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Dr. Larry Corey lays out Fred Hutch's approach to COVID vaccine development

Michael Goldberg | Jun 9, 2020 | Washington

In a recent interview with the Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center, the organization's former President and Director, Dr. Larry Corey, explained the vaccine development initiative he's leading. Dr. Corey is heading Fred Hutch's internal operations center for the COVID-19 Prevention Network - a collaboration formed by Dr. Tony Fauci of the...[ Read More ]

Healthcare Management Administrators (HMA) supports Bloodworks Northwest antibody study aimed at combating the impact of COVID-19

| Apr 22, 2020 | Washington

Healthcare Management Administrators, Inc. (HMA) announced today it is donating $10,000 to support Bloodworks Northwest COVID-19 convalescent plasma efforts now underway in conjunction with local healthcare leaders at University of Washington and federal health authorities. The administrator of several hundred self-funded health plans in the Pacific Northwest, HMA is on...[ Read More ]

UW School of Public Health hiring senior lecturer

Madeline Shannon | Feb 19, 2020 | Washington

The University of Washington School of Public Health is looking for a part-time Health Policy Senior Lecturer for the fall.     The position is non-tenured and would be a one-year-long position. The classes this lecturer would be expected to teach include Health Policy and U.S. Healthcare to graduate students...[ Read More ]

Washington Speaker Chopp sponsors bill to launch plans for behavioral health campus

Sara Gentzler | Feb 7, 2019 | Washington

Washington House Speaker Frank Chopp testified for a bill on which he’s the lead sponsor Tuesday. The speaker has said that the bill, which would allow the University of Washington School of Medicine to start planning for a behavioral health-focused teaching hospital, is his first in 20 years. The committee...[ Read More ]

John F. McCarthy, M.D., Named UW School of Medicine Assistant Dean for Rural Programs

| Dec 2, 2016 | Washington

John F. McCarthy, M.D. of Spokane, and Tacoma, Washington, has been named the University of Washington School of Medicine (UWSOM) Assistant Dean for Rural Programs. This position is responsible for leading and developing UWSOM’s rural academic programs including the Rural/Underserved Opportunities Program (RUOP), WWAMI Rural Integrated Training Experience (WRITE), and the...[ Read More ]

Christy Gullion named UW Medicine chief of staff

| Jun 30, 2016 | Washington

Christy D. Gullion has been named chief of staff for UW Medicine and University of Washington associate vice president for medical affairs, effective August 1, 2016. In her new role, Gullion will be responsible for advancing internal and external relationships, providing leadership and coordination for UW Medicine’s strategic priorities and...[ Read More ]