News & Updates

November 2014

Washington Study Examines Effect of Anti-HIV Medication on Pregnancy, Birth Outcomes, Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health, November 13

October 2014

Fighting Ebola, and the Mud, The New York Times, October 21

September 2014

Stagnant Vaccination Rates in Washington State, The Daily (UW), September 25
Silent Killer: Visualizing Air Pollution, Humanosphere, September 17
Judy Wasserheit: Positively Global, The Lancet, September 13
Respiratory, Skin Problems Soar Near Gas Wells, Study Says, U.S. News & World Report, September 10
Chinese Kids Gorge on Junk Food, With Familiar Consequences, Bloomberg Businessweek , September 4
The Power of Belief: What Polio and Ebola Have in Common, Center for Strategic & International Studies, September 3

August 2014

Climate Change: A Chronic Health Problem for the 21st Century, Thomson Reuters Foundation, August 29
Mobile Phones Save Lives in Timor-Leste, HuffPost Blog, August 16

July 2014

AIDS-free Generation is Aim of New Guidelines for Clinicians, UW Health Sciences NewsBeat, July 21

June 2014

Conference Reflects UW's Link to Africa's Health, UW Health Sciences NewsBeat, June 17

May 2014

April 2014

Global Health Passion Sparks Awards to Honor Student Work, School of Public Health , April 30
World Malaria Day: Advances and Vulnerabilities, UW Health Sciences NewsBeat, April 24

March 2014

Smoking Proves Hard to Shake Among the Poor, The New York Times, March 24
Income Gap, Meet the Longevity Gap, The New York Times, March 15

February 2014

January 2014

December 2013

November 2013

UW’s Founder of Global Health Department Is Stepping Down, Puget Sound Business Journal, November 12

October 2013

Widespread Media Coverage on PLOS Paper Giving New Estimates of Iraq War Deaths Between 2003 and 2011, BBC, Atlanttic, NBC News, Washington Post, International Business Times, Medical Daily, Time Magazine, KUOW, LA Times, KPLU, Al Jazeera, National Geographic, Voice of Russia, etc., October 18

September 2013

August 2013

July 2013

June 2013

May 2013

April 2013

Data Science: The Numbers of Our Lives, New York Times, April 11

March 2013

NIH Cuts Began Ahead of Sequester, Wall Street Journal, March 4

February 2013

January 2013

MD MPH Student Sheridan Reiger Honored with MLK Award, School of Public Health, January 18

December 2012

Worldwide Coverage on Global Burden of Disease Study by IHME , BBC, Reuters, New York Times, Humanosphere, The Guardian, Economist, Washington Post, Associated Press, Financial Times, and more, December 18
PRI’s The World: Cancer’s Global Reach, Public Radio International and Humanosphere, December 4

November 2012

October 2012

Gates Foundation Gives 5.4m for College Readiness, Chronicle of Higher Education, October 17

September 2012

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June 2012

May 2012

April 2012

Congratulations Dr. Jim Yong Kim, Humanosphere, April 16

March 2012

February 2012

January 2012

Gates Donates $750m to Global Fund, New York Times, January 26
Refugees In Puget Sound: Navigating A New Home In The Northwest, Common Language Project (posted on KUOW), January 20

December 2011

10 Global Health Achievements in 2011, Huffington Post (Karl Hoffman, CEO of Population Services Int'l), December 29
In (Nurses) We Trust, Josephine Ensign's Medical Margin's Blog, December 18
Op-Ed by Bono: A Decade of Progress on AIDS, New York Times, December 1

November 2011

In Ethiopia, Food Insecurity Is About More Than Just Famine , Common Language Project (Based at UW), November 21
Why are Rural Indian Women Being Pressured Into Unnecessary Hysterectomies?, Common Language Project (Based at UW), November 16
PATH Leader Takes Key Gates Foundation Job, Seattle Times, November 1

October 2011

Malaria Vaccine Trial Shows Promise , Wall Street Journal, October 19

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June 2011

March 2011

Cancer joins AIDS, malaria as global health issue, KPLU (Dean Jamison), March 21