Michael Yost

Professor, Env. and Occ. Health Sciences
Chair, Env. and Occ. Health Sciences

1959 NE Pacific Street
Box 357234

Seattle, WA 98195-

206-685-7243
airion@uw.edu

Research Interests

Optical remote sensing of chemicals in the environment. Physical agents in the workplace: noise, vibration, non-ionizing radiation.

Education

PhD Environmental Health, University of California (Berkeley), 1989

MS Environmental Health, University of California (Berkeley), 1984

BS Environmental Science, University of California (Berkeley), 1977

In the News

Can Beacon Hill win the fight for quieter skies and a healthier neighborhood?
Crosscut, 06/12/2019

Rollback of vehicle-emission standards threatens the health of vulnerable Washington residents
Seattle Times, 08/08/2018

Rollback of vehicle-emission standards threatens the health of vulnerable Washington residents
The Seattle Times, 08/08/2018

Air quality study takes off
SPH News, 02/23/2018

Close Up May 2017: Michael Yost
SPH News, 05/18/2017

Extreme Heat Increases Emergency Medical Service Calls for Workers
SPH News, 03/02/2016

Still no charges for man accused of injuring ferry employees with high-powered laser
MyNorthwest.com, 11/09/2015

‘Humidex’ ID’s which hot days pose most peril in King County
Health Sciences NewsBeat, 05/15/2015

Our health will benefit from taking action on climate change
The News Tribune, 12/21/2014

Health in Comprehensive Planning: "We Did It and You Can Too"
Northwest Center for Public Health Practice, 08/16/2012