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The University of Washington School of Public Health (UW SPH) continues to offer some of the best public health graduate education in the country, according to the 2024 rankings released by U.S. News & World Report. UW SPH ranked No. 7 among public health graduate schools and remains among the top 3 public schools in the annual rankings.  

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May 2 lecture features Casey Sixkiller, Region 10 administrator for the US Environmental Protection Agency

Thursday, May 2: 12:30 to 1:20 pm PDT

Join us in person at the Health Sciences Education Building, Room 101, University of Washington campus. Or via Zoom. Reception to follow.

RSVP here for the Zoom webinar.

The lecture honors Dr. Gilbert S. Omenn, former dean of the UW School of Public Health. It is sponsored by the UW Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences. 


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UW School of Public Health 2024 Graduation Celebration



TIME: 11 AM – 1:30 PM

  • Doors open at 10 am. 
  • Cake reception will follow right after.

Students must RSVP to participate. Please check back later for RSVP form.

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Graduation RSVP – Students

Please save the date for our SPH Graduation Celebration on Sunday, June 9 at Alaska Airlines Arena on UW Campus. We hope you will join us in celebrating the tremendous accomplishments of the class of 2024.

Please stay tuned for more information on the UWSPH Graduation Celebration or email SPH Student Academic Services staff at!

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The 11th Annual Undergraduate Symposium will be held in-person on Thursday, May 23, 2024 4-6pm at the Hans Rosling Center for Population Health (HRC).

The Undergraduate Symposium is a chance for students from across the School’s undergraduate majors and minors to demonstrate how they have applied the knowledge and skills gained in the classroom to address public health problems through research, internship, and capstone experiences. Students from the following programs are invited to present:  Environmental Public Health MajorFood Systems, Nutrition, and Health MajorHealth Informatics and Health Information Management MajorPublic Health-Global Health MajorEnvironmental Public Health MinorGlobal Health Minor, and Nutrition Minor.

The Symposium also provides a forum for current students, prospective students, faculty and the community to discuss current topics in public health.

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The 26th annual MPH Practicum Symposium & Reception

Inviting the public health community to the 26th annual MPH Practicum Symposium & Reception on Wednesday, April 17th, 2024 from 3 PM – 5 PM in the HUB Ballroom.

A series of virtual student presentations will also be conducted through Zoom from Monday, April 8th to Thursday, April 11th, 2024 from 12 PM – 1:20 PM each day. This option is available for students, families, faculty, site supervisors, community partners, and more to participate if they reside outside of Seattle, Washington.

RSVP to the in-person event and/or the virtual presentations below to receive communication leading up to the event.

Symposium information

Public health and career events in April

Attend events on using your public health degree in the workforce, perinatal mental health, Ukraine healthcare and more


The Academy Health Annual Research Meeting has several scholarships that are open for applications. Selected recipients of both scholarships will receive complimentary registration for the Anuucal Research Meeting on June 29 - July 2, 2024 in Baltimore, MD. 

Diversity Scholars Program

The AcademyHealth Diversity Scholars Program supports the professional development of underrepresented racial/ethnic minority groups in the field of health services research. This year, we are providing ten scholarships that include complimentary travel and registration for the Annual Research Meeting in Baltimore, MD, June 29 – July 2, 2024.

Application Deadline: Monday, March 11, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. ET


Alice S. Hersh Student Scholarship

The Alice S. Hersh Student Scholarship is designed to encourage professional and educational development in health services research and policy among student members. This year, the scholarship will provide free registration to the 2024 Annual Research Meeting for two selected applicants. Current AcademyHealth student members who are enrolled full-time in a masters or doctoral program are encouraged to apply.


Application Deadline: Monday, March 11, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. ET

The APHA Kaiser Permanente Community Health Fellowship provides an immersive year-long work experience for early-career professionals who have a conferred MPH, DrPH or PhD in public health from one of our partner universities. Fellows receive a $120,000 stipend and other benefits. For more information regarding the fellowship, please visit our website

Join Community Health Center, Inc.’s National Health Center Training and Technical Assistance Partners (NTTAP) for our 6-month Health Professions Student Training Learning Collaborative! This learning collaborative is aimed at supporting health centers in establishing a sustainable and effective model for training students.

This six-month participatory learning experience is designed to provide transformational strategies and coaching support to help organizations evaluate, replicate and sustain a health professions student training program. This opportunity includes presentations on replicable models to train the next generation.

Applications are open

Scholarships and Funding
The Office of Dean has several scholarships available for students. This week applications for several scholarships will be open. If you are interested in applying, please make sure to visit the website for updates, deadlines, applications and other information.