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6 CSDE Affiliates Part of 4 Teams Receiving UW Population Health Initiative Pilot Research Grants!

Posted: 3/23/2021 (CSDE Awards)

The UW Population Health Initiative recently awarded approximately $530,000 in Pilot Research Grants to 8 different faculty-led teams, four of whom include CSDE Affiliates.

CSDE Affiliate Nicole Errett (Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences) along with colleagues Ernesto Alvarado (Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences), Savannah D’Evelyn (Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences) and Cody Desautel (Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation) will examine how tribal and non-tribal communities in the Okanogan River Airshed Emphasis Area (ORAEA) receive and communicate information about smoke exposure.

CSDE Affiliate Carmen Gonzalez (Communication) along with fellow UW and Mexican Consulate researchers will develop an innovative bi-cultural, Bi-directional Research Digital Engagement (BRIDGE) Program, to highlight community voices to address current COVID-19 needs and create a sustainable platform for future communication around Latinx health.

CSDE Affiliate Elizabeth Harrington (Obstetrics & Gynecology) and UW and Maniilaq Association co-investigators will create a collaboration between the Maniilaq Social Medicine Program (SMP) and a team of UW faculty from the Departments of Obstetrics & Gynecology and American Indian Studies to advance sexual and reproductive health (SRH) outcomes and equity in the Maniilaq service area.

CSDE Affiliate Jeremy Hess (Emergency Medicine, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences, and Global Health), Nicole Errett (Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences), with CSDE Director Sara Curran (Jackson School of International Studies and Department of Sociology) and fellow UW researchers will form a Collaboratory between the University of Washington (UW) and Front and Centered (F&C), a coalition of environmental justice organizations in Washington, to pursue just and equitable climate action in Washington State.