Edward Kasner, PhD, MPH

Edward Kasner

Clinical Assistant Professor

Outreach Director, PNASH Center
Eddie is an exposure scientist with a focus on leveraging the tools of precision agriculture to prevent injury and illness among workers. He participates in strategic planning and partnership engagement for the agriculture, forestry, and fishing industries in his role as Outreach Director at the Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health (PNASH) Center. He has conducted pesticide exposure assessments for farmers in Southwest China, led pesticide-related occupational epidemiology studies at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), and participated in Washington and Oregon state initiatives addressing pesticide application safety. He also contributes to projects about wildfire smoke and COVID-19, with a particular emphasis on data for agricultural health indicators, practical solutions, and reproducible research.

Codeveloping Culturally Relevant Messages for Farmworker Safety and Health in the COVID-19 Pandemic, 2020

Smoke Monitoring for Agricultural Safety and Health, 2019-2020

Prevention of Occupational Exposure to Pesticide Drift, 2016-2021

Reducing Agricultural Worker Risk through New and Emerging Technologies, 2012-2016


BA, Humanities: Classical Studies, Saint John’s University

MPH, Environmental Health, University of Minnesota

PhD, Environmental and Occupational Hygiene, University of Washington

Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences
Phone Number

1959 NE Pacific Street
UW Box 357234
Seattle, WA 98195-7234