Student and Alumni Profiles

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Barbara Morrissey

Alumni Profile

MS (Thesis), 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)

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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Dalila Zelkanovic

Alumni Profile

BS, Environmental Health (EH)

Dalila Zelkanovic graduated from the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health's undergraduate program in 2014. She now works for the Clark County Health Department as an Environmental Health Specialist. Zelkanovic loves the the satisfaction of serving the public, and being on the frontlines of her evolving and developing community.

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