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2021 Inclusive Excellence Scholar in Residence May 11-12

The Office of Diversity, Health Justice, and Belonging invites you to the second annual WSU College of Medicine Inclusive Excellence Scholar in Residence on May 11-12.

The event will consist of a series of sessions designed to be interconnected, sequenced, and grounded in the college mission. This year’s program will feature advocates, activists, clinicians/practitioners, scholars, and artists grounded in the theme Health Justice and Belonging.

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Connie Nguyen-Truong a Panelist at YWCA’s Stand Against Racism Event April 22

Stand Against Racism 2021: Addressing Racism As A Public Health Crisis

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This year, YWCA Spokane’s courageous conversation will align with YWCA USA’s national theme – From Declarations to Change: Addressing Racism as a Public Health Crisis.

What: YWCA Spokane’s Annual Stand Against Racism
When: Thursday, April 22, 2021 | 5:30pm – 7:00pm
5:30pm – 6:00pm Celebrate Local Artists
6:00pm – 7:00pm Panel Discussion
Where: Virtual event, link to access will be provided the day before the event.
Cost: Free and open to the public (registration required)
Questions: SAR@ywcaspokane.org | 509.789.9304
Share: #standagainstracism

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WSU College of Nursing Virtual Scholarship Reception April 22

Dean Mary Koithan and the Washington State University College of Nursing cordially invite you to attend a virtual event celebrating College of Nursing donors and student scholarship recipients.

Thursday, April 22, 2021
5:30-6:30 pm

To register for this year’s event, please fill out the registration form online or contact Amy Cox at 509-324-7376.

Upon completion of your registration, you will receive an email containing a link and information to join the Zoom event.

John McLean Riley, Jr. “Nurses as a Business” Education Virtual Spring at 4:00 PM

Faculty – please encourage your students to attend this free virtual event this afternoon at 4:00 PM. All students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend.

Finding Your Strength – at the Bedside and Beyond

Wednesday, April 7, 2021
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Zach Smith (BSN ‘09), RN
Zach Smith, BSN, RN, graduated from the WSU College of Nursing in 2009 right as the Great Recession was peaking and new grad jobs were disappearing. This led to a 6-year bedside career with stints in a SNF, ICU, Adult MedSurg, and Pediatrics, only to be followed by a career in nursing beyond the … » More …

Research First Friday April 2

Presenter: Dr. Tracy Klein, PhD, ARNP and Dr. Daniel Hartung, PharmD, MPH

Title: Expanding Prescriptive Authority to APRNs for Buprenorphine: Acquisition, Access, and Impact

Description: This presentation is part of a three-part study of prescription drug monitoring state data to examine how expansion of federal prescribing law increased access to buprenorphine, focusing on very rural Oregon counties. Future studies will identify predictors of expanded authority acquisition as well as any subsequent impact on co-prescribing of other controlled substances.

Zoom Info:

Join Zoom Meeting from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or Android: https://wsu.zoom.us/j/95452730595?pwd=bW02OExLY3VvN2lCQTdaVzloK2ZvZz09&from=msft
Meeting ID: 954 5273 0595
Passcode: 1037

Spring 2021 Honors Thesis Presentations

Wednesday, March 31 at 3pm

“COVID-19 Knowledge and Preventive Practices Related to Source of Information at the Start of U.S. Lockdowns”
Julia Damon
Summary: This thesis project examines how the source of information effects an individual’s level of knowledge related to COVID-19
and in turn, the adoption of proper preventive practices.
Advisor: Janessa Graves
Evaluator: Tulla Landis
Zoom link:
https://zoom.us/j/93728671838
Meeting ID: 937 2867 1838

Wednesday, March 31 at 4pm

“School Lunch Programs and Food Insecurity: Washington State School District Response to COVID-19 Pandemic”
Vanessa Tav
Summary: This honors thesis reviews the effectiveness … » More …

Medicine In the Streets Featuring Dr. Jim O’Connell March 31

Medicine in the Streets Flyer

Medicine in the Streets: A Team-based Approach to Caring for Boston’s Rough Sleepers
March 31, 2021
12 – 1 p.m.

The Robert F. E. Stier Memorial Lecture in Medicine, presented this year by Dr. Jim O’Connell (pictured), president and founder of the Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program.

Learn more and RSVP at: https://spokane.wsu.edu/research/events/stier-lecture/.