Population Health Initiative

An emerging leader

Vanessa Galaviz, lecturer in the UW Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS), is being recognized by the American Public Health Association (APHA) as an emerging leader in environmental health.

Galaviz will receive the Rebecca A. Head Award from the APHA’s environment section at the APHA’s annual meeting in November. The award recognizes an outstanding emerging leader from the environmental health field working at the nexus of science, policy and environmental justice.