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Mentoring with compassion and clarity

DEOHS Professor Zhengui Xia is the 2022 DEOHS Outstanding Faculty Mentor

June 21, 2022 | Deirdre Lockwood

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Preventing pesticide exposure for farmworkers

DEOHS grad student Yoni Rodriguez wins Latino Center for Health Fellowship

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Pursuing science in the public interest

DEOHS alumna Denise Koch, MS '99, works to ensure clean water for all Alaskans

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What's silvopasture, and how can it help workers in the tropics?

Planting trees in pastureland provides significant cooling in the tropics, new UW-led study finds

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How well does your N95 mask fit?

Expert tips for getting a good fit from your mask, and when you should replace it

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Healthy air, healthy schools

DEOHS-led research finds portable air filters in schools can dramatically reduce air pollution from planes, roads that infiltrates classrooms

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Pandemic disrupts food access for tribal communities

Washington State Tribal Food Project shows disproportionate food insecurities in tribal communities during the pandemic

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