Marissa Baker, PhD
University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
Dr. Marissa Baker is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences in the University of Washington School of Public Health. Her research centers on the relationship between work and health, including assessing and controlling occupational exposures, and identifying the most vulnerable worker populations. Specific to COVID-19, she has assisted both private and public businesses and labor unions develop and review plans to ensure work can be resumed safely, and has been working with businesses and workers to identify health and safety needs and solutions. Based on her occupational studies of welding fumes and health effects, she was invited to serve as a committee member for the International Agency for Research on Cancer monograph assessing the carcinogenicity of welding fumes.