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2018 Northwest Public Health, the UW School of Public Health's Magazine. 

The new edition of the Magazine showcases concrete examples of practice-based innovations, strategies and interventions that are using evidence to create more equitable public health systems in Washington state and the larger northwest region. Some stories of relevance include: investigating maternal deaths, reducing Latina immigrant stress, a Q&A with Janet Baseman, the School’s new acting associate dean for public health practice, and an alumni profile story on the Deputy Director of Grays Harbor Public Health & Social Services and her passion for rural public health. Read more




 Hilary Godwin Named Dean of the School of Public Health

By Jackson Holtz

July 15, 2018, Hilary Godwin will be replacing Interim Dean Joel Kaufman at the University of Washington School of Public Health. Godwin comes from UCLA’s Fielding School of Public Health as a professor and associate dean. At UCLA, Godwin received the award for Distinguished Teacher and hopes to bring even more strength to an already strong program so that the UW School of Public Health may continue to strive for a healthier future.

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The Opioid Crisis: Meditations in a Public Health Emergency

Dr. Robert Bree Collaborative

On October 26th, the White House declared the opioid crisis a National Public Health Emergency. This act fulfilled a long-standing campaign promise of the president, with one seemingly small, but significant modification: the declaration of a National Public Health Emergency, not just a National Emergency. While this may sound like a simple semantics issue, with one being an abbreviation or umbrella term for the other, in reality these are two distinct terms with considerable differences. Read more


$25 Free Education Material from the Dairy Council 

Washington State Dairy Council

You work hard educating people about the importance of nutrition. We want to say thank you. We strive to provide some of the best resources in the industry to help you do your job. We also want to give you some of those resources for free. If you live in ​Washington or ​Alaska, and qualify - you are eligible to receive $25 off a single order. Professionals who quality for this cash discount include educators in preK-12, wellness and higher education, school food service, school nurses, physicians, dietitians and nutritionists, public health educators and extension professionals. Read more