Emily Gibson

As a physician who works in a college health center, each day my health care team sees sexually active women who are trying to make decisions about what contraceptive method they prefer.

Health officials at Washington universities are on alert as the University of Oregon launches a mass vaccination campaign to halt the spread of potentially deadly meningococcal infections on the Eugene campus.

Four Oregon students have developed bacterial bloodstream infections known as…

Following the recent outbreak of measles across the U.S., Western Washington University has preparations in place if the disease makes its way to campus.
If a measles outbreak were to occur, all non-vaccinated students and staff would be banned from campus for the duration of the outbreak…

Dr. Emily Gibson, director of the Student Health Center at Western Washington University, has had an essay published in the book "The Jane Effect: Celebrating Jane Goodall." Gibson first met Goodall at Stanford Medical Center when she applied for -- and was given -- a research…

A student at Western Washington University has been diagnosed with tuberculosis, but there's a low risk that others will be infected, local health officials announced Friday, Oct. 24.

The student started to show symptoms last week, and will be held in…

The following message regarding the Ebola Virus was sent to the Western Washington University campus community today by Dr. Emily Gibson, director of Western's Student Health Center:

Dear WWU Campus Community,

The Ebola Virus…

Western Washington University is committed to the ongoing health and safety of our campus community.

Students and employees who know, or who have reason to believe, that they are infected with a communicable disease have an ethical and legal obligation to conduct themselves in ways that…

Flu shots are now available on campus to Western Washington University students, faculty and staff. Flu shots will not be available to dependents this year.

The Student Health Center strongly encourages all Western students and employees to obtain the seasonal flu vaccine this year.…

The Student Health Center at Western Washington University has begun offering "Western Health Minute" videos on various topics. Thirty are planned so far, and the first video, on influenza prevention, is up now. The video features Dr. Emily Gibson offering tips on avoiding the flu.

Western Washington University is committed to the ongoing health and safety of its campus community. Students and employees who know, or who have reason to believe, that they are infected with a communicable disease have an ethical and legal obligation to conduct themselves in ways that minimize…

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