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Grocery store meat section
Grocery store meat section
Fearing the wurst: the association of red and processed meats with chronic disease risk
Fred Hutch News,

Ross Prentice is among the researchers who recently published a study in the Journal of Nutrition and Nutritional Epidemiology seeking to clarify the role that red and processed meat play in chronic disease risk in the diets of post-menopausal women. Hint: it’s complicated.

Daniela Witten
Daniela Witten
UW’s Daniela Witten receives prestigious COPSS Presidents’ Award
Daniela Witten, professor of biostatistics and statistics at University of Washington and the Dorothy Gilford Endowed Chair in Mathematical Statistics, has received the prestigious 2022 Presidents’ Award from the Committee
Headshot of Katie Kerr
Headshot of Katie Kerr
Pathologists giving second opinions are influenced by knowledge of first diagnosis
Second opinions are believed to give both patients and physicians better insight into medical diagnoses and help them make better decisions about care and treatment.
R Coley
R Coley
Dementia risk screening tool shows promise in health care setting
Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute,

In a new study, a tool to help discover undiagnosed dementia performed well in 2 separate health systems. “Around 50% of people living with dementia are undiagnosed,” said lead author Yates Coley, PhD, assistant biostatistics investigator at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute (KPWHRI) and an affiliate assistant professor of biostatistics at the University of Washington.

Photo of Jon Wakefield
Photo of Jon Wakefield
COVID FINDINGS — WITH SOME CONTROVERSY
College of Arts & Sciences,

When the World Health Organization (WHO) published an estimate of excess deaths worldwide during the COVID pandemic, Jon Wakefield expected some media interest. He did not anticipate a deluge of news stories and interview requests about the findings.