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November 15, 2018

In 2012, Rebekah Fenton gave a lifesaving gift of bone marrow to her younger sister, Elisabeth, who was battling a recurrence of Hodgkin’s lymphoma. On Nov.

November 8, 2018

For years Ben Starnes, a UW Medicine vascular surgeon at Harborview Medical Center, wondered what had happened to the stranger whom his father had helped in a moment of need in 1967.

September 11, 2018

The walls along the hallways of the University of Washington School of Medicine's surgery department are lined with portraits of (mostly) white surgeons.

August 1, 2018

In New Mobility: Life Beyond Wheels, writer Ian Ruder chronicles the rise to fame of Portugal. The Man and Eric Howk, the band's guitarist.

January 21, 2018

Dr. Arno G. Motulsky, a global pioneer in human genetics, died Jan. 17 in Seattle at the age of 94. Through his research, writing and mentoring, he helped create and define the field of medical genetics.

January 11, 2018

Dr. Eduardo Mendez, a UW Medicine surgical oncologist and Fred Hutch researcher known for extraordinary talent and compassion with patients, died Jan. 5 with family at his side.  He was 45 and had battled cancer himself for two years.

September 22, 2017

Kristel Hallsson, 37, was serving in Afghanistan when the deaths of two comrades made her recast her career path. Now she's a first-year student at UW-Spokane.

September 19, 2017

In an essay, Mary-Claire King describes the lows and highs of the week of April Fools’ Day in 1981. Her husband announced he was leaving, having fallen in love with a grad student.  Then her house was ransacked.

June 23, 2017

UW School of Pharmacy Dean Sean Sullivan

 
Credit: Matt Hagen
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June 23, 2017

UW School of Nursing Dean Azita Emami

 
Credit: Anil Kapahi

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