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University of Washington receives $210M gift for population health

The Population Health Initiative at the University of Washington, which focuses on improving health outcomes in both communities and the world through education and innovation, just received a $210 million gift from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to help achieve those goals, according to a news release from UW Today.

The donation is meant to spur the growth of the initiative by funding a new building that will not only contain different population health-focused groups but also will providea space for collaboration.