University of Washington School of Public Health

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Close Up: Terrance Kavanagh

A laboratory scientist, fly fisherman and winemaker, Terrance Kavanagh left his native Michigan for the University of Washington in 1985 to be a postdoc in the pathology department. Today, he leads three UW centers, including the Interdisciplinary Center for Exposures, Diseases, Genomics and Environment, where researchers work to understand how genetic factors influence human susceptibility to environmental health risks. Kavanagh is one of two UW researchers recently named as new fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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