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photo: Sweetened beverage tax study

Study finds net economic benefits from sweetened beverage taxes

A study co-led by HSPop clinical professor Jim Krieger has shown that sweetened beverage tax policies are more economically equitable for lower-income populations, because the money raised by these taxes goes toward programs that benefit these communities.   read more...

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Outstanding Staff: Nikki Dettmar

Congratulations to Nikki Dettmar, Continuing Education Coordinator for the Northwest Center for Public Health Practice, who on May 26th received the UW School of Public Health's Award of Excellence for 2022 Outstanding HSPop Staff Member.   read more...

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Staff profile: Wade Angeli

Wade Angeli joined HSPop in February 2021 as Marketing and Student Recruitment Specialist for the Online MPH program. He talked with us about his background and how he sees his role in our department.   read more...

photo: Hellen Mwithiga, HSPop Manager of Staff and Student HR

Hellen Mwithiga promoted to Manager of Staff and Student HR

Hellen Mwithiga, who has been working as an HSPop HR Associate, has been promoted to Manager of Staff and Student Human Resources. Please enjoy this story about the foundation she founded in Kenya in 2012, and how its reach continues to expand.   read more...

photo:                                                                                                                                                                Meet Michelle Johnson-Jennings and Derek Jennings, our newest HSPop faculty members

Introducing new faculty

The Department of Health Systems and Population Health is excited to introduce two new faculty members: Dr. Michelle Johnson-Jennings and Dr. Derek Jennings. They came to UW this summer from the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, in the Saskatchewan province of Canada.   read more...


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