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2015-2016 Health Sciences Common Book: The New Jim Crow

August 16, 2015

The Health Sciences Service Learning and Advocacy Group has selected this year’s Health Sciences Common Book: The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander.  Students, staff, and faculty in the Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Social Work are asked to read this book over the summer and come prepared to participate in the 2015-2016...

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New Publication: “Healthy Nutrition: From Farm to Fork”

April 9, 2015

Jamie Bachaus, NSP MPH student, and Jennifer Otten, NSP Assistant Professor, guest authored the March 2015 issue of Elevate Health, the quarterly research digest of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition. The issue explores the link between public health and food systems and looks at recent evidence on how the US food system...

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Jennifer Otten joins national food waste committee

Jennifer Otten, an associate professor in environmental and occupational health sciences and a core faculty member in the Nutritional Sciences Program in the UW School of Public Health has joined a new committee formed by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM), which will conduct a systematic review of consumer food waste and...

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