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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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Six people stand in front of an ambulance with a seal painted on the side and text "SR3 Sealife Emergency Response Unit."

Seal pups and safety

Visiting a marine mammal hospital, grad student trainees from Northwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety gather workplace health insights

Collage of two images: on left, wildfire smoke and fire in a Washington forest; on right, five farmworkers harvest lettuce in the heat under a canopy with hats and scarves.

Wildfire smoke and extreme heat projects win population health awards

DEOHS researchers and partners tackle health impacts of smoke and heat with new grants from UW Population Health Initiative

Exterior shot of an office building at night

University of Washington is No. 7 in the world for environmental and occupational health sciences

Among US universities, DEOHS programs rank No. 3, according to new US News & World Report rankings

Joe Allen at white house

How giving our buildings a tune-up can make us healthier

Joseph Allen, director of the Harvard Healthy Buildings Program, will present a public lecture at the UW on November 3, sponsored by DEOHS

Students from the Brotherhood Initiative stand with DEOHS Professor Martin Cohen and others in front of airplane fuselage at Boeing.

Inspiring careers in worker health and safety

Northwest Center for Occupational Health & Safety partners with the Brotherhood Initiative to support underrepresented men of color at UW

Aerial view of a large building, the UW Hans Rosling Center for Population Health

Eight new faculty members join DEOHS in 2022-23

New faculty bring broad expertise in environmental exposures, infectious diseases, machine learning, environmental justice, disaster preparedness and more



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