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Research First Friday April 3

You are invited to attend Research First Friday. Research First Friday will be held Friday, April 3 via Zoom from 12:10-1:00 p.m.

Ekaterina Burduli will present: Real-time Breathalyzer Monitoring and Contingency Management for Alcohol Use in Native American Perinatal Women

 Zoom information

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Meeting ID: 708 643 092

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Postponed or Cancelled Events

Healthy Aging Conference – Postponed
In consideration of the health and well-being of the community, the Healthy Aging Conference, originally set for this Saturday, March 14 on the WSU Health Sciences Spokane campus, has been postponed.

The Healthy Aging partners are committed to the safety and well-being of others to lessen and shorten any health impacts from COVID-19. The Healthy Aging Conference is hoping to reschedule in October.

Contact Chris McFaul of Horizon Hospice at 509-489-4581 with any questions.

Spring Festival on March 20 – Postponed
The Spring Festival, scheduled for March 20 and hosted by the campus Wellness Collaborative, has been postponed.

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Inland Northwest Research Symposium format for March 27 modified

In consideration of the health and well-being of attendees as the university continues to keep a close eye on circumstances related to COVID-19, there will be a change of format for the Inland Northwest Research Symposium scheduled for March 27.

The event will not be held in-person, yet organizers are hopeful they can still execute on many activities virtually and make them available to view at your convenience.

The keynote address, Enhancing Human Health and Nutrition from Soil to Society, by Kevin Murphy, PhD, and Julianne Kellogg, will be recorded and organizers are exploring options to live stream the presentation.
All posters will be available online, with … » More …

Nonverbal Communication Workshop April 14

Sponsored by the WSU Administrative Professional Advisory Council and the Office of the President.

It’s a scientific fact that a person’s body gestures give away their true intentions. Actually, over 90 percent of all face-to-face communication is nonverbal; thus, the silent messages of the body often reveal more than the spoken word in conveying true feelings and attitudes. Jan Hargrave, behavioral authority on nonverbal communication, and author of Let Me See Your Body Talk, Freeway of Love, Judge the Jury, Strictly Business Body Language, and Poker Face, helps you improve your communication skills through learning how to:

Master the art of making a positive … » More …

LPRC Methods Workshop May 14

LPRC Methods Workshop: Network Analysis of Qualitative Data: Relying on Freeware, Rigor, and Transparency for the Public Good

Date: May 14th and 15th, 2020; 9am – 5pm, WSU-Pullman

Presenter: Manuel González Canché, University of Pennsylvania

Cost: $80-faculty, $40 students, $40 for Zoom from other WSU campuses:

Registration includes workshop, course packet, and refreshments if on-site.

To register: 1) Please visit and select “click here to register”

2) Send/deliver a check written to WSU ELSSECP to Priscilla Rose; Cleveland Hall 351, Mailcode: 2136. If paying by IRI, e-mail to inform her of your payment. This must … » More …

Trauma-Informed Care Seminar March 3

Trauma-Informed Care Seminar: Utilizing Principles of Trauma-Informed Care in Healthcare Settings

WHAT: A brief seminar about recognizing trauma and clinical principles which can help us better serve our patients

WHEN: Tuesday, March 3, 2020, 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.


Light refreshments provided.

Presented By: Amanda Crist, Occupational Therapy Student
Faculty Supervisor: Rachel Stankey, OTR/L

Deadline to Register for Nursing’s 50th Anniversary Gala is Feb. 21

Have you Registered? Seats are going fast. Sign up as an individual or purchase a table.

Saturday, March 7, 2020
5:00-6:00 PM – check in and cocktail hour
6:00 PM – dinner and program
The Historic Davenport Hotel, Pennington Ballroom
10 South Post Street
Spokane, WA 99201

Discounted room rate available – Make sure to specify the The Historic Hotel

Tickets: $50 individually or host a table of 8 for $400 (includes complimentary bottle of wine).

Accommodation requests related to a disability or dietary restrictions should be made by February 14, 2020 to Heather Byrd, 509-358-7586, » More …

Healthy Aging Conference, Register Today

WSU Health Sciences Spokane is hosting the 2020 Health Aging Conference on Saturday, March 14, from 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., in the Academic Center (SAC). This day long event will focus on educating and empowering caregivers and those that are retirement age and beyond with one hour aging related sessions.

Topics include:

Memory Concerns
Caregiver Support
Movement, Safety and Frailty
Geriatric Medical Issues
Maintaining Patient Choices
Legal and Financial Issues
Insurance & Veterans Benefits
Dental Options
Levels of Care
Residence Transitions

The event is free and open to the public.  All guests must register … » More …

Announcement of Doctoral Prelim Exam Jan. 23 – Jennifer Thomas

Thursday, January 23, 2020, 10:00 AM

Spokane: SNRS 203
Vancouver AMS: VLIB 210B

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Dissertation Chair: Dr. Denise A. Smart, DrPH, MPH, BSN, RN, NHDP-BC

Military children face challenging experiences that can have a direct impact on their identity development in adolescence.  Among these challenges are frequent relocations that require them to part from established peer relationships and integrate into new social settings during times when … » More …

Research Grand Rounds Jan. 22

Reducing Tobacco Use in Vulnerable Populations: Tobacco control and Regulatory Interventions

Presented by: Dr. Stephen Higgins

Professor and Virginia H. Donaldson Chair in Translational Science, Departments of Psychiatry and Psychological Science and

Director, Vermont Center for Behavior and Health, University of Vermont

Wednesday, January 22, 2020   |  12:10-1:00pm

Light Lunch Provided

Washington State University Spokane Campus , Spokane: SNRS 105


Meeting ID: 996 619 606

Stephen T. Higgins, Ph.D., is Director of the University of Vermont’s (UVM) Vermont Center on Behavior and Health (VCBH). The Center is supported by … » More …