Student and Alumni Profiles

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Julie Tu

Alumni Profile

MS, Environmental Health (EH)

Julie Tu earned a BS in Environmental Health in 2015 and now works as a Senior Consultant at Ramboll, a large global consulting group.

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Manaola Hewett, MS Exposure Sciences 2018 & BS Environmental Health 2016

Alumni Profile

MS, Exposure Science (ES)

Manaola Hewett earned a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health from the University of Washington and then completed a master's degree in Occup

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Erica Grant

Alumni Profile

MPH, One Health (ONE)

Recent DEOHS graduate finds there’s no substitute for “getting your boots dirty” through experiences in the field

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Xiaoqiong "Christy" Huang

Alumni Profile

BS, Environmental Health (EH)

Xiaoqiong "Christy" Huang graduated from the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health's undergraduate program in 2012. She now works as a Health and Enivronmental Investigator for Seattle and King County Public Health. Huang loves the opportunity to educate food workers, restaurant operators and the general public about the significance of food safety, thereby protecting people from foodborne illnesses.

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Robert Duff

Alumni Profile

MS, Environmental Toxicology (Tox)

Robert Duff knows that certain environmental health issues can be contentious, especially with so many different stakeholders involved. He is currently a senior policy advisor to Governor Jay Inslee on natural resource and environmental issues.

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Vivian Yu

Alumni Profile

BS, Environmental Health (EH)

Vivian Yu graduated from the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health's undergraduate program in 2011 and earned her M.D. at Georgetown University School of Medicine in 2017.

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Barbara Morrissey

Alumni Profile

MS, Environmental Toxicology (Tox)

Barbara Fitzgerald Morrissey’s first job after graduate school took her to Olympia to investigate pesticide-related illnesses for the Washington State Department of Health. Two decades later, she is still there, helping translate science into policy.

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Joseph Coble

Joseph Coble

Alumni Profile

MSPH, Industrial Hygiene & Safety (IH&S) - No longer offered

Joseph Coble says his advice for current students is to challenge the status quo, to not accept someone’s judgment that reducing exposures and improving working conditions are not feasible. OSHA’s four-decade silica process reflects the need to be persistent and not give up.

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Breyan (Brie) Paske

Alumni Profile

BS, Environmental Health (EH)

Worker safety resonates for Breyan (Brie) Paske, in part because members of her family are employed in the manufacturing industry. Paske is a safety administrator with The Boeing Company in Everett.

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