Student and Alumni Profiles

Two lab workers in protective suits and face shields hold up samples of wastewater in plastic bottles.

Sarah Philo

Current student profile

PhD, Environmental and Occupational Health (EOH)

Using milk to extract the novel coronavirus from wastewater could help pinpoint new outbreaks

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Calvin Terada

Alumni Profile

BS, Environmental Health (EH)

Calvin Terada earned his Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health in 1994 and now works as Director of the Superfund & Emergency Manage

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Yasmin Everson

Alumni Profile

BS, Environmental Health (EH)

Yasmin Everson earned her B.S. in Environmental Health in 2018. She completed her internship at Sound Transit and after graduation joined Amazon as an EHS Specialist. Now, she joined the Amazon Technical Academy, where she plans to integrate her passions for public health and software development.

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Dennise Drury

Current student profile

MPH, Environmental and Occupational Health (EOH)

Funding from the UW Population Health Initiative jump-started efforts by DEOHS and our partners, working side-by-side with farmworkers, to create tailored safety messages

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Rad Cunningham

Alumni Profile

MPH, Environmental and Occupational Health (EOH)

Rad Cunningham works as a Senior Epidemiologist at the Washington State Department of Health. 

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Jonathan Nagata

Alumni Profile

MS, Environmental Health (EH)

DEOHS alum Jonathan Nagata brings environmental health expertise to the Environmental Protection Agency

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Ryan Kouchakji

Alumni Profile

BS, Environmental Health (EH)

Ryan Kouchakji earned his Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health in 2017 and is now in his second year at the UW School of Medicine M.D.

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Alicia Hendrix

Current student profile

PhD, Environmental Toxicology (Tox)

Alicia Hendrix earned an undergraduate degree in marine biology, then discovered a passion for environmental toxicology while studying algal toxins as a volunteer with the NOAA Northwest Fisheries Science Center.

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Hien Bui

Current student profile

MPH, One Health (ONE)

For her practicum, Hien Bui, MD, is working with the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Vietnam team to to strengthen the international community’s capacity to detect and discover viruses that can be transmitted from animals to humans.

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