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A Department of Global Health Year in Review, 2022–2023

The Department of Global Health works to achieve sustainable, quality health worldwide through the focused mission of improving health for all through research, education, training, and service. Prerequisite to our success is our shared commitment to increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion within DGH and pursuing antiracist and anticolonial actions in all of our work.

Hans Rosling Center

DGH Candidate Chair Talks

For the next few weeks, the University of Washington Schools of Public Health and Medicine are interviewing potential candidates for the position of Department Chair in the Department of Global Health. We are excited to welcome four candidates who are accomplished leaders with substantial experience living, working, and partnering with institutions in the Global South.

In the Media

Fact check: Vaccines can't be sprayed in 'chemtrails,' scientists say

USA Today

The inhaled vaccine technology being developed at Yale cannot be sprayed from the sky in a “chemtrail,” as a social media post suggests. Inhaled vaccines require measured doses delivered directly into the nose. Experts agreed spraying a vaccine from airplanes is not feasible or ethical. Dr. Christopher Sanford, associate professor of global health and of medicine in the UW School of Medicine, is quoted.