Creating sustainable communities where everyone has access to clean air, clean water, safe food and safe workplaces.

  • Better data for less Student's invention empowers communities with local air-quality data Photo © Sarah Fish Learn More
  • A toxic brew DEOHS student Rachel Shaffer weighs the pros and cons of biking in dirty city air. Photo © Alex Kritchevsky Learn More
  • Into the wild Student Ali Everhart works to protect environment and health in remote places. Photo courtesy of Ali Everhart Learn More
  • Protecting Washington's waterways Student's research likely to change state policy Photo © John Zinza, Washington State Department of Health Learn More
  • Giving science a voice DEOHS Professor Lianne Sheppard faces a hard choice: science or the public good? Photo © Sarah Fish Learn More
  • UW names new SPH dean Dr. Hilary Godwin brings 20+ years in environmental health. Learn More

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Latest stories

May 24, 2018
Innovative air-quality monitor developed by DEOHS student provides communities with real-time data at lower cost

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May 23, 2018
A DEOHS student considers whether the benefits of bike commuting outweigh the risks from breathing polluted air

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May 21, 2018
DEOHS student pursues passion for environmental health in some of America’s hardest-to-reach locations

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May 16, 2018
DEOHS student’s work leads to environmental recommendations to create cleaner waterways

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  • May 24, 2018 |
    Washington Post
    Rice, the staple food of billions, could become less nutritious because of climate change. DEOHS Professor Kristie Ebi is quoted. In the News
  • May 23, 2018 |
    USA Today
    Germs at the airport, and the teams that fight them. DEOHS Professor Marilyn Roberts is quoted. In the News
  • May 22, 2018 |
    Is biking a Catch-22 situation? DEOHS student Rachel Shaffer weighs the pros and cons of biking in dirty air. In the News