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This column seeks to inform readers about new developments and events coming out of the UW’s medical community, such as the approval of a new cystic fibrosis drug.

Campus pulse

This column seeks to inform readers about new developments and events coming out of the UW’s medical community, such as a new drug targeting cystic fibrosis and a study concerning the sharing of medical records.

High-school freshman donates $9,500 to the UW Med Center

Greer Gates, a high-school freshman from Poulsbo, Wash., has been crafting and selling custom-made jewelry for seven years, and earlier this month she donated $9,500 from jewelry sales to the UW Medical Center’s Feuer Research Fund for Prevention & Treatment of Ovarian Cancer.

Closing of UW Nursing’s midwife program sparks controversy

The UW School of Nursing faculty recently recommended by a vote of 25 to 19 to discontinue the nurse-midwifery, neonatal, and perinatal programs.

New center addresses global-health issues

The new Global Center for Integrated Health of Women, Adolescents and Children (Global WACh) approaches three types of health care as unified.

Campus pulse

This column seeks to inform readers about new developments and events coming out of the UW’s medical community, such as a study on child care centers and a benefit auction for Country Doctor Youth Clinic.

Students organize medical-care day for homeless

UW graduate students, physicians, and nurses are bringing health care to the homeless Jan. 14. They will be providing checkups and other forms of basic care to the residents of Tent City 4, a mobile encampment currently located in the parking lot of the Community Church of Issaquah.

UW medical students to run HIV testing center

UW TEST, an outreach HIV-testing program, is beginning operations soon at the nonprofit Seattle Area Support Groups (SASG) house on Capitol Hill. UW medical students, in collaboration with SASG and King County Public Health, will run the program, and in the process, earn experience for themselves while helping others.

Campus Pulse

Prostate cancer screening controversy and anesthesia research

Kinecting with students

Students and faculty at UW Bothell are developing a program that teaches math with the help of an Xbox controller.