Stankovic combines passions for music and public health in her research

“I believe music transports you to another world and reaches parts of the brain other things can’t…It’s definitely something that can have amazing results. We don’t quite know why yet because our brain is just so complicated and amazing,” Stankovic said.

  • HSPop group at SPH Awards of Excellence

    HSPop faculty, staff, students recognized with Awards of Excellence

    The University of Washington School of Public Health (SPH) recognized dozens of students, staff, and faculty at its annual Excellence Awards celebration on May 14, 2024 in the Hans Rosling Center for Population Health. The Excellence Awards celebrates members of the SPH community for their dedication, service, and many contributions to public health.


  • Lisa Callegari and Shanise Owens

    Understanding racial disparities in uterine fibroid care

    Compared to other races receiving treatment for fibroids, Black women are more likely to be put through invasive surgeries, yet they still end up having worse outcomes. “One key takeaway from our research is the importance of offering Black veterans multiple treatment options, including fertility-sparing choices,” says Owens.


  • Blair Darney

    HSPop alum receives Fulbright Award to study abortion access in Mexico

    Blair Darney (HSERV PhD ’12) was recently awarded the 2023-2024 Garcia Robles COMEXUS/Fulbright award to study abortion access in Mexico. Darney’s work is particularly pressing given that 20% of mothers in Mexico are adolescents, and Latin America is the only region in the world where under-15 births are increasing.


HSEED Award and Student Funding

The Health Systems Excellence, Equity, and Distinction (HSEED) Award honors students and helps increase diversity in the field of public health. The HSEED Award is presented annually to students in our degree programs.