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Jaime Butler-Dawson PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Sr. Research Associate
  • Center for Health, Work & Environment
  • Department of Environmental & Occupational Health


Mailing Address:
  • CU Anschutz

Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place

Mail Stop B119

W3111, 3rd Floor

Aurora, CO 80045

Dr. Butler-Dawson is an epidemiologist with the Center for Health, Work & Environment, and an assistant professor in the Department of Environmental & Occupational Health. Her work in global health research and practice focuses on improving the health of vulnerable populations, especially in relation to: worker health and safety, agriculture, climate, and environmental exposures. She is currently examining environmental and occupational risk factors contributing to kidney disease among workers in Latin America, with an emphasis on the development of prevention strategies. Dr. Butler-Dawson is the principal investigator of a recently funded study (NIH/NIEHS K01) in rural Guatemala to assess the impact of airborne exposures on kidney health in women. She is also a co-founding member of the CHWE’s Climate, Work & Health Initiative. Prior to her academic position, Dr. Butler-Dawson worked for the U.S. Peace Corps in Burkina Faso and the CDC Division of Global HIV/AIDs.

Areas of Expertise

  • Global Environmental Health
  • Climate and Health
  • Epidemiology
  • International Total Worker Health
  • Public Health Practice

Education, Licensure & Certifications

  • PhD, Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Iowa 
  • MPH, Environmental Health, Boston University 
  • BS, Biology/Chemistry, Northwest Nazarene University

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