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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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A man wearing a blue sweater sits on a green park bench against a backdrop of greenery and brick wall.

Unraveling how chemicals affect our brains

DEOHS Professor Lucio Costa retires after 39 years at the UW and a research career focused on the links between diseases and exposure to pesticides, air pollution and other chemicals

Belen Salguero stands in front of a wall mural showing Denver skyline with text: "Denver Public Health & Environment. Empowering Denver's Communities to Live Better, Longer"

Ensuring respect and support for marginalized communities

Environmental Health major delves into public health in Denver through the National Environmental Public Health Internship Program

Photo of Esther Min sitting in a chair smiling.

DEOHS faculty member Esther Min wins health equity award

Washington State Public Health Association honors Min for her efforts to champion equity and undo racism

Greta Gunning stands smiling in a JRCOSTEP uniform in front of a sign reading "Zuni Reservation. You are Entering Zuni-Land. Welcome"

Prioritizing relationships in public health

Environmental health major interns with Indian Health Service through program sponsored by US Public Health Service Commissioned Corps

Portrait of a woman with long blond hair and a blue jacket standing outside as the blurred lights of passing traffic pass by.

How public health can make a difference in how we feel at work

DEOHS Assistant Professor Marissa Baker shares how she collaborates with communities to create safer workplaces and bring her research into practice

Three youth volunteers from Duwamish Valley Youth Corps smile wearing yellow safety vests, two giving a thumbs up, in a Duwamish Valley neighborhood in Seattle.

Empowering youth to seek climate solutions in their communities

DEOHS and Duwamish River Community Coalition join new program engaging Latino and Indigenous youth in community climate impacts



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