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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Two men in face masks carry a tall ladder standing six feet apart.

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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Student profile photo of Alicia Hendrix in the lab

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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Pandher, wearing a face mask, standing next to a sidewalk with evergreens in the background.

Abhyjot Pandher

Current student profile

BS, Environmental Health (EH)

DEOHS environmental health major responds to workers' concerns about COVID-19 and more while interning with Washington State Department of Labor & Industries

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3 people wearing face masks stand next to weather monitoring equipment inside a chain-link fence.

Claire Schollaert

Current student profile

PhD, Environmental and Occupational Hygiene (EOHY)

DEOHS researchers investigate the combined health effects of wildfire smoke and heat on Washington’s agricultural workforce and test strategies to protect workers and crops

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Peterson standing in front of a canyon in the Badlands.

Natalie Peterson

Current student profile

BS, Environmental Health (EH)

DEOHS environmental health major takes on the COVID-19 crisis and more while interning with the Indian Health Service

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Gombart standing in a hole surrounded by rocks and soil, holding out a ball of soil in his extended right hand.

Sean Gombart

Current student profile

BS, Environmental Health (EH)

DEOHS environmental health major gets down in the dirt for public health

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Alexandria Vingino standing in front of a lake and mountain, with a cloth face mask in hand.

Alexandria Vingino

Current student profile

MPH, One Health (ONE)

MPH student Alexandria Vingino and collaborators find antibiotic-resistant E. coli in the waste of some marine mammals around Puget Sound

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