population health initiative

April 1, 2020

Graduate Certificate in International Humanitarian Response

The Population Health Initiative is accepting applications for the Graduate Certificate in International Humanitarian Response program. The certificate is intended to provide University of Washington graduate and professional students from a variety of disciplines with an integrated body of study to better support prevention, mitigation, response and recovery from crises to assist those affected by…

December 12, 2019

Global Month 2019

On November 14th, multiple departments came together to hear Sheila Davis speak about the growth of Partners in Health over the past 30 years. The event started with poster presentations from students engaged in global health projects over the past year. Andrea Shelton (DNP-Midwifery), Hannah Bridgeland (DNP-FNP), Nicole Bayard (DNP-FNP), Marissa Masihdas (DNP-FNP), Rikki Peck…

October 7, 2019

CEO of Partners in Health, Sheila Davis, to Visit UW

Picture of CEO of Partners in Health, Sheila Davis

  November 14th, 2019  at HUB 250 Poster viewing 2:30 – 3 pm, Presentation 3 – 4 pm   Dr. Sheila Davis is the Chief Executive Officer at Partners In Health (PIH). Previously, she served as Chief of Clinical Operations and as Chief Nursing Officer, where she oversaw nursing efforts as well as supply chain, medical informatics, laboratory, infrastructure, and quality…

Two SoN Students Part of Population Health Initiative’s 2019 Applied Research Fellowship

Two School of Nursing students were part of the Population Health Initiative’s 2019 Applied Research Fellowship. Jane Kim (DNP Student) and Michelle Shin (PhD Student) spent 10 weeks during the summer to analyze the maternity and infant wraparound services provided by First Steps to low-income individuals. To learn more about their findings and more about…

July 25, 2019

New Graduate Certificate for International Humanitarian Response

Healthcare Workers training for emergency response

The Center for Global Health Nursing is excited to share that the Population Health Initiative has launched a new 15-credit  Graduate Certificate in International Humanitarian Response. Beginning this fall, the certificate is an interdisciplinary program through the UW Graduate School, and connects professionals from Public Health, Law, Public Policy, Engineering, Nursing, Pharmacy, Built Environment, and…