School of Public Health

Kaufman, Joel

Joel Kaufman

Professor, Env. and Occ. Health Sciences
Professor, Epidemiology
Professor, 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

Ample research shows bad air can hurt you — and not just your lungs
Center for Health Journalism, 07/07/2016

Olympics shine a light on slums and pollution in Rio
The Lancet Respiratory Medicine, 07/07/2016

What runners and cyclists need to know about our air pollution
The Seattle Times, 06/21/2016