School of Public Health

December 27, 2017

How will we know if Seattle’s new soda tax, which takes effect Jan. 1, actually reduces the consumption of sugary drinks?

In suburban Nepal less than half of the adults with high blood pressure know they have it, according to researchers from the University of Washington School of Public Health and Kathmandu University School of Medical Sciences.

Not everyone in the Washington State Building and Construction Trades Council’s King County Pre-Apprenticeship Construction Education (PACE) program makes it to graduation.

As a child, Mahlet Takele wanted to be a doctor or scientist. She collected a variety of leaves and roots from her neighborhood, which she imagined were possible cures for HIV/AIDS. 

Patricia García, a 1998 alumna of the University of Washington School of Public Health, was named Minister of Health for Peru and sworn in on July 28.

Wendy Barrington is passionate about promoting health equity and credits her social justice orientation to her African-American and white background.

Relief activities in Nepal after the magnitude 7.8 Himalayan earthquake April 25 will last indefinitely. The real effects of the devastating earthquake will emerge and continue for years, said Biraj

Thousands of uninsured and underserved people in Seattle and King County are expected to attend a four-day free clinic at Key Arena next month.

University of Washington research is helping clean up lead contamination in a village near Hanoi, Vietnam, where children suffer from high levels of exposure.

Daniela Witten, assistant professor of biostatistics at the University of Washington School of Public Health, has been named to Forbes’

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