Washington’s community-based medical school
Equipping students to become health care leaders of the future, ready to serve in communities where they are needed most.
The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine seeks applicants with ties to Washington who want to leave a legacy of improving the health of Washington communities and, specifically, individuals who want to help solve problems in challenging health care environments within the state.
In the news
WSU research center to help Native people fight alcohol abuse
The center, supported by a five‑year, $7.1 million NIH grant, will identify and promote treatments to reduce alcohol abuse among Native people.Read Story
Study shows promise in preventing heart disease in cancer survivors
A new study by WSU researchers suggests that a protein called CDK2 plays a critical role in heart damage caused by doxorubicin, a commonly used chemotherapy drug.Read Story
How sleep works in the brain — WSU researchers discover clues
Star-shaped brain cells called astrocytes appear to play an essential role in sleep, scientists with the WSU Sleep and Performance Research Center are finding.Read Story
Nov. 5: Personalized health care focus of biotechnology presentation
Leroy Hood, co‑founder of the Institute for Systems Biology, will give a presentation titled “Systems Medicine, Personalized Health Care and Community Health.”Read Story
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