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The Department of Health Systems and Population Health 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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photo: Evaluating a Free Meal Program for U.S. Schools

Evaluating a free meal program for U.S. schools

A new NIH-funded study led by HSPop associate professor Jessica Jones-Smith seeks to understand effects of a national U.S. policy that allows school districts to provide free meals for all children in a school, regardless of household income.   read more...

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Kemi Doll study examines endometrial cancer screening disparities

A study published in JAMA Oncology, by HSPop adjunct associate professor Kemi Doll, indicates that a screening tool used to determine the need for biopsies frequently misses signs of endometrial cancer in Black women.   read more...

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New name, same outstanding department!

The department formerly known as Health Services is now the Department of Health Systems and Population Health. Learn how and why this change was made.   read more...

photo: Christoph Lee Receives Top Yale Med Alumni Award

Christoph Lee Receives Top Yale Med Alumni Award

Congratulations to HSPop adjunct professor Christoph Lee, who was just awarded the 2020 Yale School of Medicine Distinguished Alumni Service Award, Yale Med's highest alumni honor.   read more...

photo: National Public Health Week 2021 Story Round-Up

National Public Health Week 2021 Story Round-Up

Happy National Public Health Week 2021! Thanks for following along with our daily featured stories, showcasing work by alumni, students, and faculty in the University of Washington School of Public Health Department of Health Systems and Population Health. (Story round-up under the cut.)   read more...



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