Profiles

Published: August 12, 2019
  Editor’s note: This summer, 26 students in the UW Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS) are getting hands-on experience in as interns with government agencies and private companies. In our occasional “On the Job” series, we feature some of their stories.  

Published: August 07, 2019
  Editor’s note: This summer, 26 students in the UW Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS) are getting hands-on experience as interns with government agencies and private companies. In our occasional “On the Job” series, we feature some of their stories.  

Published: June 21, 2019
Sverre Vedal, MD, MSc Joined DEOHS 2004 Proudest achievement "The work I’m most proud of as I look back involves people: mentoring students and caring for patients."

Published: June 11, 2019
Before she was a food systems and sustainability expert, Yona Sipos was a video jockey for MTV Canada. Between interviews with celebrities like Avril Lavigne and music videos for Outkast's Hey Ya!, Sipos talked to her teenage audience about science—everything from how to plant an urban garden to cool science experiments to do at home.

Published: April 16, 2019
Joseph Dempsey PhD, Environmental Toxicology Hometown: Fort Wayne, Indiana Future plans: Continue working on research to improve how we prevent disease and promote well-being.

Published: February 05, 2019
Brianna Willis Master of Public Health, One Health Hometown Landstuhl, Germany Future plans A policy-focused career at an international health organization At age 10, Brianna Willis knew with absolute conviction that she wanted to be a veterinarian.

Published: January 22, 2019
David Eaton Professor, UW Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences Proudest achievement: His election to the National Academy of Medicine in 2011. Joined DEOHS faculty: 1979

Published: December 18, 2018
Terrance Kavanagh Professor, UW Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences Adjunct Professor, UW Departments of Medicine and Pathology Director:

Published: December 06, 2018
David Kalman, PhD Professor and DEOHS Chair Emeritus Joined DEOHS 1978; served as department chair 1998–2014. Proudest achievement Helping to expand the department.

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).