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photo: UW Health Services Recognized for Leadership as CHOT Expands

UW Health Services Recognized for Leadership as CHOT Expands

The University of Louisville and the University of Washington have become the newest universities to join the Center for Health Organization Transformation (CHOT), an NSF Industry/University Cooperative Research Center program. Dr. Bita Kash, the director of the CHOT consortium, recognized UW for our leadership in a recent statement, remarking that "CHOT depends on the expertise and leadership that the University of Washington has already been able to provide over the last two years."   read more...

photo: MPH Alum and Faculty Co-Author Paper on Gun Safety

MPH Alum and Faculty Co-Author Paper on Gun Safety

Health Services MPH alumnus ('14) Dr. Joe Simonetti has co-authored a new paper on gun safety with Health Services faculty Drs. Ali Rowhani-Rahbar and David Grossman. The paper, titled "Firearm Storage Practices in Households of Adolescents With and Without Mental Illness" (2017) was published in the Journal of Adolescent Health. The researchers found that "firearm storage practices do not differ based on household mental health risk factors for self-harm."   read more...

photo: Colleen Kimsey Awarded Title V MCH Internship to Develop Workforce Capacity

Colleen Kimsey Awarded Title V MCH Internship

Second-year Health Services MPH (MCH) student Colleen Kimsey was awarded a Title V MCH Internship to work with the Bureau of Family Health in Pennsylvania to develop workforce capacity around improving health outcomes for women and children.   read more...

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