University of Washington School of Public Health

UW SPH News: Hilary Godwin named next dean of SPH

Hilary Godwin named next dean of SPH

05/31/2018
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Hilary Godwin

Hilary Godwin, PhD, has been named the next dean of the University of Washington School of Public Health, effective July 15. She will succeed Joel Kaufman, who has served as interim dean since September 2016. Godwin is professor of environmental health sciences and associate dean for academic programs at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. She is nationally recognized for her teaching and leadership, in addition to her interdisciplinary, collaborative research on nanotoxicology and the chemistry of lead poisoning and its impact on public health.

"The University of Washington is truly a special place and I look forward to joining the School of Public Health and working collaboratively with a broad range of stakeholders to leverage their many existing strengths to help make the School, campus and surrounding community even stronger and healthier," Godwin said.