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

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

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