Category: 4th Quarter 2015

SSW Faculty and IWRI’s Cynthia Pearson

A 2015 article from Research on Social Work Practice ranked the following University of Washington School of Social Work faculty among the top 25 women engaged in social work research: Betsy Wells, Kelly Cue Davis, Diane Morrison, Taryn Lindhorst, Paula

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Summer Institute in LGBT Population Health

The Summer Institute in LGBT Population Health is an extraordinary opportunity to train early career scholars in LGBT health research. 
The Summer Institute provides interdisciplinary training in the theoretical and methodological foundations of how to best conduct research with sexual

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Melissa Watkinson Selected as Marc Hershman Marine Policy Fellow

Melissa Watkinson, a citizen of the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma, has been selected as the first Hershman Marine Policy Fellow from the University of Washington Bothell. Melissa’s passion for her community and the Pacific Northwest led her to complete her

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IWRI Research Scientist Rachelle McCarty Publishes Paper on Emergency Department Usage

Research Scientist and Program Manager of the Healthy Hearts, Healthy Minds Program, Rachelle McCarty, recently published a journal article entitled “Frequent ED utilizers: A case management program to address patient needs” in the September 2015 issue of Nursing Management. Rachelle

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Welcome to IWRI, Anita Rocha

Please welcome Anita Rocha to IWRI. Anita recently joined the IWRI family as a data manager. She hails from just across the UW campus where she worked as a statistical programmer and data manager for the Center for Studies in

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Goodbye, Cam Solomon

I am very sad to have left all the great people and friends at IWRI. I really had fun working with some of the best folks I’ve had a chance to spend time with. I learned an incredible amount, and

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Community Relations Director Polly Olsen Leaves IWRI

Polly Olsen (Yakama Nation) recently departed from the University of Washington after nearly 20 years of dedicated service. She is now Executive Director for the Association of American Indian Physicians in Oklahoma City. During her time at the UW, she

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Māhina: Decolonizing and Indigenizing Health Research

Te torino haere whakamua, whakamuri (At the same time the spiral is going forward, it is going back) Central to the Māori culture, the koru symbol is based on the unfurling fern frond of the silver fern native to Aotearoa

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Addressing Violence against Women in Native Communities

The third meeting of the Indigenous Research Collaborative to End Violence took place Sept. 14-15, 2015 at the Talaris Center near the Univ. of Washington campus in Seattle. Meeting attendees were primarily Indigenous women researchers. They were academics, professors, community

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“ETHICS” Project Launched

Dr. Cynthia Pearson, Dr. Myra Parker (Mandan and Hidatsa), Dr. Celia Fisher, and Caitlin Donald (Osage Nation and The Ponca Tribe of Oklahoma) are pleased to announce that ETHICS – Ethics Training for Health in Indigenous Communities study was funded

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