Author: Christen Bourgeois

OLYMPIA – Originally published by the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) Drug overdose and opioid misuse are serious public health crises impacting communities nationwide. Washington State Department of Health’s (DOH) new State Unintentional Drug Overdose Reporting…

Why do we observe Orange Shirt Day? / On September 30, our nation will observe Orange Shirt Day in memory of the hundreds of thousands of Native children who attended Indian boarding schools since 1819,…

Together, we are more (Juntos Somas Mas). We have all heard the saying: “If you want to go fast, go alone, if you want to go far, go together.” Although its original namesake does not…

Originally published by Institute of Translational Health Sciences (ITHS) on August 29, 2023 Dr. Sebastian T. Tong, the associate director of the ITHS WWAMI Region Practice and Research Network (WPRN) has been designated as a 2023 National…

/ Celebrating Women / This year’s theme for Women’s Equality Day is “Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories”. From the earliest storytellers through pioneering journalists, our experiences have been captured by a wide variety of artists…

Originally published on 08/02/2023 by UW Medicine, Department of Pediatrics Dr. Brian Johnston, Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of General Pediatrics, was recently named by the Harborview Medical Executive Board as the incoming Associate…

For more than two decades, Seattle Magazine has published a list of the region’s top doctors.  HIPRC Core Faculty Member, Michele Curatolo, MD, PhD was voted one of the Top Pain Medicine Doctors in the Puget…

Prioritizing Minority Mental Health This national observance raises awareness of the challenges that affect the mental health of racial and ethnic minority groups. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than…

What is Juneteenth? Juneteenth (June 19th), also known as “Freedom Day”, marks the day in 1865 when a group of enslaved people in Galveston, Texas, finally learned that they were free from the institution of…

  Dr. Saman Arbabi, Professor & Chief of Trauma, Division of Trauma, Burn and Critical Care Surgery, has been named by the Harborview Medical Executive Board and Harborview Board of Trustees to serve as the…

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