Underlying all the discussions Patient Power has with University of Washington faculty members about the latest developments related to specific conditions is the power of the research done at the University of Washington. Yet, the general public doesn’t often get the opportunity to deepen their understanding as to all the innovations that can be attributed to the research that happens here. On this episode of Patient Power, Dr. John Slattery, Vice Dean of Research and Graduation Education at the University of Washington School of Medicine, joins host Andrew Schorr to give the public insight into all that goes on at a leading research institution.
The University of Washington is the largest recipient of federal research funding among public universities and second among all public and private universities in the country, a position that the university has held each year since 1974. Andrew and Dr. Slattery explore how this happens, what has developed here, and where the University of Washington is headed. What is in place at at this institution to allow research and innovation to happen here and what do we as tax payers do to sustain it? How has all of this made a difference to the healthcare consumer and health sector at large? What is the role of the public as far as helping to continue this research? It is not just with our dollars but our participation in clinical trials and research that allows the innovation to continue. The University of Washington plays a leading role in the world of medical research, and this episode of Patient Power lets you have a glimpse into what they have in store for the future.
John Slattery, Ph.D.
Vice Dean for Research and Graduate Education, UW Medicine, University of Washington School of MedicineDr. John Slattery is Vice-Dean for Research in Graduate Education at the University of Washington School of Medicine. more >