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Jul 21, 2017

UW Bothell

Shari L. Dworkin was named dean of the University of Washington Bothell School of Nursing & Health Studies. Dworkin comes from the University of California San Francisco where she was a professor and associate dean for academic affairs. She was a founding member of the UC Global Health Institute Center of Expertise on Women's Health and Empowerment. Dworkin replaces David Allen who retired in June.

Northwest Kidney Centers

Seattle resident David Junker received the Clyde Shields Distinguished Service Award from Northwest Kidney Centers for his contributions to the welfare of kidney patients. NKC said Junker has visited a dialysis clinic for treatment three times a week for almost 37 years and has helped advance scientific knowledge about kidney disease. Clyde Shields in 1960 became the first person in the world to begin dialysis that would sustain his life long-term.

Jul 20, 2017

KNKX

Dunaway

Mary Dunaway, 88.5 KNKX's executive director of development, won the Development Professional of the Year Award from the Public Radio Association of Development Officers. The honor recognizes her leadership of KNKX's campaign to raise $7 million in less than five months to become an independent, community-licensed entity. Dunaway started at the station as a student worker in 2004 and took her current job in 2013.

BakerHostetler

Larish

BakerHostetler has added Inge Larish as a partner in the Intellectual Property practice and patent litigation team in Seattle. She was with Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman in San Diego, and has more than 20 years of patent litigation experience with tech companies.

Jul 19, 2017

U.S. Court of Appeals

Weatherhead

The late Spokane attorney Leslie R. Weatherhead has been selected to win the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit's John Frank Award. He practiced for more than three decades and died of cancer in 2016 at age 59. Weatherhead focused on complex commercial and regulatory disputes, white-collar defense and pro-bono work.








Pacific Northwest Eye Associates

Pacific Northwest Eye Associates hired Dr. Vanessa M. Ceglia as an optometrist in its Tacoma office at 3602 S. 19th St. She specializes in ocular disease, with experience in diagnosing and macular degeneration and glaucoma. Pacific Northwest Eye Associates also has an office in Gig Harbor.

Jul 18, 2017

Downtown Seattle Association

Downtown Seattle Association has a new chair and five new members on its board of directors. The new chair is R.C. Hedreen's CFO Zahoor Ahmed. Megan Karch, CEO of FareStart, is vice chair, and will succeed Ahmed in 2019. Here are the new board members: Marcus Charles of Belltown Hospitality Group, Kris Richey Curtis of Kinzer Partners, Liz Dunn of Dunn + Hobbes, Chad Mackay of El Gaucho and Amy White of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Regence BlueShield

Tim Lieb is the new president of Regence BlueShield of Washington. He has been interim president for three months, after former president Don Antonucci left to join a health care startup. Lieb joined Regence in 2016 and before that was the principal of the Pacific Northwest employee health and benefits practice at Mercer.

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