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Sam Lovell stands on a rocky outcrop with mountain peaks and tents in the background.

Giving health agencies a stronger voice in climate policy

March 30, 2023 | Deirdre Lockwood

DEOHS MPH student Sam Lovell identifies barriers and opportunities to help states advance their climate and health work

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Link light rail cars lined up at a maintenance facility with colorful buildings behind them.

Testing air quality on buses and trains

DEOHS researchers are working with Pacific Northwest transit agencies to study drug smoke and potential exposures for drivers

A group of seven researchers stand in front of a poster.

Cui lab members win Society of Toxicology awards

Graduate students and postdoc in environmental toxicology recognized for work on the microbiome and disease

Becky Kann crouches atop snow-covered Mailbox Peak in Washington behind a mailbox.

Protecting the right to clean water

DEOHS PhD student Becky Kann explores how water infrastructure impacts health in Mozambique

Photo of DEOHS Professor Elaine Faustman.

DEOHS Professor Elaine Faustman wins chemical risk assessment award

Society of Toxicology recognizes Faustman’s contributions to environmental toxicology with Arnold J. Lehman Award

Kyle Kim smiles with ocean water and a rocky shoreline in the background.

Illuminating our microbial support system

DEOHS PhD student Kyle Kim investigates how chemical exposures influence the microbiome and health

Two men move a cart full of bread at a food pantry.

Washingtonians struggle to afford food amid price increases, new survey shows

Low-income Washington state households still experiencing food insecurity as pandemic protections end



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