Population Health

Published: March 14, 2019
The United Nations' most comprehensive report on the global environment since 2012 finds human activities are damaging the environment at a pace that is endangering the "ecological foundations of human society and natural systems."

Published: November 26, 2018
The UW Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS) will consolidate into two campus buildings in summer 2020, including the new University of Washington Population Health building now under construction.

Published: October 25, 2018
We recently invited students to pose questions to Hilary Godwin, who joined the UW School of Public Health (SPH) as our new dean in July. Godwin is also professor in the UW Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences.

Published: September 20, 2018
There is a hidden cost to the fresh fruits and vegetables you buy at your local market.

Published: July 26, 2018
A cargo spacecraft bound for the International Space Station this winter will carry a breakthrough technology developed at the University of Washington that could help scientists back on Earth transform care for kidney patients.

Published: June 20, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of an occasional series of Q-and-A interviews with students in the UW Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS).

Published: June 12, 2018
We’re proud of the 48 students in the UW Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS) who graduated this weekend! We can’t wait to see what our graduates will do next. Enjoy this selection of photos from Friday’s DEOHS ceremony at Foege Hall and from Sunday’s School of Public Health celebration at the Hec Edmundson Pavilion on the UW campus.

Published: May 11, 2018
We're excited to announce the launch of Health & Safety Matters, our new blog dedicated to stories about the work DEOHS and our partners do to create sustainable communities where everyone has access to clean air, clean water, safe food and safe workplaces.