Health & Safety Matters: The DEOHS blog

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Mentoring with compassion and clarity

DEOHS Professor Zhengui Xia is the 2022 DEOHS Outstanding Faculty Mentor

June 21, 2022 | Deirdre Lockwood

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Close-up photo of Megumi Matsushita smiling outside in front of a bush.

Advocating for health equity and antiracism

DEOHS Outstanding PhD Student Megumi Matsushita explores how toxic metals affect the brain

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The Seattle skyline on a foggy or smokey day with the freeway leading into it

At every age, cleaner air means better health

Tiny pollution particles can cause major health problems. Our research shows how to minimize your risk.

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A man in a blue striped shirt poses against a white wall.

Guardian of workers

Amalawa Aiwekhoe named 2022 DEOHS Outstanding Undergraduate Student

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A two-part image shows a man in a white lab coat conducting an experiment on a cooking pot in a lab. The second image shows a traditional Afghan pressure cooker.

Lead in imported cookware

New study reveals lead in some imported aluminum cookpots could contribute to lead poisoning in children

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A forest fire on a ridge against a darkened sky next to a river with a bridge crossing.

Keeping forests and people healthy

Consensus approach proposed to protect human health from intentional and wild forest fires

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An EA-18G Growler jet lands at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island

New round of Population Health Initiative funding

DEOHS researchers will lead studies on noise pollution, disaster preparedness with new funding from the UW Population Health Initiative

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