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Faculty & Staff Honors

Faculty & Staff Honors

Three Washington Faculty Elected to Washington State Academy of Sciences

Three members of the University of Washington School of Public Health are among the 24 new members who will be inducted into the Washington State Academy of Sciences next month for their outstanding record of scientific achievement.

Shirley Beresford Dedra Buchwald 3 Eric Larson high res


[Photo: Drs. Shirley Beresford (left), Dedra Buchwald (middle), and Eric Larson]


The three are Dr. Shirley Beresford, senior associate dean, professor of epidemiology, and adjunct professor of health services; Dr. Dedra Buchwald, professor of epidemiology and of general internal medicine; and Dr. Eric Larson, clinical professor of health services and of medicine, and executive director of the Group Health Research Institute in Seattle.

The professors will be inducted Sept. 17 and will be honored for their willingness to work on behalf of the academy and to bring “the best available science to bear on issues within the state of Washington,” according to the academy.