University of Washington School of Public Health

James Gale - SPH Faculty Bio

James Gale


Professor Emeritus, Epidemiology

Research Interests

Dr. Gale is interested in the epidemiology of infectious diseases. His most recent research dealt with adverse affects of vaccines, especially pertussis vaccine. He is also interested in closer ties between academic public health and public health practice. He is Health Officer for Kittitas County and is a founding member, and former director of the Northwest Center for Public Health Practice.

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Epidemiology Biography Page


MD   Preventive Medicine, Columbia University, 1961
MS   Epidemiology, University of Washington, 1969
AB   History, Harvard University, 1957