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  • What's in those leftovers? DEOHS students learn to live with the health risks they study Photo © Katherine Turner Learn More
  • Our new home DEOHS will move into the new UW Population Health building Photo © Marty Cohen Learn More
  • Helping communities bounce back DEOHS researcher focuses on community resilience following natural disasters Photo © Stevepb via Pixabay. Learn More
  • Transforming worker safety training We're using VR technology to help prevent on-the-job injuries Photo © adobe stock Learn More
  • Where will your UW degree take you? DEOHS alums share how they landed their first jobs after graduation Photo © Courtesy of El-Himri Learn More
  • Wildfire smoke and your health Two DEOHS researchers say it's time to change the way we talk about the risks Photo © Kelley Edwards Learn More
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Latest stories

December 11, 2018
Pathogens and microbes and fungal spores, oh my! DEOHS students learn to live with the health risks they study

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December 6, 2018
David Kalman, DEOHS professor and former chair, retires after a 40-year career at the UW

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November 29, 2018
Global report co-authored by DEOHS faculty says the health sector can lead the response to climate change

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November 26, 2018
Some DEOHS faculty, staff will move to new Population Health building in 2020, joining a new UW hub for public health

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  • December 11, 2018 |
    12 Seattle schools have critical food safety violations. It’s worst for low-income kids. Adjunct Lecturer Charles Easterberg is quoted.  In the News
  • December 5, 2018 |
    Act on climate change to cut 'outrageous' pollution deaths: WHO. Professor Kristie Ebi is quoted. In the News
  • November 30, 2018 |
    UW News
    UW DEOHS Professor Terrance Kavanagh elected as fellow of the AAAS. In the News