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EDGE Acting Director named editor of leading environmental health journal

Dr. Joel Kaufman steps into new role with Environmental Health Perspectives while continuing his research, teaching and medical practice at the University of Washington

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Master of disaster

EDGE Co-Director of Community Engagement Nicole Errett is this year’s Outstanding Faculty Mentor

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EDGE Team Investigates COVID-19 Health Disparities

New grant to support study of disparities in COVID testing and mortality

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Working conditions influence birth outcomes

Study by EDGE researchers shows link between maternal employment ‘precarity’ and low-birth-weight infants

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Can pets get COVID-19?

New study led by EDGE member, Peter Rabinowitz, investigates novel coronavirus transmission to our animal companions

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Helping businesses reopen safely

DEOHS researchers launch survey and offer their guidance on reopening in the pandemic

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Dr. Elaine Faustman, receives 2020 PANWAT award

EDGE member, Dr. Elaine Faustman is honored for her toxicology scholarship, leadership, and service.  

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Esther Min presents EDGE science to the Soros Foundation in Kyrgyzstan

Min was invited to present about how digital power can be used to identify climate vulnerability.

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Are travel bans effective?

Research is scarce and suggests that travel bans may only delay the spread of disease, says a new paper from the University of Washington

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Man standing outside in a suit jacket with his hands in his pockets.

EDGE Acting Director named editor of leading environmental health journal

Dr. Joel Kaufman steps into new role with Environmental Health Perspectives while continuing his research, teaching and medical practice at the University of Washington

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Cadmium exposure and Alzheimer's risk

New evidence links cadmium exposure to key Alzheimer’s gene and accelerated cognitive decline

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Mapping jet pollution at Sea-Tac Airport

Communities around Sea-Tac Airport are exposed to a unique mix of air pollution associated with aircraft, new UW study finds

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Dr. Ray Monnat elected as 2019 AAAS Fellow

EDGE Member Dr. Ray Monnat was recently elected as a Fellow with the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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