School of Public Health

Kaufman, Joel

Joel D. Kaufman

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

Director, Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program
Attending Physician, UW Medicine – Roosevelt Clinic


MD University of Michigan, 1986
MPH Environmental Health, University of Washington, 1990

Contact Info

Box 354695
4225 Roosevelt Way NE
Suite 302
Seattle, WA 98105
Tel: 206-616-3501



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

In The News

Six UW faculty elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences
UW News, 07/28/2017

UN Leader Rallies Record Group of Graduates to Help Bolster Peace and Social Justice
UW School of Public Health News, 06/13/2017

Trouble sleeping? Air pollution may be to blame, study says
Newsweek, 05/22/2017