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

U.S. air monitors routinely miss pollution - even refinery explosions
Reuters, 12/01/2020

The health consequences of smoky air
KUOW, 09/16/2020

How to stay safe in a smoky pandemic: Your questions answered, and science explained
Oregon Public Broadcasting, 09/14/2020