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.

  • Student holds "stop war" sign at protest

    Teaching the intersection of war and public health

    Professors Amy Hagopian and James Pfeiffer aim to increase awareness and advocacy surrounding war as a public health crisis. Their class War and Public Health explores the intersection of public health and the far-reaching effects of war.


  • three students sit in a class listening

    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.


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.