MLK Award Recipient is a DGH Member for Sixth Consecutive Year

In 1957 in Montgomery, Alabama, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. addressed an audience and stated that “life's most persistent and urgent question is, ‘what are you doing for others?’" Today his legacy is one of service and community impact. To honor that legacy, The School of Public Health participates in the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute sponsored by UW Health Sciences Schools, UW Health Sciences Administration and UW Medicine. 

Fifth National Climate Assessment shows what the Northwest can expect without climate action

The Daily

On Nov. 14, the Biden Administration released the Fifth National Climate Assessment (NCA) detailing how climate change is affecting the United States and how institutions and communities are responding. The report, mandated every four years, is written by researchers and federal agencies to condense the most recent climate data and break the effects down by 10 regions. 

Classifying the Natural History of Asymptomatic Malaria

UW Medicine Newsroom

Detecting malaria in people who aren’t experiencing symptoms is vital to public health efforts to better control this tropical disease in places where the mosquito-borne parasite is common. Researchers found that parasite dynamics and the parasite species present were highly variable among patients with low-level, asymptomatic infections. This finding is important for improving studies on the prevalence of malaria infection and, by extension, for clinical trials of malaria vaccines and therapeutics.

Q&A With Mohammad Gazi

Research Assistant with Julianne Meisner

Doctor of Global Health Leadership and Practice (DrGH) program

Please tell us a little bit about yourself.

I am currently a first-year student in the Doctor of Global Health Leadership and Practice (DrGH) program at the Department of Global Health (DGH) at the University of Washington (UW). I work as a research assistant in the INSIGHT project at I-TECH. I have also joined the UW SEAL team to learn and support public health activities in different communities.