SPH Blog

Read about SPH people, research and impact.

In this Q&A, doctoral student Shanise Owens describes her research on the impact of redlining on wealth, the connection between employment quality and obesity, her passion for EDI work, and advice for public health students.
MPH students worked with community partners on supporting mental health through their practicum projects.
The University of Washington Nutritional Sciences Program is now known as the Food Systems, Nutrition, and Health Program, effective Jan. 1, 2024.
In this Q&A, Ffrench shares her MPH practicum experience, what it was like working with practitioners at a public health organization, and advice for students beginning their practicum.
Faculty, staff and students at SPH share art that inspires the work they do in public health and health equity.
The five-year study funded by the National Institute on Aging will provide cutting-edge imaging and blood-based biomarker data for researchers worldwide to advance Alzheimer’s and related dementias research.
Rabi Yunusa connects public health students with the community to learn valuable public health lessons
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness month. Practitioners share a message of action and hope for saving lives.
5 questions for DEOHS Teaching Professor Tania Busch Isaksen. The UW Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS) recently changed the name of our Bachelor of Science degree to Environmental Public Health.
Health equity, gender-affirming care, and access to culturally relevant foods were among the most popular stories from the School of Public Health in 2023
Sugary drinks have negative impacts on children's health. Here’s how one faculty’s partnership with Native Alaska communities has been working to change that.
UW SPH alum Brandi Reano shares her thoughts on how to improve health equity among Indigenous communities, and advice for public health students entering the workforce.
AIDS / HIV researchers Drs. Connie Celum and Chase Cannon
Biostatistics faculty Peter Gilbert was tasked with a puzzle during the pandemic: finding an antibody marker that could determine whether a COVID vaccine was working.
Dr. Megha Ramaswamy, PhD, MPH, to assume the role of chair of Health Systems and Population Health (HSPop).