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Kay Teschke

School of Population and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine

Name: Kay Teschke
Title: Professor
Degrees: BA (Economics) Trent University MPH (Industrial Hygiene) University of California at Berkeley PhD (Environmental Health) University of Washington
Office: Rm 293, 2206 East Mall
Phone: (604) 822-2041
Fax: (604) 822-4994
Email: kay.teschke@ubc.ca

Research Interests

  • Exposure assessment in the work and community environments

  • Empirical modelling of factors that influence exposures

  • Methods of exposure assessment to improve exposure-response estimation

  • Occupational and environmental epidemiology

Current Research

  • Cycling in cities: Impact of transportation infrastructure on ridership and injuries
  • Langley water & health study: Impact of water quality risk factors on endemic gastrointestinal illness in a rural-urban setting
  • Back injuries in heavy industries: Forestry, wood and wood products, transportation, warehousing, and construction
  • Parkinson's disease: occupational risk factors and genetic susceptibility

Publications

Please see Department's Personal Webpage for a list of publications

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