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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
  • health promotion
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photo: UW Health Services at APHA 2018

UW Health Services at APHA 2018

We had an incredible turn-out of Health Services student, faculty, and alumni presenters at the American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Conference November 14-18, 2018 in San Diego, CA. Members of our community also gathered for a Health Services happy hour reception on November 10 at Operacaffe, and for the UW School of Public Health Reception at the San Diego Convention Center on November 12.   read more...

CHIPS' 1st Annual Health Policy Writing Contest

Do you have policy writing chops? Submit a policy brief at the beginning of Spring Quarter for cash prizes of up to $1,000 and some serious bragging rights!   read more...

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...