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Three people in hard hats work on a hillside with a small fire burning, one spraying water from a hose.

Living with fire

DEOHS and The Nature Conservancy bring health into future West Coast forest management

September 15, 2020 | Deirdre Lockwood

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Cars drive along highway I-5 in Seattle with the houses and buildings of Beacon Hill in the background.

Dementia in the air?

DEOHS Professor Joel Kaufman and collaborators explore how air pollution and noise may threaten our thinking

A fruit and vegetable stand at Pike Place Market with purveyors in background.

Trimming food waste

To help consumers waste less food, the whole food system needs to pitch in

Portrait of Tyler Nicholas in front of Bluebird Ice Cream in Seattle.

Toxicology for health

For this DEOHS alum, a PhD in toxicology brought a public health lens and lifelong friends

Five people fishing at the ocean, standing in the surf with fishing rods.

The sea around us

DEOHS Professor Elaine Faustman leads health component of new interdisciplinary ocean research center

Peterson standing in front of a canyon in the Badlands.

Protecting health in the Great Plains

DEOHS environmental health major takes on the COVID-19 crisis and more while interning with the Indian Health Service

A woman picks yellow flowers in a field.

Collaborating for health equity

DEOHS awarded three COVID-19 health equity research grants from the UW Population Health Initiative