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Crowdfunding medical care study draws attention

Bloomberg reports the University of Washington Bothell study “Producing a Worthy Illness: Personal Crowdfunding Amidst Financial Crisis” indicates personal medical campaigns on GoFundMe were likelier to come from people living in states that chose not to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.

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Mentor Awards for Lichty, Breckwich Vasquez

Wolf Yeigh, Victoria Breckwich Vasquez, Charlotte Rasmussen

Winners of the University of Washington Bothell's 2017 Faculty Mentor Award are Lauren Lichty, assistant professor in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, and Victoria Breckwich Vasquez, assistant professor in the School of Nursing & Health Studies.

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UW Bothell assesses impact of big downtown fire

Bothell fire truck

National Nurses Week, May 6-12 
UW Bothell nursing students are talking with firefighters, business owners and Bothell residents for a community health assessment to document their resiliency in the year following a huge downtown fire. A multimedia project will be part of a commemoration event this summer.

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Jody Early wins teaching innovation award

Jody Early

Jody Early, an associate professor in the University of Washington Bothell School of Nursing & Health Sciences, is the recipient of the UW 2017 Distinguished Teaching Award for Innovation with Technology.

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Crowdfunding for medical bills a Band-Aid, not a cure-all, UW Bothell study finds

Crowdfunding campaigns to pay for medical costs have become a booming industry in recent years, with sites like GoFundMe raising billions of dollars for Americans struggling to pay medical bills. But the large majority of those campaigns do not reach their financial goal, according to new research from the University of Washington Bothell.

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