
...Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience rotation based in Rio Bamba, Ecuador, during my fourth year of pharmacy school at Washington State University College of Pharmacy...

"CDC report highlights current trends in opioid prescriptions"
Tuesday, April 03, 2018The Spokesman Review
...Dr. Kimberly McKeirnan, PharmD, BCACP, is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacotherapy at the Washington State University College of Pharmacy. She joined...

"Corbin Senior Center hosts health fair"
Tuesday, April 03, 2018The Spokesman-Review
...Students from Washington State University College of Nursing will provide free screenings...

"Tackling Depression"
Monday, April 02, 2018Inlander
...John R. White is Chair of the Department of Pharmacotherapy in the College of Pharmacy at WSU-Spokane and the author of two books.

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