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A person bicycles in a protected bike lane marked on the street in Seattle.

Improving road safety in Seattle doesn’t come at a cost to businesses

Seattle’s Vision Zero plan to end traffic deaths and injuries is unlikely to hurt business sales, according to new UW research

February 28, 2024 | Alden Woods

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A woman in a hijab with eyes closed wearing traditional eyeliner.

Lowering lead exposure from traditional eyeliners

DEOHS MS student Aesha Mokashi works with King County and Afghan Health Initiative to reduce children’s lead exposure in local Afghan communities

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A woman with dark hair and a blue jacket stands against a brick wall next to some greenery.

Championing better health for vulnerable workers

New DEOHS Assistant Professor Diana Ceballos combines her passion for health equity with expertise on workplace health and safety

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Joey Teresi stands on a dock holding a drone and remote control with a lake in the background.

Using drone technology to monitor harmful algal blooms

DEOHS MS student Joey Teresi leads an interdisciplinary project to protect human health from algal toxins

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Alawode sits in an office in a clinic with a tapestry behind him.

How occupational medicine physicians support workers

Dr. Christopher Alawode, DEOHS MPH student in Occupational and Environmental Medicine, helps workers stay healthy

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Six people stand around a sign for the National Environmental Health Association.

Exploring environmental health in the Big Easy

DEOHS students forge connections and broaden their horizons at the National Environmental Health Association conference in New Orleans

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A traffic sign is partially submerged in flood waters.

Preparing the Northwest for disasters

CDC funds UW to take first steps toward regional public health emergency preparedness center

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