In the News Archive

2018

DEOHS Associate Professor Edmund Seto wins $100,000 grant to expand air study into Tijuana, Mexico.

ASPPH.org | April 20, 2018
Seto wins $100,000 grant to expand air study into Tijuana, Mexico

For women electricians, laborers, carpenters and other tradeswomen, the #MeToo movement is creating new opportunities to speak up about harassment and bias they face that can lead to on-the-job injuries and illnesses. Lockridge will be among the featured speakers at the Worker Memorial Day event April 25 on the University of Washington campus, with the theme of “Raising the Bar: Worker Rights, Safety and #MeToo Awareness.”

April 19, 2018
UW Worker Memorial Day event to focus on worker safety in the #MeToo era

What chronic wasting disease and mad cow disease can teach us about humans. Peter Rabinowitz is quoted.

Right as Rain by UW Medicine | April 17, 2018
What chronic wasting disease and mad cow disease can teach us about humans.

Puget Sound salmon take in human drugs, which may hurt their survival. Features DEOHS-led research.

Seattle Times | April 6, 2018
Puget Sound salmon take in human drugs, which may hurt their survival.

Myths about the Washington state lottery--features Gabino Abarca, DEOHS senior and student research scientist.

KUOW | April 4, 2018
Myths about the Washington state lottery--features Gabino Abarca, DEOHS senior and student research scientist.

How Texas is ‘building back better’ from Hurricane Harvey

The Conversation | March 30, 2018
How Texas is ‘building back better’ from Hurricane Harvey

Animal sentinels are sounding the alert. Are we listening?

Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association | March 28, 2018
Animal sentinels are sounding the alert. Are we listening?

Air pollutant reviews stalled; EPA advisers haven’t met in months. DEOHS Professor and Assistant Chair Lianne Sheppard is quoted.

bnanews.bna.com | March 20, 2018
Air pollutant reviews stalled; EPA advisers haven’t met in months.

Four innovative research projects involving faculty from the UW Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS) will receive grants from the University of Washington Population Health Initiative to pursue interdisciplinary approaches to improve health and reduce health disparities in vulnerable communities.

March 15, 2018
DEOHS researchers awarded four new grants by UW Population Health Initiative

DEOHS Research Professor Gary Franklin: Opioid overprescribing is not a myth.

politico.com | March 15, 2018
DEOHS Research Professor Gary Franklin: Opioid overprescribing is not a myth.