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The Department of Health Services prepares future health practitioners, managers, and researchers to conduct the unfinished work of improving the well-being of communities in the United States and throughout the world.


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We train students for influential careers in:

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  • program design & evaluation
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photo: Dr. Amy Hagopian Awarded APHA

Dr. Amy Hagopian Awarded Victor Sidel and Barry Levy Award for Peace

Congratulations to our own COPHP Program Director Amy Hagopian​, PhD, MHA, Associate Professor of Health Services and Global Health at the University of Washington School of Public Health​, who is receiving the 2018 American Public Health Association​ (APHA) Victor Sidel and Barry Levy Award for Peace for her "enduring passion for advocacy, for her leadership and for mentoring colleagues and students around the prevention of war and the promotion of peace around the world."   read more...

photo: COPHP Alumna Maggie Jones is New Kaiser CCHE Director

COPHP Alumna Maggie Jones is New Kaiser CCHE Director

Congratulations to Community-Oriented Public Health Practice (COPHP) MPH alumna Maggie Jones ('07), who is the new director of Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute Seattle’s Center for Community Health and Evaluation (CCHE).   read more...

photo: UW SPH is #1 College for Public Health

UW SPH is #1 College for Public Health

A new ranking by collegemagazine.com rates the University of Washington School of Public Health the #1 college for studying public health, due to strong employment outlook, prestigious faculty, and strong bonds with local research and practice centers.   read more...