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Faculty & Staff Honors

Faculty & Staff Honors

Washington: Faculty Member Honored by National Council of Negro Women

Dr. Wendy Barrington, an adjunct assistant professor of epidemiology and health services at the University of Washington School of Public Health, was honored recently by the Seattle Section of the National Council of Negro Women as an outstanding Pillar of the Community. She was a dozen women awarded during the group’s annual gala on Oct. 20.

Dr. Barrington’s research focuses on racial disparities in clinical outcomes and promoting healthy communities. She has studied neighborhoods’ impact on mental and physical health as well as the role of racial disparities in cancer outcomes, including how race and obesity interact and their influence on cancer mortality and risk.

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