Catherine Karr

Professor, Pediatrics - General Pediatrics
Professor, Env. and Occ. Health Sciences
Adjunct Professor, Epidemiology

4245 Roosevelt Way NE
Box

Seattle, WA 98105-

206-598-3000

Research Interests

  • Pediatric environmental health
  • Air pollution
  • Asthma
  • Pesticides
  • Global children's environmental health
  • Farmworker health
  • Community engaged research

Education

PhD Epidemiology, University of Washington, 2004

MD Medicine, University of Washington, 1999

MS Toxicology, University of Washington, 1989

BS Biology, University of Michigan, 1984

In the News

Researchers explore a pesticide link to asthma in farmworkers' children.
WUNC: North Carolina Public Radio, 09/07/2018

Does Yakima Valley agriculture trigger asthma?
Yakima Herald, 06/29/2018

Dairy farms battle environmentalists over manure
KING5 News, 06/09/2018

Dairy farms battle environmentalists over manure.
King5 News, 06/07/2018

Catherine Karr: improving paediatric respiratory health.
The Lancet, 05/25/2018

Effort to combat lead in Washington is 'not adequately resourced.'
KIRO7-TV, 05/04/2018

Elementary schools testing positive for lead
KIRO 7, 05/03/2018

For farmworkers' kids, country air means dust, pesticides and asthma.
OPB.org, 04/25/2018

Asthma study hopes 
to improve disease management among Valley children
Yakima Herald, 03/21/2017

Asthma study hopes 
to improve disease management among Valley children
Yakima Herald, 03/20/2017