Northwest Center ERC students recently toured the Theo Chocolate Factory in Seattle, Washington to learn about safety and health in a food manufacturing facility. Students had the opportunity to view the factory in motion, as workers produced chocolate before their eyes.
OHHAI Graduate, Anika Larson is now a Kuskaya Fellow on the Antimicrobial Resistance and One Health Team at the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia in Lima, Peru.
The Cascadia 2018 conference (formerly Semiahmoo) brought together researchers and students from UW DEOHS, the University of British Columbia, Oregon State University, Oregon Health Sciences University, Simon Fraser University, and U Regina to share current research related to Environmental, Occupational, and Population Health, with a focus on what these fields of study mean for mental health.
August 21, 2017 | "I am developing a high-quality and user-friendly Microsoft Excel database, which I will then use to migrate all existing records of reportable animal diseases from paper to electronic form, and which WSDA will use to record all incoming reports in the future."
March 22, 2017 | Amy presented on her recent literature review that looked at the implications of low wages and limited benefits on health care and public health services.
January 19, 2017 | Occupational Health at the Human-Animal Interface trainee Julianne Meisner was selected as one of 15 students to present her work at the UW Department of Global Health 10th Anniversary Celebration. Governor Insley, Melinda Gates, and other global health leaders from the Pacific Northwest will be in attendance at the exclusive event.
January 18, 2017 | Being an ERC student has equipped Emily Zamzow with the skills to work in industry and provide essential industrial hygiene support. In the summer of 2016, she was employed as the industrial hygiene intern at the ExxonMobil Joliet, Illinois refinery.
January 17, 2017 | Upon completion of his Master's degree and internship Darrick Dickerson was offered a full-time position with Boeing as a Safety Specialist. "I love the work I do," says Darrick, "I feel great knowing that my work benefits the lives and wellbeing of those around me!"
November 28, 2016 | Construction Management Safety and Health (CMOSH) Trainee, Christopher Mak, spent his summer interning for the University of Washington's Major Capital Projects Division, where he participated in a case study on Temporary LED Construction Lighting at the UW Animal Research and Care Facility Construction Site.