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Close-up photo of Megumi Matsushita smiling outside in front of a bush.

Advocating for health equity and antiracism

DEOHS Outstanding PhD Student Megumi Matsushita explores how toxic metals affect the brain

May 12, 2022 | Deirdre Lockwood

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A man wearing a hat watches from shore as a sailboat passes by.

Air pollution and dementia study

Exposure to higher levels of air pollution is associated with an increased risk of dementia, according to a new study led by DEOHS and partners

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An internship with impact

DEOHS student Diana Marquez helped connect Yakima Valley farmworkers with COVID-19 information and vaccines during a recent internship   

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Design rendering of new street-facing signage featuring photos of DEOHS faculty and student research.

A transformative gift

New Omenn & Darling labs in DEOHS usher in a new era in public health

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“The risk is real”

Breathing wildfire smoke isn’t just unhealthy—it can be deadly. DEOHS works with partners across the Northwest to get the word out to those most at risk.

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Portrait of Lianne Sheppard.

Safeguarding environmental health

DEOHS and Biostatistics Professor Lianne Sheppard doubly honored with EPA committee chairship and endowed professorship

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Portrait of Gerard Cangelosi.

Helping students change the world

DEOHS Professor Gerard Cangelosi is the 2021 Outstanding Faculty Mentor

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