Monday, April 11, 2016

Pre-doctoral social work students Tiffany Jones andClaire Willey are two of 12 students accepted from five of the six UW health sciences schools and the College of Engineering into the UW Institute of Translational Health Sciences to pursue multidisciplinary research. Tiffany Jones will be conducting an assessment of strategies for social and emotional earning in the Seattle Public School District. Claire Willey will focus on "Observing the Observer"— examining the production of domestic violence in the development literature on Nepal. “We are excited to welcome this promising group of trainees into our TL1 program,” stated Dr. Mary L. (Nora) Disis, principal investigator of ITHS and associate dean for translational science in the UW School of Medicine.