Environmental Health News

Profiles 2016, Issue #2

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Alumni Profile: Nancy Beck

Nancy Beck never imagined she would influence policies being made on Capitol Hill when she was a student in the department. Now at the American Chemistry Council, she engages with agencies on proposed policies related to chemical risk assessment. Read her profile.

Staff Profile: Rory Murphy

Rory Murphy has served the department and graduate students for 17 years as the department's graduate program advisor. Chair Michael Yost called her impact and influence “remarkable.” Murphy retired in August 2016. Read her profile.

Student Profile: Jane Vaccaro

Emergencies and disasters will happen. So, emergency preparedness is key. MPH student Jane Vaccaro (Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing, 2016) worked with the Northwest Tribal Emergency Management Council to develop a Medical Reserve Corps toolkit. Read her profile.

Student Profile: Vy Tran

For undergraduate student, Vy Tran, occupational health is personal. She witnessed the long-lasting effects of factory work on her mother. Now, Tran has dedicated her career to making sure workers are protected from illness and injury. Read her profile.


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