Population Health

September 26, 2018

The Northwest Genomics Center at the University of Washington in Seattle will become one of three genome centers around the country for the National Institutes of Health All of Us Research Program.

September 18, 2018

Not everyone agrees there is a sperm apocalypse and that the demise of the human race is imminent.  

August 23, 2018

 A new scientific study concludes there is no safe level of drinking alcohol.

February 21, 2018

Epidemiology has played a crucial role over the decades in understanding Alzheimer’s disease and other common causes of dementia, such as vascular disease and Lewy body disease.

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the third leading cause of death in the United States, according to the American Lung Association. There are no effective medicines that reduce mortality from the disease.

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) announced today, Wednesday, Jan. 25, the foundation’s commitment to invest $279 million in IHME to expand its work over the

Kenny Sherr heads the world’s only Ph.D. program in implementation science, based in the University of Washington's Department of Global Health.

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