A group of 15 air pollution experts—including three scientists from the UW Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS)—say recent changes made by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have damaged the quality and credibility of the EPA’s scientific review process for federal clean air standards.
US health care systems should extend their commitment to “do no harm” by ensuring that their own operations are powered by renewable energy, according to a new brief on climate change and health in the United States. The brief is co-authored by researchers in the University of Washington Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS).
We’re learning more all the time about the health risks of breathing dirty air—and the news is alarming.
Research with real-world impact: DEOHS student’s work leads to environmental recommendations to create cleaner waterways.
Lianne Sheppard imagined a career in service to both science and the public good when she joined the UW faculty 24 years ago.
She never anticipated that one day, she would have to choose between them.
Sheppard is professor of environmental and occupational health sciences and biostatistics, and assistant chair of the UW Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS).