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"Spokane economy gains jobs in key areas-2"
Wednesday, June 22, 2016The Columbian
...covers everything from legal and accounting firms to research and development connected to the new Washington State University medical school...

"Spokane economy gains jobs in key areas"
Wednesday, June 22, 2016The Spokesman-Review
...About a third of that growth was in health care jobs, which...covers everything from legal and accounting firms to research and development connected to the new Washington State University medical school...

"Hospital meets with WSU medical college"
Wednesday, June 22, 2016The Star
..Kenneth Roberts, the vice dean for academic and community partnerships for the WSU College of Medicine, along with Jeffrey Bell, a partner at Gallatin Public Affairs,

"Website airs new details in development strategy"
Thursday, June 16, 2016Journal of Business
...developers still are working on ground lease negotiations for the Washington-State University-owned Jensen-Byrd development site...

"WSU wants life science community's help for new med school"
Friday, June 10, 2016Puget Sound Business Journal
...As the new Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine at Washington State University gets closer to accreditation — with hopes of enrolling students...

"Study of police officers finds fatigue impacts tactical social interaction"
Wednesday, June 08, 2016EurekAlert! Science News
"...normal day shifts perform much better than those on other shifts," said principal investigator Bryan Vila, PhD, professor of criminal justice and criminology at Washington State University, Spokane...

"Benefits to timing chemotherapy to body's 'awake' time-3"
Tuesday, June 07, 2016Health Medicine Network
...Research at the WSU College of Pharmacy supports the university’s land-grant mission to address some of society’s most complex issues,...

"Benefits to timing chemotherapy to body's 'awake' time-2"
Tuesday, June 07, 2016EurekAlert! Science news
...Washington State University College of Pharmacy suggests there may be benefits to timing chemotherapy in cancer patients to the time of day the body is "most awake."...

"Benefits to timing chemotherapy to body's 'awake' time"
Tuesday, June 07, 2016ScienceDaily
...Research from the Washington State University College of Pharmacy suggests there may be benefits to timing chemotherapy in cancer patients to the time of day the body is "most awake."...

"Time for pain meds?"
Monday, June 06, 2016Inlander
John R. White chairs WSU-Spokane's Department of Pharmacotherapy..

"Reading Tea Leaves-can green tea fight rheumatoid arthritis: One WSU professor says it may do that - and more"
Monday, June 06, 2016Inlander
...Salah-uddin Ahmed, an associate professor at Washington State University's School of Pharmacy, isn't quite on the cover of the February issue of the medical journal...

"What makes Donal Trump such a cranky baby?"
Monday, June 06, 2016Politics Informer
...“Lack of sleep often affects mood in substantial ways,” Paul Whitney, professor of psychology at Washington State University, told HuffPost.

"City moves forward with delayed Martin Luther King Jr. boulevard extension, ponders condemnation"
Friday, June 03, 2016The Spokesman-Review
...University District leaders, Washington State University Spokane and Union Gospel Mission have come out in support of the road project, saying it will ease traffic congestion in the Riverpoint area...

"Q&A with Bill Savitz of Ignite Northwest-Accelerating business"
Thursday, June 02, 2016Journal of Business
...We were specifically looking forward to when the (Washington State University) School of Medicine is here. As the medical school starts to develop and researchers are brought in for the medical school, there will be research that spins toward commercialization,...

"Cross-discipline academia at WSU Spokane's nursing school"
Thursday, June 02, 2016Journal of Business
Joyce Griffin-Sobel started as dean of Washington State University Spokane’s College of Nursing on April 25...

"Jensen Byrd District purposed for east side of Downtown Spokane"
Friday, May 27, 2016Inland NW Business
...The building is currently owned by Washington State University, who's Spokane campus is only a short walk away from the building itself...

"Jensen-Byrd restoration effots could be risky"
Thursday, May 26, 2016KREM2
...Many have threatened to tear the historic building down because the work to restore will not be easy. But, Washington State University and its contract developers have plans to bring the building into future while preserving its historic charm...

"Massive 250,000 square foot Jensen-Byrd District promises adaptive resuse, space for tech/biotech companies"
Thursday, May 26, 2016Spokane Rising
...Earlier this year, WSU Spokane awarded a contract for remodel and reuse of the Jensen-Byrd Building...

"Inland Northwest doctor shortage could get worse before it gets better"
Tuesday, May 24, 2016KHQ - Q6 News
...Washington State University researchers indicate 19 of 39 counties in Washington are severely underserved, with 10 doctors per 10,000 people...

