Diana M. Ceballos, CIH, PhD, MS

Assistant Professor
Department of Environmental Occupational Health Sciences
University of Washington

Diana Ceballos is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental Occupational Health Sciences at the University of Washington. She received her PhD in Environmental and Occupational Hygiene from the University of Washington, and she also holds a MS in Atmospheric Chemistry from the University of Nevada-Reno and a BS in Chemical Engineering from the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana in Medellin, Colombia. She did her postdoctoral training at the University of Washington, and subsequently became an Associate Industrial Hygienist Service Fellow and a Senior Industrial Hygienist Service Fellow at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), where she performed health hazard evaluations in a wide variety of industries for five years. She was a visiting and research scientist in the Department of Environmental Health at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, where she taught three graduate courses in Environmental Health and led exposure assessment research related to nail salon and electronics recycling industries. Her work was recognized when appointed from 2014-2017 as a Harvard JPB Environmental Health Fellow, promoting a new generation of Environmental Health scholars who are committed to comprehensive approaches to address health disparities in disadvantaged communities, and with a 2019 NIOSH Science Award, Bullard-Sherwood r2p Award, knowledge category and a 2022 third Place, Liberty Mutual Safety Innovation Award, for her research to prevent lead take home exposures in the construction industry.