Health & Safety Matters: The DEOHS blog

Featured Story

A student wears glasses, cap, gown and a keffiyeh covering his shoulders while talking with a person in the entryway of the Hans Rosling Center.

Congratulations, Class of 2024!

DEOHS graduates gather with friends, family and our community to celebrate earning their degrees 

| Lisa Van Cise

Read Full Story

Latest Stories

A child sits with a nurse and caregiver after getting a finger prick blood test at a lead testing event.

Lead testing for children

New $900,000 grant to the UW Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit team will increase blood lead testing in King County

LEARN MORE
A woman with short dark hair and a blue shirt poses against foliage on the UW campus.

Tracing pathogens and antimicrobial resistance

New DEOHS Assistant Professor Erica Fuhrmeister uses next-generation metagenomic tools to understand how antibiotic-resistant pathogens are transmitted in the environment

LEARN MORE
Interior shot of an empty bus.

Transit drivers and secondhand drug smoke

UW assessment finds fentanyl and methamphetamine smoke linger on public transit vehicles

LEARN MORE
Kai and Allison smiling at the camera in high vis vests with the DEOHS Summer Jobs logo on it.

On the job | Kailee Sisounthone & Allison Seamon

Summer of sustainability: DEOHS undergraduate students educate communities on recycling

LEARN MORE
A landscape shot of two vehicles traveling along a dirt road through a hilly area of rural Rwanda.

Medicine for a changing planet

UW, Stanford launch new resource to help health care professionals respond to climate concerns

LEARN MORE
Boeing interns on UW campus

On the job | Graham Tewksbury

DEOHS undergraduate student’s summer internship with Boeing sparks career interest in corporate environmental sustainability

LEARN MORE

Newsletter

Environmental health news delivered to your inbox monthly: