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Sam Lovell stands on a rocky outcrop with mountain peaks and tents in the background.

Giving health agencies a stronger voice in climate policy

March 30, 2023 | Deirdre Lockwood

DEOHS MPH student Sam Lovell identifies barriers and opportunities to help states advance their climate and health work

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In Memoriam: DEOHS Professors Jane Koenig and Daniel Luchtel

DEOHS community remembers two emeritus faculty members in environmental toxicology who passed away in 2022

Portrait of Evan Gallagher.

From salmon scent to human health

DEOHS Professor Evan Gallagher retires after a 39-year career in environmental toxicology

DEOHS MS student Asheton Gilbertson swabs a firefighter's hands for chemical analysis.

Preventing long-term health risks for firefighters

DEOHS researchers track firefighters’ exposure to toxic chemicals and radiofrequency waves

DEOHS Research Scientist Angelo Ong, in protective face shield helmet in a lab, holds two bottles of wastewater for analysis.

New report urges US investment in wastewater disease surveillance

DEOHS Professor Scott Meschke and coauthors recommend national wastewater surveying system to detect disease outbreaks in new National Academies report

Photo of Jennifer Otten with a background of cherry tomatoes.

DEOHS faculty member joins Washington State Food Policy Forum

Associate Professor Jennifer Otten hopes to boost public health in Washington with a holistic approach to food systems

Photo of downtown Seattle, I-5 and surrounding neighborhoods on a smoky day.

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