Marcy Harrington, MPA

Marcy Harrington

Research Coordinator, Evaluation Lead

PNASH Center

Marcy Harrington is a founding member of the Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health (PNASH) Center based at the University of Washington School of Public Health. Ms. Harrington holds a B.S. in Forestry and Masters in Public Affairs and brings her passion for forestry and rural communities to PNASH Center's injury prevention research and communications. 

Ms. Harrington has worked across Northwest farming, fishing, and forestry industries to identify and respond to regional safety priorities. she has worked on projects spanning issues of logging safety, forestry services, pesticide exposure, heat illness, and ladder injuries. PNASH's mission holds special meaning to her coming from a family that landed in the NW as migrant farmworkers and found their later careers in forestry.

Ms. Harrington leads with Dr. Yost, PNASH's evaluation program and focuses on Center forestry and fishing sector engagement. She has a special interest in participatory processes, evaluation and the translation and transfer of research. She has worked across the national NIOSH funded Agricultural Centers in the dissemination and evaluation of multi-center initiatives. She also works on projects to identify regional stakeholder issues and priorities, and as a product of these efforts, developed research agendas that have guided safety and health research for farming, fishing and forestry.


Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences


UW Box 351618
Seattle, WA 98195-7234





  • Outreach Core
  • Evaluation Program
  • Forestry Services Workers in the Pacific Northwest
  • Logging and Log Trucking Stress and Fatigue
  • MPA, Public Affairs, University of Washington 2001
  • BA Forestry and Wildlife, University of Washington 1995