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The UW Department of Health Systems and Population Health (HSPop) supports, connects, and celebrates its alumni who work around the world and country on some of the most pressing public health issues.

Our alumni transform communities, lead health organizations, find solutions to emerging public health challenges, promote the latest evidence-based practices and interventions, respond to rapidly evolving disease outbreaks, and so much more — saving and improving millions of lives.

Alumni Stories

  • Seattle’s sweetened beverage tax linked to lower BMIs in children

    Seattle’s sweetened beverage tax linked to lower BMIs in children

    The researchers found that compared to those living in neighboring nontaxed areas, Seattle children experienced a greater decrease in body mass index.

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  • Reducing barriers to medications for opioid use disorder

    Reducing barriers to medications for opioid use disorder

    Through the SUPPORT Center, researchers partnered with clinical leaders to increase opioid-related safety by assisting VA primary caregivers to identify and treat opioid use disorder.

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  • Understanding racial disparities in uterine fibroid care

    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.

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Career Services

We offer a variety of services and resources to support our alumni, from email lists to advising. Check with our individual programs on their offerings, as well as what services alumni can access with the university and UW School of Public Health.

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Support Current Students

Alumni can also help support current HSPop students and future public health leaders through various fund options.

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