Register now for the March Hot Topics webinar

Next Hot Topics Webinar: Building a Trauma-Informed Health Practice


Health professionals across the country are gaining a greater understanding of how childhood trauma impacts adult health outcomes and are transforming their organizations to address these issues. In the March session of Hot Topics in Practice, Karolyn Holden, Director, Grays Harbor County Public Health and Social Services, shares how her agency is taking deliberate steps toward building a more trauma-informed practice.

In this one-hour webinar, Holden will review how her organization is applying trauma-informed principles to improve client interactions, the physical environment, and their expectations of each other. She will also share challenges and successes encountered along the way, providing insights into how these efforts have developed in the context of a small, rural agency.

Register today and learn how to build trauma-informed principles into your organization’s strategic planning and training goals.

Trauma-Informed Practice – a Rural Perspective


Date: March 27, 2018, noon to 1:00 p.m. (PT)

Next Hot Topics Webinar: Building a Trauma-Informed Health Practice


Intended Audiences:

  • Local, state, and tribal public health professionals; public health nurses and other clinicians


  • Karolyn Holden, BSN, Director, Grays Harbor County Public Health and Social Services

About Hot Topics in Practice


Meeting notes & Fail Forward – Save the Date!!

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What can adversity, struggle, and failure teach us about success, meaning, identity, resilience, and ultimately, how to Fail Forward?
Come hear local leaders share the setbacks, struggles, and failures they experienced on their paths to success in a panel discussion moderated by Undergraduate Academic Affairs’ Dr. Anne Browning and Dean Ed Taylor.


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Wednesday, April 4th

Doors & Dinner – 5 p.m. | Main Event – 5:30-7 p.m.

Intellectual House  – UW Seattle campus

Unite UW spring application available till 3/14!

Unite UW Spring 2018 application is open now! It is that time of the year to smell the tulips at Skagit Tulip Town, lie on the beach at Golden Gardens at our annual BBQ, and enjoy Seattle’s nature by hiking up Rattlesnake. Unite UW is great opportunity to find a tight-knit community with caring friends from diverse cultural backgrounds and rich life experiences. This quarterly program is complimentary and offers food plus 2-night retreat at Pack Forest.


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Which Public Health Degree Is Right for Me? – 5/3/18 Event

Are you considering a public health graduate degree? The Department of Health Services trains students for influential careers in public health practice and research, health administration, health promotion, and health policy. Would you like to learn more about the types of graduate degrees we offer and what makes them unique?


The Department of Health Services invites you to attend “Which Public Health Degree is Right For Me?” –


What: Join us for a panel led by graduate students in our COPHP, MPH, MS, MHA, MHIHIM, and Online Executive MPH programs, followed by small group break-out sessions. Pizza and beverages will be served!

When: Thursday May 3, 2018; 5:30-7:30pm

Where: UW Seattle campus, South Campus Center, Room 303


Please RSVP here by Sunday April 29 to reserve your spot!


Facebook event page here.


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2018 Everybody Every Body Fashion Show Return

After a long stay in event limbo, the 10th Everybody Every Body Fashion Show is returning on Sunday, April 22nd, 2018. If you still want to become a model, fill out the form (which is the model sign-up with all the measurements). We are starting fresh, so we wiped everything. Just fill it out if you’re still interested. If not, thanks for reading this email. Please fill out this form by Friday, March 30th, 2018 to be a part of this.



In addition to the Fashion Show, there will be activities before including an art gallery. We encourage you to share this opportunity with your friends! If they aren’t students, let us know and we can shoot them an alternative form. They can sign up with their interest on this submission form:



If you’re part of an RSO and want to be represented at the event you join us and table! More detailed information and sign ups can be found through this google form:


Lastly, we need as many volunteers to assist behind the scenes during the Fashion Show. We would really appreciate it if you could please share the form below with your friends and emphasize the importance of this support to make the event a success.


StatNorthwest: UW prof development conference for undergraduates in mathematical/computational/statistical sciences

The UW’s Department of Biostatistics Diversity Committee is hosting a half-day conference for students from historically underrepresented groups in the mathematical, computational, and statistical sciences to promote careers and advanced degrees in statistics and biostatistics, and suggest some strategies to these students for applying to graduate school and careers in this field.


The event, called StatNorthwest, will be held on April 14, 2018, 12:30pm-5:00pm on the UW Seattle campus.


Students are welcome to RSVP and attend.


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