We study how environmental and workplace factors affect human health and how to prevent these exposures and adverse outcomes. Our goal—through research, teaching, and service—is to protect human health by reducing harmful exposures and promoting those activities with positive benefits.

  • Pesticides highest outside Washington farmworkers’ homes, near fields Photo © Stacey Holland Learn More
  • Chemicals of Concern to Children EPA Star Grantee Designs Framework Photo © Elizabeth Sharpe Learn More
  • Technical Readiness Research Computing and Data Management Photo © tec_estromberg, Flickr Creative Commons Learn More
  • Improving Veterinary Antimicrobial Practices Will Help Combat Growing Global Health Issue Photo © Katherine B. Turner Learn More
  • UW Award of Excellence for Rick Gleason Distinguished Contributions to Lifelong Learning Awardee Photo © Anil Kapahi Learn More
  • New Boeing Partnership Photo © jetstar.com Learn More
  • Three Decades of Our Department's 70 Years View Our Stories Photos © Katherine Turner and Paul Joseph Brown Learn More
  • 2017 Awards Congratulations to our award recipients and honorees Photo © Elizar Mercado Learn More

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  • SPH Lifelong Learning Award Winner Has Wowed Students for 20 Years News Release
    May 24, 2017
  • Air Pollution May Lower Levels of ‘Good’ Cholesterol, Increase Risk of Heart Disease News Release
    May 17, 2017
  • Forty years ago, feline hyperthyroidism was virtually nonexistent. Now it’s an epidemic — and some scientists think a class of everyday chemicals might be to blame. Peter Rabinowitz is quoted. In the News
    The New York Times Magazine | May 16, 2017