UW Public Health Magazine - Winter/Spring 2023

Published by the University of Washington School of Public Health.

Together We Are Ready Community trust and health infrastructure are necessary in preparing for future public health crises

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Navigating a path forward, together

Nearly three years since the COVID-19 pandemic began, we find ourselves at another crossroads. We are still grappling with COVID-19 and the legacies of structural racism, and also need to turn our attention both to the health impacts of climate change and to ensuring that hard-won policy gains and legal rights to reproductive health services are not eroded. How do we chart a path forward?

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DNA Data
Data gaps

Together, we can solve cold cases with more advanced statistical analysis of DNA

Food access
How Washington state’s agricultural and food access sector withstood the pandemic

Together, we can create a more equitable, resilient and economically viable food system

Custodian breakfast
Guardians of our spaces

Together, let’s view custodians as public health workers who keep communities healthy and safe

Illustrated faces with masks
Mental health matters

Together, we can heal from the trauma of COVID-19

Gender affirming care
The benefits of gender-affirming care

Together, we can make health care inclusive for trans youth 

Mass Incarceration
Communities disrupt mass incarceration

Together, we can center community voices to address structural racism

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