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  • Environmental Health Seminar, January 25 Potential Occupational Health Risks in the Pot Industry Christopher Simpson, PhD Photo © courtesy of C.Simpson Learn More
  • PARTNERING TO PREVENT OPIOID OVERDOSES UW DEOHS and Health Services join with WA Dept of Health to research interventions Photo © Jon Sharpe Learn More
  • Professor Frumkin's Focus on our Vets REI Gift Supports Research, Promotes Healing Power of Outdoors Photo © 2016 Soren Johnson Learn More
  • Student Veteran Francis Kim Helping wounded warriors on the road to recovery Photo © Elizar Mercado Learn More
  • Funding Available for DEOHS Students Stipend, tuition support for undergraduate, graduate & postdoc traineeships in the department Photo © 2016 Soren Johnson Learn More
  • New Faculty Receives Disaster Recovery Grant Will study how state disaster recovery plans promote health Photo © Anil Kapahi Learn More
  • New Air Monitoring Website Helps Residents Address Environmental Justice Issues Along the US-Mexico Border Photo © courtesy of Vanessa Galavíz Learn More


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  • DEOHS Lecturer Nicole Errett: The need for disaster research—and underrepresented scholars to plan and execute it—has never been greater. In the News
    http://diverseeducation.com | January 19, 2018
  • Professor Andrew Dannenberg is the guest blogger on APHA's Public Health News Wire. He discusses the interconnectedness of the built environment, climate change, and public health, as well as the benefits of partnering between health and non-health sectors to minimize the effects of climate change.

    In the News
    APHA's Public Health Newswire | December 6, 2017