UW Medicine Faculty Present the Leading Edge of Research

Since its launch in 1976, the Science in Medicine Lecture Series has recognized the School of Medicine faculty research achievements and provided an opportunity for researchers to explore topics outside of their immediate fields.

Lectures are organized into the four categories described below. Speakers are nominated by members of the School of Medicine scientific community and final selection is determined by a committee of peers from the Council on Research and Graduate Education (CORGE).

New Investigator Lectures

The New Investigator Lectures provide an important forum for the recognition of exceptional junior faculty members’ current scientific research.

Science in Medicine Lectures

Science in Medicine Lecturers recognizes the body of research for established faculty members as well as recent exciting discoveries.

Distinguished Scientist Lecture

The Distinguished Scientist Lecture recognizes an accomplished School of Medicine senior faculty member, honoring outstanding achievements in their field of research.

Annual Lecture

The Annual Lecture recognizes a prominent, nationally recognized scientist from another research institution, whose research has had a profound impact on their field.

Date: February 3, 2022, at 11 AM – 12 pm

Location: Foege S060 (Genome Sciences Auditorium); Zoom Livestream

Bianca Kiyoe Frogner, Ph.D. is a Professor in the Department of Family Medicine in the School of Medicine at the University of Washington (UW). She is the Director of the UW Center for Health Workforce Studies (CHWS) and Deputy Director of the Primary Care Innovation Lab (PCI-Lab), which are housed in the Department of Family Medicine. Dr. Frogner is a health economist (NIH T32 trainee) with expertise in health services delivery, health workforce, labor economics, health spending, health insurance coverage and reimbursement, and international health systems.