Opioids

Preventing unsafe opioid prescribing
Blog entry | September 05, 2018
A research team at the UW Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS) will receive a $5 million funding award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study strategies to prevent unsafe opioid prescribing in workers’ compensation programs in two states.
Kenneth Thummel
Faculty Member | October 09, 2019
Kenneth Thummel received his Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Science from the University of Washington in 1987 and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Pharmacology at the University of Connecticut Health Science Center.
June T. Spector
Faculty Member | October 01, 2019
Dr. Spector is a physician-scientist with a focus on the prevention and management of adverse health outcomes related to heat exposure and other climate-related hazards in working populations. She is actively engaged in interdisciplinary research to evaluate health benefits of conservation interventions to inform progress toward sustainable development and climate goals.
Gary M. Franklin
Faculty Member | September 30, 2019
Dr. Gary Franklin is a Research Professor in the UW Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences and in the Department of Medicine (Neurology), as well as an Adjunct Research Professor in the UW Department of Health Services. Dr.