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Profiles 2017, Issue #2

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Heather Fowler: Gilbert S. Omenn Award for Academic Excellence Winner

Heather Fowler giving the commencement address at SPH Graduation.

Heather's performance as a scientist, clinician and member of the public health community has been truly outstanding. Her research focuses on the risk of infectious disease transmission between humans and animals, as well as the occupational risks of injury and illness faced by veterinary and animal care workers. Read more...

Rick Gleason: Distinguished Contributions to Lifelong Learning Award Winner

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Rick Gleason has expertly taught courses on occupational health and safety to graduate and undergraduate students, including those in the master’s program in Occupational and Environmental Exposure Sciences and the bachelor’s program in Environmental Health.  Gleason’s many accomplishments over 20 years with the School of Public Health were recently recognized by the University of Washington when he received the University's Distinguished Contributions to Lifelong Learning Award. Read more...

Mary Saucier: SPH Anderson-O’Connell Award For Outstanding Staff Service Winner

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For more than 13 years, Mary has expertly coordinated research and training grants, supported academic instruction and managed the day-to-day operations of the department. Read more...

June Spector: DEOHS Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award Winner

June Spector receiving the award.

The department's Graduate Student Advisory Committee (SAC) created the Outstanding Faculty Mentor award in 2006 to recognize faculty members who have gone above and beyond their commitment to mentor students in research and in professional development. The 2017 award was given to Associate Professor June Spector.  Read more...

Jim Hogan: Staff Retiree Profile

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Prior to his retirement from the UW Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS) on May 31st, Jim Hogan had been at the helm of DEOHS’s Computing Support team for 15 years.  His impact on the department, personnel, and infrastructure, will continue to make their mark for years to come.  Read more...

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