"Spokane clinic gives free eye exams to service dogs"
Thursday, May 19, 2016KREM 2
...These free services are offered every Wednesday-Friday during May at the Washington State University campuses in both Spokane and Pullman.

"Blind horse in North Bend draws community attention"
Wednesday, May 18, 2016Snoqualmie Valley Record
...Thompson is looking for medical treatment that would help Shy's eyesight. She is considering taking Shy to the WSU Veterinary Specialty Teaching Clinic in Spokane...

"Decades of Research Provide Guidance on Police Wellness"
Monday, May 16, 2016National Institute of Justice
...Recently, I had a chance to visit with Dr. Bryan Vila, a former police officer turned professor at Washington State University, and tour the Simulated Hazardous Operational Tasks (SHOT) Laboratory...

"Washington's healthcare shortages receive new focus"
Tuesday, May 10, 2016Crosscut.com
...With Washington State University’s Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine slated to open in Spokane in the fall of 2017,...

"New medical schools aim to fix America's broken health care system"
Monday, May 09, 2016STATNews.com
...And yet, over the next few years, a crop of medical schools will open on campuses at Washington State University, City University of New York, Seton Hall University, and elsewhere...

"Yemeni dentist and WSU grad on a journey to help his country"
Sunday, May 08, 2016The Spokesman-Review
...On Friday afternoon, the Fulbright scholar delivered a commencement speech to his fellow graduates of Washington State University’s Riverpoint campus...

"Spokane police, despite bias, less likely to shoot black suspects, WS study finds"
Saturday, May 07, 2016The Seattle Times
A new study from WSU Spokane says Spokane police officers appear less likely to shoot unarmed black suspects than unarmed white ones, even though most officers subconsciously associate...

"In spite of bias, WSU study finds Spokane police less likely to shoot black suspects"
Friday, May 06, 2016The Spokesman-Review
A new study from WSU Spokane says Spokane police officers appear less likely to shoot unarmed black suspects than unarmed white ones,...

"WSU program ensures bodies for medical study"
Thursday, May 05, 2016Salem-News.com
The new Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine at Washington State University is procuring the resources it will need once it receives permission to admit students...

"Life sciences could become economic engine for Spokane"
Thursday, May 05, 2016Journal of Business
...Key to the goal of pursuing growth in the life sciences sector...have been the investments in STEM, the Riverpoint campus, the University District, and the efforts in medical education that yielded the expanded WWAMI program and the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine...

"Changes loom for WSU's Native American health sciences program"
Thursday, May 05, 2016The Journal of Business
...Washington State University’s Native American Health Sciences program will soon face some changes as it continues its support of providing resources to young Native students...

"Prosecutors: No plans to review cases involving ousted LA sheriff's official"
Monday, May 02, 2016Los Angeles Daily News
...But Bryan Vila, a Washington State University criminal justice professor, points out that there’s not necessarily a connection between people’s implicit biases and what they do on the streets...

"Police more reluctant to shoot blacks than whites, study finds"
Monday, May 02, 2016The Washington Times
...Instead, the Washington State University research, which was conducted before the 2014 shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, lends support to previous studies pointing to a “reverse racism” phenomenon in policing...

"New mental health tool expedites patient evaluation"
Friday, April 29, 2016HealthCanal.com
Washington State University researchers have developed a new assessment tool to gauge the risk that someone with a mental illness will commit a crime. ..

"WSU looking for bodies for medical study"
Friday, April 29, 2016KHQ-Q6
The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine at Washington State University is looking for people to donate their bodies after death so new students can have cadavers to learn from...

"So fresh, So clean"
Thursday, April 28, 2016Inlander
...community spring "Cleaning from the Corridor," their matching, bright-colored T-shirts a marker of the company or nonprofit they were representing: bright red for the "Cougs in the Community," bright yellow for ...

"Study says police less likely to shoot unarmed blacks than unarmed whites"
Wednesday, April 27, 2016The Crime Report
...The results come from a laboratory project at Washington State University using highly realistic police simulators, in which actors in various scenarios approach and respond to officers on large,...

"The Startling Dangers of Drowsy Driving"
Tuesday, April 19, 2016Huffington Post
...“In that instant, you could miss a critical event, like somebody braking or somebody crossing lanes, and that’s when you get into an accident,” explains Hans P.A. Van Dongen, Ph.D., director of the Sleep and Performance Research Center at bWashington State University-Spokane/b...

