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Karen Bartlett

Karen Bartlett

Professor, PhD




364-2206 East Mall Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3


Dr. Bartlett is a Professor in the School of Population & Public Health, Occupational and Environmental Health Division.

She holds a Masters degree in Occupational Hygiene and a doctorate in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of British Columbia. She did post doctoral training in inhalation toxicology at the University of Iowa.

Dr. Bartlett’s research interests include indoor air quality, bioaerosol exposures in work and community environments, particularly in rural or agricultural settings. She is committed to communicating research findings accessible to the public. In addition to being an author on over 90 peer reviewed publications, she is the producer of an animated video on tick protective behaviours for school children, and has appeared in Discovery Channel, CBC and PBS documentaries. She is currently a co-investigator in the NSERC-CREATE Sustainable Building Sciences Program.

She was awarded a Killam graduate teaching prize in 2012.