The magazine of the UW School of Public Health

Download full issue PDF. Spring/Summer 2017
Volume 34, Number 1

Inside this issue



Joel Kaufman

From the Dean

Joel Kaufman

Joel Kaufman, Interim Dean of the UW School of Public Health, discusses how the School and practice community are adapting and adopting new approaches to improve the health of whole populations.

Making a Difference

UW School of Public Health: Making a Difference

Researchers at the University of Washington School of Public Health are tackling our most pressing health issues to improve population health. Here is a sampling of the School’s local, national, and global impact.

Regional Roundup

Regional Roundup

A snapshot of population health improvement activities that impact public health practice in each of the six states in our region.

Population Health building site

A 25-Year Vision

The UW’s recent gift from the Bill & Melinda Gates accelerates its 25-year vision for improving the world’s health and well-being through its Population Health Initiative.



An infographic illustrating the Population Dose concept, which aims to help evaluators and community practitioners plan, implement, and evaluate strategies that lead to meaningful population health outcomes.