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Climate challenge accepted

DEOHS researcher encourages high school innovators to think big in tackling climate change

June 18, 2019 | Allegra Abramo

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Undergraduate degree recipients

2019 DEOHS graduation

Celebrating the new public health leaders who earned degrees from our undergraduate and graduate programs  

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A child care provider sits on the floor raising her hand and smiling with a circle of preschoolers watching.

Caring for the caregivers

Changes in wage could make a difference in the health of child-care providers, according to new research led by DEOHS and the UW School of Public Health

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UW Lecturer Yona Sipos gestures to students standing near raised gardening beds at the UW Farm.ities of food systems through hands-on activities at the UW Farm. Photo: Elizar Mercado.

From harvest to health

DEOHS Lecturer Yona Sipos deconstructs food systems while teaching students to see the big picture

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A serving of fish tacos with fresh vegetables.

Getting fish to the table

A UW study maps West Coast hot spots where surplus fish could help meet nutrition needs in vulnerable communities

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Woman smiling at camera.

Well water safety

In Washington’s Yakima Valley, a DEOHS student taps the power of community to help improve access to safe water

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Lianne and Rachel at the presentation

Leading by example

Professor Lianne Sheppard selected as DEOHS outstanding faculty mentor

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