News and Updates

Agricultural Pollutants and Asthma

Dr. Karr's research on air pollution in the Yakima Valley was featured in the UW Health Sciences Newsbeat.  Read her article here:


Seattle Children's Hospital Bulletin Provides a Q&A on Phthalates

Read the article, entitled "Phthalates: Q&A with Dr. Sheela Sathyanarayana," at this link:


Governor Inslee's Toxics Reduction Initiative

Dr. Sathyanarayana and Dr. Karr presented to the Washington Senate Working Group on Governor Inslee's current initiative to reduce toxic exposures.  Quotes and content provided by the PEHSU was featured in a factsheet on the Initiative.  Take a look!


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