UW COVID-19 Student Service Corps

UW COVID-19 Student Service Corps

Our primary goal is to create a centralized system for fielding projects and research from the health care system, and to organize student teams to respond to the project and research needs.

If you are interested in volunteering or have a project please submit your application below.

Service Projects

Mobile COVID Testing

Assisting frontline workers in the Seattle area to provide COVID-19 screening for vulnerable populations.

Telemedicine Support

Supporting health care providers at Harborview Medical Center in the implementation of high-tech telemedicine solutions for their patients.

COVID+ Unstable Housing with UW Emergency Medicine

Working with UW Emergency Medicine and Harborview Medical Center to help locate COVID-19+ patients who are experiencing homelessness.

Local Farming Project

Assisting with screening volunteer farmers partaking in food rescue operations to minimize risk of COVID-19 transmission on site.

Volunteer/ Research Projects

COVID Antibody & Plasmapheresis Testing

Working with UW Virology researchers to identify patients eligible for COVID-19 antibody testing.

COVID Transmission in Household Pets

Supporting the efforts for the Center for One Health Research to investigate this critical question.

COVID+ Emergency Medicine and ICU Patient Processes & Outcomes

Four studies of patients taken care of at UW Emergency Departments and UW ICU’s.

Hydroxychloroquine and Azithromycin in Outpatient Management of COVID-19

Working with researchers to compare the efficacy of this treatment to prevent hospitalization and death in symptomatic adults.

Hydroxychloroquine and Azithromycin in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

Assisting the research team in conducting two clinical trials investigating the potential role of these treatments in the inpatient setting.

Point of Care Diagnostic COVID-19 Testing

Assisting in a study to evaluate the feasibility and accuracy of novel point-of-care tests for COVID-19 infection in the Seattle area.

Outpatient COVID-19 Positive Patient Chart Review

Examining characteristics of COVID-19 positive patients who are diagnosed in the outpatient setting and later hospitalized.




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Other Chapters

Visit our sister chapters to see what other health care students are doing nationally!

Columbia University

University of North Carolina

Oregon Student Service Corps

University of Virginia

University of Florida

University of Arizona


Who We Are:

Faculty Advisor: Herbie Duber, MD, MPH, FACEP

Chair: Tilden Keller (MS4)

Volunteer Coordinator: Awa Diallo

Project Manager: Heather Mahurin (MS2)

Project Developer (SOM): Ai Phuong S Tong

SLAC Student Co-chairs: Naveen Jasti (MS1), Lara Westbrook (MS1)

External Communications Director: Nicole Briggs

IP Coordinator: Nina Cook

Previous Leaders & Founders: Ashley Besch (MS4), Steve Coppess (MS4), Natasha Steele (MS4), Joanna Liao(MS2)


Contact Us

Email us for more information (csscuw@uw.edu) or follow us on twitter at: @UWCSSC

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