Pamela Collins, advocate for mental health and community voice, named 2023 MLK Service Awardee
11 students within School of Public Health named to the 2022 Husky 100
Joyce E. Tapley creates culture of community health
Growing up, the young Joyce (Evans) Tapley heard stories of family members and friends dying from diseases that were preventable. Her paternal grandparents died of tuberculosis when her father was a child. She witnessed her family, who is Black, routinely not receive the same level of treatment for illnesses that their white counterparts did when sharing similar symptoms to doctors.
Beyond the binary of substance abuse
Tessa Matson, a doctoral student at the University of Washington School of Public Health, has spent the past four years studying and researching screening and assessment tools for substance use disorders that are patient-centric, equitable, and recognize the complexity that comes with motivating people to change their behaviors.
Finding those who are forgotten in public health data
Ahoua Koné Honored with 2022 MLK Award
Ahoua Koné, co-chair of the School of Public Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee, has received the 2022 Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Award.
UW’s Daniela Witten receives prestigious COPSS Presidents’ Award
Daniela Witten, professor of biostatistics and statistics at University of Washington and the Dorothy Gilford Endowed Chair in Mathematical Statistics, has received the prestigious 2022 Presidents’ Award from the Committee