Pesticides

Blog entry | June 17, 2021
It’s a fitting recognition of Lianne Sheppard’s dedication to research, teaching and public service that she received an endowed professorship at the UW in the same week as being tapped to chair a federal scientific committee.

Blog entry | May 26, 2021
Magali Blanco PhD, Environmental and Occupational Hygiene Hometown Santa Cruz, CA Future plans Continuing her research on environmental exposures and health outcomes in an academic or government setting.

Blog entry | May 13, 2021
Four students in the UW Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS) were recently awarded scholarships from the American Industrial Hygiene Foundation (AIHF) to support their studies in industrial hygiene.

Blog entry | August 18, 2020
DEOHS Professor Lianne Sheppard

Blog entry | June 29, 2020
For her dedication to teaching and mentoring researchers who study birth defects, Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS) Professor Elaine Faustman has been awarded the

Blog entry | June 29, 2020
Senior Research Scientist Kit Galvin

Blog entry | May 19, 2020
Magali Blanco and Gabino Abarca from the University of Washington School of Public Health were selected to take part in the inaugural Latino Center for Health Student Scholars Fellowship program.

Blog entry | July 10, 2019
Many Washington growers rely on pesticides to ensure a bountiful harvest in a state ranked as the top apple producer in the US. But pesticides sprayed from tractors onto crops can drift into neighboring farmland, risking crop damage and farmworkers' health.

Blog entry | February 06, 2019
Galvin’s team is seeking additional funding to continue app development. For more information, contact Kit Galvin: kgalvin@uw.edu

Blog entry | July 12, 2018
Picture-perfect produce at your local market is the surest sign of summer in the Pacific Northwest.    Those berries, cherries and other fruits and vegetables arrive in stores Instagram-ready thanks in part to farm laborers who apply pesticides to agricultural crops throughout the year.  

Faculty Member | July 10, 2020
Cynthia L. Curl, MS, PhD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Community and Environmental Health at Boise State University, where she studies the intersection between agricultural production and human health and directs the Curl Agricultural Health Lab.

Faculty Member | July 09, 2020
Dr. Judit Marsillach is Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences at the University of Washington School of Public Health. In May 2021, she was appointed as the Sheldon D. Murphy Endowed Chair in Toxicology and Environmental Health.

Faculty Member | January 23, 2020
Dr. Kasner is an exposure scientist with a focus on leveraging the tools of precision agriculture to prevent injury and illness among workers. He participates in strategic planning and partnership engagement for the agriculture, forestry, and fishing industries in his role as Outreach Director at the Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health (PNASH) Center.

Faculty Member | October 14, 2019

Faculty Member | October 01, 2019
Dr. Michael Yost is Professor and Chair of the UW Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS). He is also the Director of the Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center at DEOHS. A member of the DEOHS faculty since 1993, Dr. Yost was named department chair in August 2014. 

Faculty Member | October 01, 2019
Christopher Simpson is Professor and Assistant Chair for Research and Faculty Engagement in the UW Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences.

Faculty Member | October 01, 2019
Dr. Lianne Sheppard is Professor in the UW Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS) and Professor in the UW Department of Biostatistics. In 2021, Dr.

Faculty Member | September 30, 2019
Dr. Catherine Karr is an environmental epidemiologist and pediatric environmental medicine specialist. She has a primary appointment in the UW Department of Pediatrics, a joint appointment in the Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences and an adjunct appointment in the Department of Epidemiology.

Faculty Member | September 30, 2019
Dr. Gallagher joined the faculty of the University of Washington in 2004 and previously held the Sheldon D. Murphy Endowed Chair of Toxicology and Environmental Health. Dr.

Student Research Project | October 29, 2020

Student Research Project | July 17, 2019
Anthropogenic climate change is expected to influence pest dynamics and pesticide application timing and rate, but little research has attempted to quantify the relationship or associated health impacts. Changing pesticide applications will impact risk of human exposure, particularly in agricultural communities.

Student Research Project | August 13, 2018
Background: Chlorpyrifos is among the most heavily used conventional insecticides in the United States. The public is chronically exposed to low levels of chlorpyrifos in food crop residues and drinking water.

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