"A President's Role"
Thursday, April 14, 2016Inlander
...There's three major items that attracted me here. The first was the medical school — the chance to build and work together and build the second publicly funded medical school in Washington...

"Spokane County Jail receives an additional $1.75 million from MacArthur Foundation to reduce overcrowding"
Wednesday, April 13, 2016The Spokesman-Review
...which will use a revised risk assessment tool developed by Washington State University Professor Zach Hamilton to determine who should be booked into jail and who should be diverted to other social programs...

"Study shows overall drop in ER visits among patients served by prescription assistance program"
Thursday, April 07, 2016News-Medical net
A graduate student at Washington State University Spokane is the lead author on a research paper that shows an overall drop in emergency room visits and hospitalizations...

"Fulfilling Elson Floyd's vision for WSU in Everett"
Wednesday, April 06, 2016Herald Net
...and last year's legislative approval to start a school of medicine at WSU's Spokane campus...

"Prescription assistance tied to fewer ER visits-4"
Wednesday, April 06, 2016Science Codex.com
A graduate student at Washington State University Spokane is the lead author on a research paper...

"Prescription assistance tied to fewer ER visits-3"
Wednesday, April 06, 2016EurekAlert! Science News
A graduate student at Washington State University Spokane is the lead author on a research paper...

"Prescription assistance tied to fewer ER visits-2"
Wednesday, April 06, 2016MedicalXpress.com
A graduate student at Washington State University Spokane is the lead author on a research paper that shows an overall drop in emergency room visits...

"Prescription assistance tied to fewer ER visits"
Wednesday, April 06, 2016Science Daily
A graduate student at Washington State University Spokane is the lead author on a research paper that shows an overall drop in emergency room visits and hospitalizations by patients...

"Prescription assistance tied to fewer ER visits for some"
Tuesday, April 05, 2016HealthCanal.com
A graduate student at Washington State University Spokane is the lead author on a research paper that shows an overall drop in emergency room visits and hospitalizations by patients...

"How the sun and your wellness are connected; plus other health news"
Tuesday, April 05, 2016Inlander
...WSU’s College of Pharmacy in Spokane recently announced a new three-year grant funding research that may one day lead to medications to treat Alzheimer’s,...

"WSU's next president says he'll work to smooth ties with UW"
Monday, April 04, 2016The Seattle Times
...The two schools feuded for more than a year over WSU’s plans to create its own medical school in Spokane, until May 2015, when the Legislature approved a bill paving the way for WSU to begin the accreditation process...

"Access to free or low-cost medicines helps reduce ER and hospital use, Spokane study finds"
Monday, April 04, 2016The Spokesman-Review
...The study was a collaboration between the Spokane Prescription Assistance Network, Washington State University Spokane, and local doctors and hospitals...

"New WSU president said medical school was a big attraction for him"
Monday, April 04, 2016The Spokesman-Review
In his first meetings with students, staff and the media Friday, Washington State University President-elect Kirk Schulz said WSU’s new medical school in Spokane was one of the reasons he applied for the job...

"WSU president-elect, spouse visit Tri-Cities campus"
Friday, April 01, 2016Tri-City Herald
.... Kirk Schulz said his first six months on the job will be exploratory and that he has a lot to learn, especially when it comes to WSU health care programs such as nursing and the fledgling medical school now named for his predecessor, Elson Floyd...

"Incoming WSU President Schulz kicks off statewide tour"
Friday, April 01, 2016Northwest Public Radio
...Schulz is scheduled to take the presidency in Pullman in June. He told reporters, the new WSU medical school former president Elson Floyd campaigned for, is one of his top priorities...

"New WSU president attracted by academics, medical school"
Friday, April 01, 2016Herald Net
The new president of Washington State University said Friday he was drawn to the school by its high academic standards and by the planned new medical school...

"Schulz ready to take charge as WSU president"
Friday, April 01, 2016KXLY.com
Kirk Schulz, Washington State University's new president, is getting acquainted with his new home in the Inland Northwest, touring campuses in Pullman, Tri-Cities and Spokane Friday...

"New WSU president tours Spokane campus"
Friday, April 01, 2016KREM 2
...Schulz said taking his new position was a no brainer. He said he was impressed with WSU’s academic standing, as well as with the medical school...



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