SPH Blog

Read about SPH people, research and impact.

For more than 25 years, Collins has been a mental health advocate for communities around the globe through her research, science policy leadership, and global health practice.
Kenneth Mugwanya's research has led him from studying which drugs can prevent HIV, to determining their safety, to understanding how to deliver them to the people who need them the most.
Associate Professor Jennifer Otten hopes to boost public health in Washington with a holistic approach to food systems
During the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, hate incidents were a significant and acute issue for marginalized racial and ethnic groups. These groups experienced higher odds of various acts of discrimination compared to white individuals, from receiving poorer service at restaurants or stores to being threatened and harassed. 
From sustainable brewing to health inequality, faculty at the University of Washington School of Public Health have written and contributed to a wide range of books during the past two years.
Q&A with Public Health-Global Health major Angella Kim on what experiences have been the most influential to her as a student in SPH.
In this Q&A, Hanna Dinh Hsieh (PH-GH, ’14) shares her passion for working alongside communities to improve health disparities and access to care.
The University of Washington School of Public Health (SPH) is pleased to announce two new leadership appointments of SPH faculty in the Office of the Dean: Dr. Jerry Cangelosi as Associate Dean for Research, and Dr. Elizabeth Kirk as Interim Associate Dean for Education.
Fretts grew up watching family members like her grandmother and father work hard to control their blood sugar by eating healthy and exercising. But their efforts were met with economic constraints and physical ailments. When Fretts accompanied her father on doctor visits, she witnessed physicians blame him for not eating healthy and exercising enough. 
In a Q&A, undergraduate Rohini Achal, '24, reflects on their passion for health equity and how structural oppression lies at the root of inequities.
Caroline Sandbo (PH-GH, ’22) shares why she feels fortunate to have found a major that uses both lab work and social sciences to improve health on a population scale.
Spotlight on Dr. Yolanda Evans (MPH, ’11), selection committee chair for the SPH Alumni Impact Award.
The number of U.S. adult handgun owners carrying a loaded handgun on their person doubled from 2015 to 2019, according to new research led by the University of Washington.
Marissa Baker on showing respect for workers and collaborating with communities through the research-to-practice process
Spotlight on Maggie Ramirez, William L. Dowling Endowed Professor in Health Administration