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How migration around King County affects health

DEOHS MPH student Pamela Lim explores migration and real-world public health data through Population Health Initiative fellowship

| Kate Stringer

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A satellite view of climate impacts in cities

New DEOHS Assistant Professor Karen Chen uses remote sensing to observe urbanization and environmental change, informing policies toward healthier cities

Outside view of the UW Hans Rosling Building, a glass and steel building with a sculpture of hanging gold threads in the lobby.

UW School of Public Health ranked 7th among US public health graduate programs

Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences ranked No. 7 in new US News & World Report ranking

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The unseen community effects of COVID-19 stay-at-home orders

Early in the pandemic, adults over 65 reported poorest average well-being of those surveyed, according to DEOHS research in King County

Five people in safety vests stand in front of a light rail train.

Understanding transit operators’ workplace needs

7 questions for PhD student Pranav Srikanth

Rachel Shaffer stands in front of the White House in the evening.

DEOHS alum Rachel Shaffer joins White House Council on Environmental Quality

Technical training and freedom to explore at the UW led Shaffer to an EPA role assessing chemical safety and human health

Shirley Huang stands on the roof of a building holding up a meter to take noise measurements, with a bridge in the background.

Improving air quality in homeless shelters

7 questions for PhD student Ching-Hsuan (Shirley) Huang



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