Marie Perez

Critical What?! – Teaching media literacy to youth filmmakers

For her practicum, HSPop MPH student Marie Antoinette Perez worked as a research instructor on a documentary film project. Her contribution involved creating lesson plans and giving a series of presentations to the youth filmmakers that covered media literacy and basic research methods.

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    Spigner’s new course discusses controversial topics to enact change

    Professor Clarence Spigner advocates for open dialogue in higher education. His upcoming class on campus health during polarizing times aims to equip students with critical thinking skills and empathy to enact social progress.


  • #7 Best graduate schools for public health

    HSPop programs recognized in U.S. News & World Report rankings

    The University of Washington School of Public Health (UW SPH) continues to offer some of the best public health graduate education in the country, according to the 2024 rankings released by U.S. News & World Report.


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    Queering the classroom with Sophie Godley (MPH ’99)

    HSPop alum Sophie Godley (DrPH, MPH) along with colleagues at Boston University, found that students benefit when LGBTQ+ faculty authentically present their identities and harness open conversations about gender and sexual identity in the classroom.


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.