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FACULTY PROFILE

Studying cannabis use

Research professor Denise Walker studies cannabis treatment and abuse, a field bridging culture, policy and health. Much of her work is focused on hard-to-reach populations such as teens, marijuana dependent adults and military personnel

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RESEARCH NEWS

Adults and e-cigarettes

Researchers from the School’s Social Development Research Group found that adult smokers who switched to e-cigarettes may also adopt healthier habits, such as more exercise and more social engagement.

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PhD News

A diploma to be proud of

Vern Harner, graduating with a PhD from the School of Social Work, led the effort to change UW policy governing diploma names—a win for the transgender community.

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