Pesticides

Reassessing chlorpyrifos and children's health
Blog entry | August 18, 2020
DEOHS Professor Lianne Sheppard
Sharing abundant knowledge
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
Promoting safety on the farm
Blog entry | June 29, 2020
Senior Research Scientist Kit Galvin
Latino Center honors DEOHS scholars
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.
When pesticides drift
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.
Bilingual app to keep farmworkers safe
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
Seeing is believing
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.  
Cynthia Curl
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.
Judit Marsillach
Faculty Member | July 09, 2020
Dr. Judit Marsillach is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences at the University of Washington’s School of Public Health.
Edward Kasner
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.
Chensheng (Alex) Lu
Faculty Member | October 14, 2019
Michael G. Yost
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. 
Christopher D. Simpson
Faculty Member | October 01, 2019
My research interests involve the application of analytical chemistry to the development of techniques for assessment of exposure to toxic chemicals, and the subsequent application of those techniques to investigate occupational and environmental exposures.
Lianne Sheppard
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. Her current research portfolio includes several studies of air pollution exposures and their neurotoxicant effects. She has a PhD in biostatistics.
Catherine Karr
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.
Evan Gallagher
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. Gallagher was formerly an Associate Professor at the University of Florida were he also served as Director of the Aquatic Toxicology Laboratory in the College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr.