Population Health

February 21, 2018

UW and Public Health – Seattle & King County create new academic health department

Academic Health DepartmentThe University of Washington Schools of Public Health and of Nursing have executed an agreement with Public Health – Seattle & King County that is intended to encourage collaboration and resource sharing through a new academic health department.

The goal of this three-year agreement is to provide mutual benefits to the UW and to King County in teaching, research and public health services. This includes offering field placements and internship opportunities for UW students with PHSKC, and working together to improve data quality and systems to improve the effectiveness of public health services provided to the county’s residents.

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