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Disasters, disease outbreaks and raising tweens’ fitness

Overseeing Snohomish Health District is epidemiology prof's other job
Jeff Hodson

Gary Goldbaum was motivated to pursue healthcare as a career when he learned that his father, as a young man, had been hospitalized for more than a year with tuberculosis.

Today Goldbaum, a UW associate professor of epidemiology in the School of Public Health, runs the Snohomish Health District, which serves more than 700,000 residents. He spoke with writer Jeff Hodson.