School of Public Health

Kaufman, Joel

Joel D. Kaufman

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

Lovely but dangerous, wood fires bring health risks
U.S. News and World Report, 12/26/2019

Air pollution may be as harmful to your lungs as smoking cigarettes, study finds
NPR, 08/14/2019

Aspergillus mold: What you need to know after Seattle Children's infections
KING 5, 07/03/2019