University of Washington School of Public Health

William Foege - SPH Faculty Bio

William Foege

Affiliate Professor, Epidemiology

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
P.O. Box 23350
Seattle, WA 98102
Tel: 206-709-3100

Research Interests

Child survival and development, injury prevention, population, preventive medicine, and public health leadership, particularly in the developing world. He is a strong proponent of disease eradication and control and has taken an active role in the eradication of Guinea worm disease, polio and measles, and the elimination of river blindness.

Related Links

Epidemiology Biography Page
Emory University

Education

MD   University of Washington, 1961
MPH   Harvard University, 1965
BA   Pacific Lutheran University, 1957

In the News