School of Public Health

Kaufman, Joel

Joel D. Kaufman

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

The list of diseases linked to air pollution is growing
ScienceNews, 09/19/2017

Kaufman, Frumkin Elected to Washington State Academy of Sciences
UW School of Public Health News, 09/11/2017

20 percent more smokers quit after $1 price increase
The New York Times, 08/23/2017