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Greta Gunning stands smiling in a JRCOSTEP uniform in front of a sign reading "Zuni Reservation. You are Entering Zuni-Land. Welcome"

Prioritizing relationships in public health

Environmental health major interns with Indian Health Service through program sponsored by US Public Health Service Commissioned Corps

November 18, 2022 | Deirdre Lockwood

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Portrait of a woman with long blond hair and a blue jacket standing outside as the blurred lights of passing traffic pass by.

How public health can make a difference in how we feel at work

DEOHS Assistant Professor Marissa Baker shares how she collaborates with communities to create safer workplaces and bring her research into practice

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Three youth volunteers from Duwamish Valley Youth Corps smile wearing yellow safety vests, two giving a thumbs up, in a Duwamish Valley neighborhood in Seattle.

Empowering youth to seek climate solutions in their communities

DEOHS and Duwamish River Community Coalition join new program engaging Latino and Indigenous youth in community climate impacts

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Six people stand in front of an ambulance with a seal painted on the side and text "SR3 Sealife Emergency Response Unit."

Seal pups and safety

Visiting a marine mammal hospital, grad student trainees from Northwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety gather workplace health insights

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Collage of two images: on left, wildfire smoke and fire in a Washington forest; on right, five farmworkers harvest lettuce in the heat under a canopy with hats and scarves.

Wildfire smoke and extreme heat projects win population health awards

DEOHS researchers and partners tackle health impacts of smoke and heat with new grants from UW Population Health Initiative

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University of Washington is No. 7 in the world for environmental and occupational health sciences

Among US universities, DEOHS programs rank No. 3, according to new US News & World Report rankings

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Joe Allen at white house

How giving our buildings a tune-up can make us healthier

Joseph Allen, director of the Harvard Healthy Buildings Program, will present a public lecture at the UW on November 3, sponsored by DEOHS

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