Dr. Marissa Baker is an Assistant Professor in the UW Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS). She also serves as program director of the industrial hygiene training program at the Northwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety, housed at DEOHS. She is an affiliate faculty in the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies at UW.
Research/Teaching Areas: Occupational environment, including novel methods of exposure assessment and analysis. Experiences of workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Understanding mental health outcomes in occupational populations. Characterizing experiences of underrepresented workers and vulnerable working populations.
Current Projects: Mentorship for women in construction; Risk Perceptions of app-based drivers during COVID-19; King County Employee Health & Safety Study; Mariner Mental Health Needs Assessment.