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Tania Marie Busch Isaksen

Teaching Professor, Env. and Occ. Health Sciences

Research Scientist, University of Washington

206-685-4919 | tania@uw.edu

Office F-561B, Health Sciences Building
Box 357234
University of Washington, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, 1959 NE Pacific St, F-561B, Seattle, WA 98195

Research Interests

Environmental and occupational health


Tania Busch Isaksen is an associate teaching professor and the undergraduate program coordinator for the Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences. She is co-director of the Collaborative on Extreme Event Resilience and the director of education and training for the Center for Health and Global Environment. In addition to her teaching and administrative responsibilities, she maintains an active, practice-based research portfolio focused on public health outcomes associated with extreme heat and wildfire smoke exposures, risk communication methods, climate change-related public health adaptation planning and response, and sustainable materials management. Busch Isaksen has more than 25 years of environmental public health experience working in local public, private and academic settings. She earned an MPH and a doctorate in environmental and occupational hygiene from the UW.


PhD Exposure Science/Industrial Hygiene, University of Washington, 2014
MPH Health Services, University of Washington, 2000
BS Environmental Health, Colorado State University, 1993

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