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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 table of seven farmworkers and a child sit in the foreground having a discussion, with other tables of people in the background.

Supporting farmworker families through smoke season

Our PNASH Center and Wenatchee CAFÉ host community events to understand the concerns of farmworker parents

A sunflower wilts in the afternoon sun.

Heat-related mortality risk is widespread across Washington state

Even in temperate areas of the state, heat-related deaths are a current public health concern, according to new UW research

Portrait of Isabel Nerenberg smiling and sitting in a chair.

Learning about disaster resilience from coastal communities

DEOHS MS student wins Castner Award to support research with communities engaged in coastal relocation

Fruits and vegetables sit in colorful rows on a table.

Introducing food systems diplomacy

Food scholars call for a new, more balanced food governance system to contribute to a healthier population and planet

Claire Schollaert sits on a bench on the UW campus.

Protecting communities while reducing wildfire risk

DEOHS PhD student wins Castner Award to support air quality research on prescribed burns

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New federal grant to improve Northwest agricultural safety and health

The Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center, part of DEOHS, receives new federal funding for research on safety and health in the forestry, fishing and farming sectors



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