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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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photo: National Public Health Week 2019 Story Round-Up

National Public Health Week 2019 Story Round-Up

Happy National Public Health Week 2019! 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 Services. (Story round-up under the cut.)   read more...

CHIPS: New Center Focuses on Health Policy, Innovation

"From changes in school start times to interventions limiting sugary drinks, a new center in the School of Public Health is examining how policies shape our health on a range of issues."   read more...

photo: Brad Kramer Teams Up with UW Faculty and Students to Organize Wildfire Smoke Risk Symposium

Brad Kramer Teams Up to Organize Wildfire Smoke Risk Symposium

Brad Kramer was part of the team of UW SPH faculty and students that organized the Wildfire Smoke Risk Communication Stakeholder Symposium, held on October 30, 2018. The symposium brought the University of Washington climate change research community together with more than 100 local, state, tribal, and federal practitioners working on wildfire smoke and health issues in Washington State.   read more...