Student and Alumni Profiles

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Joe Dempsey

Past student profile

PhD, Environmental Toxicology (Tox)

Joe Dempsey studies the relationship between the gut microbiome, the liver, and toxic chemicals.

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Teresa Schlanser

Past student profile

MPH, One Health (ONE)

As an Army Veterinary Corps Officer, Teresa Schlanser learned firsthand about the value of the One Health approach to solving difficult environmental and occupational health challenges.

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Elisabeth Burnor

Past student profile

MS (Thesis), Environmental Health (EH)

When Elisabeth Burnor discovered she could combine her interests in biomedical and environmental sciences and earn a degree in environmental health, she was hooked.

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Hannah Echt

Past student profile

MS (Thesis), Occupational Hygiene (OH)

Hannah Echt's job at NIOSH led her to pursue a Master's in Occupational Hygiene on the way to a career as an industrial hygienist.

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Suzy An

Current student profile

MS (Thesis), Environmental Toxicology (Tox)

Suzy An's undergraduate degree in pathology and a love of crime shows led her to pursue a graduate degree in environmental toxicology.

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Suhani Patel

Past student profile

BS, Environmental Health (EH)

Suhani Patel's varied experiences as an undergraduate Environmental Health major have helped her build valuable research and practice skills.

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On the job | Scyler Li

Student Profile

BS, Environmental Health (EH)

Promoting safe laboratory practices at the UW

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Vy Tran

Alumni Profile

BS, Environmental Health (EH)

Vy Tran, '16, was driven to study environmental health after seeing how work in a tofu factory took a toll on her mother's mental and physical health. Today she's making an impact as an occupational health worker.

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Sara Mar

Alumni Profile

BS, Environmental Health (EH)

Sara Mar graduated with a B.S. in Environmental Health in 2017 and now works as a CDC’s Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) Fellow.

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