Marty Kanarek

Credentials: PhD, MPH

Position title: Professor of Population Health Sciences


Phone: (608) 263-1626

Room 687 WARF Office Building
610 Walnut Street
Madison, WI 53726

Marty Kanarek is Professor of Population Health Sciences and Environmental Studies. He received his PhD in Epidemiology from the University of California Berkeley and his MPH in Environmental Health from the University of Minnesota. He worked at the US Environmental Protection Agency from 1972-78 before coming to Wisconsin. His research interests include environmental epidemiology — indoor and outdoor air pollution, lead poisoning prevention, PCB and mercury contaminants in fish, drinking water and cancer, environmental tracking, asbestos, and other studies of the human health effects of pollution.

Courses Taught:

  • PHS/Env. St. 471: Introduction to Environmental Health
  • PHS/Env. St. 502: Air Pollution and Human Health
  • PHS 820: Graduate Research Seminar


  • Fellow, American College of Epidemiology
  • Society for Epidemiological Research
  • International Society of Environmental Epidemiology
  • NIH Study Section
  • EPA Peer Reviewer

Curriculum Vitae

Marty Kanarek CV