Joel Kaufman

Professor, Env. and Occ. Health Sciences
Professor, Epidemiology
Professor, Medicine - General Internal Medicine
Acting Associate Dean, School of Public Health

1959 NE Pacific St.
Box 357230

Seattle, WA 98105-

206-616-8229
joelk@uw.edu

Research Interests

Environmental and occupational epidemiology, health effects of diesel exhaust exposures, environmental factors in cardiovascular and respiratory disease, occupational asthma, traffic-related air pollution and environmental health

Education

MD University of Michigan, 1986

MPH Environmental Health, University of Washington, 1990

BA Biomedical Sciences, University of Michigan, 1982

In the News

Just how unhealthy is the wildfire smoke hanging over Kitsap County?
The Kitsap Sun, 08/22/2018

UW deans oppose EPA 'secret science' rule
SPH News, 08/22/2018

Two DEOHS professors urge EPA to withdraw proposed rule to limit research it uses to evaluate public health threats.
SPH Newscatcher, 08/21/2018

Air pollution exposure in the womb linked to higher blood pressure in kids.
American Heart Association News, 05/14/2018

Air pollution exposure in the womb linked to higher blood pressure in kids
Associated Press, 05/14/2018

The EPA is jeopardizing scientific research and privacy in the name of "transparency."
Popular Science, 04/27/2018

New rule could force EPA to ignore major human health studies
Science, 04/25/2018

These are the cities with the worst air pollution
Smithsonian Magazine, 04/24/2018

US environment agency pushes to limit its use of non-public data.
Nature, 04/24/2018

Wildfire smoke hurts heart, not just lungs, new study finds
The Mercury News, 04/19/2018