December 17, 2014.Reading time less than 1 minute.
Jeffrey S. Duchin, MD, Chief, Communicable Disease Epidemiology & Immunization Section, Public Health – Seattle & King County recently completed a short interview (under 6 minutes) with KCTV about what we all need to know about Ebola. Watch it here and share it with others:
December 9, 2014.Reading time 4 minutes.
Do you know that in six out of 10 households with young children in King County both parents are working parents? Nonetheless, one in six young children here live in poverty. I had the privilege of being on a planning committee for a recent evening–an advance screening of a new PBS series, The Raising of America, followed by a panel discussion […]
November 24, 2014.Reading time 2 minutes.
Low-income adults with uncontrolled asthma saw both their asthma control and quality of life improve with the help of an in-home, self-management asthma support program delivered by community health workers (CHWs), according to a study published online today by JAMA Internal Medicine. “The great news about this intervention is that it could be readily replicated by health […]
October 27, 2014.Reading time 4 minutes.
Washington’s largest public health conference — held every fall by the Washington State Public Health Association (WSPHA) — honored four Public Health–Seattle & King County employees. All four are extremely dedicated to health equity and were recognized for exemplifying excellence and dedication in the field of public health. Dr. Ngozi Oleru, Division Director of Environmental Health, […]
October 17, 2014.Reading time 4 minutes.
Donna Oberg, MPH, RD, Nutrition Consultant, Project Manager III retired in mid-October after 30 years of dedicated public service with Public Health – Seattle & King County. Her eyes and personality sparkle as she reflects upon her career and her passion and dedication to improving the public’s health. Throughout her career, Donna strongly held a […]