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photo: Christoph Lee Receives Top Yale Med Alumni Award

Christoph Lee Receives Top Yale Med Alumni Award

Congratulations to HServ adjunct professor Christoph Lee, who was just awarded the 2020 Yale School of Medicine Distinguished Alumni Service Award, Yale Med's highest alumni honor.   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: National Public Health Week 2021 Story Round-Up

National Public Health Week 2021 Story Round-Up

Happy National Public Health Week 2021! 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...

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: COPHP MPH Student Molly Codding Assesses Lead Levels in WA School Drinking Water

COPHP Student Molly Codding Assesses Lead Levels in WA School Water

Molly explains, “Lead exposure is an incredibly important environmental justice issue. In the United States, decades of systemic segregation have resulted in a disproportionate burden of lead poisoning and lead exposure for low-income communities and communities of Color.”   read more...


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