School of Public Health

Kaufman, Joel

Joel D. Kaufman

Acting Associate 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

UW deans oppose EPA 'secret science' rule
UW School of Public Health News, 08/22/2018

Just how unhealthy is the wildfire smoke hanging over Kitsap County?
The Kitsap Sun, 08/22/2018

Two DEOHS professors urge EPA to withdraw proposed rule to limit research it uses to evaluate public health threats.
SPH Newscatcher, 08/21/2018