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MS Program in Health Services
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The MS in Health Services is an in-residence, 2-year, graduate degree program that offers analytical and practical knowledge and skills to candidates who have some experience in health fields and who want to assume positions of greater responsibility in improving the public's health and the effectiveness of health care and population health services.

The program is offered as either a general MS degree with a focus on research methods, or with a concentration in Clinical and Translational Research.


photo: MPH Student Lance Frankel Studies Emergency School Meal Programs During COVID

MPH Student Lance Frankel Studies Emergency School Meals in COVID

For his MPH practicum project, Lance worked with Dr. Jesse Jones-Smith and Lina Walkinshaw via the UW Nutritional Sciences Program to conduct an analysis of emergency school meal programs across Washington State during the COVID-19 pandemic. "All families want to feed their children nutritious foods," says Lance, "but if school meals are unavailable, this goal can slip out of reach.”   read more...

photo: MPH Alum Dr. Douglas Diekema Helps WA Prioritize COVID-19 Resource Allocation

Dr. Douglas Diekema Helps WA Prioritize COVID-19 Resource Allocation

More than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the most enduring challenges of the pandemic response in the United States has been shortage: of masks, ICU beds, ventilators, and vaccines. Physician, ethicist, and Health Services MPH alumnus Dr. Douglas Diekema (’93) has played a unique role in helping to develop Washington State’s approach to allocating precious resources during the pandemic.   read more...

photo: MPH Student KeliAnne Hara-Hubbard Assesses Asian American-Serving Community Orgs During COVID-19

KeliAnne Hara-Hubbard Assesses Asian American-Serving Community Orgs

“Asian American communities and the organizations that serve them have been incredibly resilient during the COVID-19 pandemic, despite institutional barriers and racial discrimination,” says KeliAnne.   read more...