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A group of people paddle Native boats on a river past a shipping terminal.

The Duwamish, Seattle’s hometown river

New book by DEOHS staff member BJ Cummings traces the river’s history, transformation and influence on Seattle

July 6, 2020 | Lisa Hayward Watts

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Boosting economic recovery from the pandemic

Three DEOHS teams receive new funding from the UW Population Health Initiative for economic recovery research

Portrait of Elaine Faustman with trees in the background

Sharing abundant knowledge

DEOHS Professor Elaine Faustman honored for her commitment to educating birth-defects researchers

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Promoting safety on the farm

New UW grant will expand pesticide safety information for Spanish-speaking farmworkers

Four people crouching around a large drone in a field surrounded by trees.

Can trees clean up jet pollution?

New DEOHS study uses drones to test whether vegetation filters harmful aircraft pollution

A man in a baseball cap and fishing vest stands with a fishing pole over a waterway.

Safe fishing on the Duwamish

New video series developed by the UW and our partners aims to educate those fishing the heavily polluted waterway

A man in a hardhat and orange vest speaks to student wearing the same safety gear in an industrial setting.

Champion of vulnerable workers

DEOHS Professor Noah Seixas retires after a lifetime of advocacy for worker health and safety