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Bullitt Foundation Fellowship Winner To Launch One Health Dairy Project in Washington State

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Heather Fowler working in the field

Heather Fowler was selected for the Bullitt Foundation’s Environmental Fellowship Award.

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Amy Saupe.

A PhD student plans to tackle issues in sustainable dairy farming with funding from the Bullitt Foundation. Heather Fowler was selected for the Foundation’s Environmental Fellowship Award, a highly selective prize of $100,000 given to a single graduate student.

“I’m thankful to have the support and the funding as well as the title of the Environmental Fellow,” said Fowler, who is a doctoral student in our department and part of the UW’s Center for One Health Research. “Emerging environmental health issues are often multi-factorial and really complex and there is no one easy solution,” she explains, which is why a One Health approach can help, particularly in an industry like dairy agriculture. It brings stakeholders from human, animal, and environmental health to the table. Read more...

 

 

 

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