Marissa Baker

Assistant Professor, Env. and Occ. Health Sciences

University of Washington
Box 354695

Seattle, WA 98195-


Research Interests

Research centers on the occupational environment, including biomarkers of exposure, quantifying the global burden of occupational exposures and outcomes, and novel methods of exposure assessment and analysis.

DEOHS Biography


PhD Environmental and Occupational Hygiene, University of Washington, 2017

In the News

When it comes to COVID-19 risk, what counts as ‘outdoor’ dining?
Popular Science, 01/11/2021

It’s all about air flow: How to keep coronavirus at bay indoors
KUOW, 12/13/2020

Are bubbles safe? How to spot COVID-19 risks when dining outdoors this winter
The Seattle Times, 12/01/2020

How widespread is mask-wearing in Washington? UW study aims to find out, starting in King County
The Seattle Times, 11/28/2020

Coronavirus cases spike among Puget Sound-area transit workers
The Seattle Times, 11/28/2020

Seattle restaurateurs worry for their future as Inslee shuts down indoor dining in Washington state again
The Seattle Times, 11/15/2020

Survey shows mixed feelings about contract tracing, quarantining
Marketplace, 11/02/2020

When it comes to indoor dining, restaurant workers face the greatest risk
Eater, 10/19/2020

When there’s a COVID-19 outbreak at a hotel, who gets to know and when? Salish Lodge becomes a case study for Seattle’s hoteliers
The Seattle Times, 10/15/2020

Plexiglass shields are everywhere, but it's not clear how much they help
CNN, 10/14/2020