Dr. Lorelei Walker is an experienced public health professional, community advocate, policymaker, labor leader, and science educator. Her interdisciplinary focus fuels community-centric action enabling systemic change for the greater good.
Lorelei has served on local nonprofit and labor boards, participated in national partnerships, created multiple professional development programs, advocated for environmental health, and written and implemented health equity policy.
Lorelei earned a PhD and MPH from the University of Washington’s School of Public Health, Institute for Public Health Genetics. Her work focused on allostatic load, stress response programming, environmental toxicants, epigenetic adaptation, health equity, and community organizing. She served during Seattle's H1N1 response and spent two years teaching at-risk youth in a wilderness setting.
She currently lives in Issaquah, WA with her determined 6-year-old daughter, sister, and the hope schools will reopen soon.