Tania Marie Busch Isaksen

Teaching Professor, Env. and Occ. Health Sciences

University of Washington
Box 357234
Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences
Seattle, WA 98195-


Research Interests

Clean Air, Safe Workplaces, Sustainable Communities, COVID-19, Climate Change, Community-engaged Research, Disaster resilience, Environmental Health, Environmental Justice, Heat, Pollution, Risk Assessment, Wildfires

DEOHS Biography


PhD Exposure Science/Industrial Hygiene, University of Washington, 2014

MPH Health Services, University of Washington, 2000

BS Environmental Health, Colorado State University, 1993

In the News

Even in Washington’s ‘mildest’ regions, heat is deadly
Crosscut, 10/13/2022

How King County is preparing for extreme heat this summer
Crosscut, 07/15/2022

You could be the citizen scientist the world needs right now
Crosscut, 05/18/2020

Beating the heat, for your health
US News & World Report, 07/06/2018

Beating the heat, for your health.
US News & World Report, 07/06/2018

State DOH, UW Report: No Unusual Cancer Rate among WA Soccer Players
SPH News, 01/18/2017

Artificial turf and cancer risk
Oxford University Press Blog, 01/03/2017

As temperatures rocket, cities fight heat waves
ClimateWire, 08/24/2016

Extreme heat in WA increases EMS calls
Environmental Health, 01/28/2016

New report outlines Puget Sound region’s future under climate change
UW Today, 11/17/2015