University of Washington School of Public Health

Ali Rowhani-Rahbar - SPH Faculty Bio

Ali Rowhani-Rahbar

Assistant Professor, Epidemiology
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

University of Washington
Office: F-262B
Box 357236
Department of Epidemiology
Health Sciences Building
Seattle, WA 98195
Tel: 206-221-1602

Research Interests

Dr. Rowhani-Rahbar joined the Department of Epidemiology in 2012.  He is broadly interested in infectious disease, injury, and violence prevention and outcomes research.  His substantive and methodologic areas of research include the followings:

  • Infectious disease epidemiology: The study of vaccine efficacy, immunogenicity, safety, and utilization, and epidemiology of vaccine-preventable diseases. 
  • Injury and violence epidemiology: The study of traumatic brain injury, violence related hospitalization, substance use and trauma, and impact of interventions including laws and regulations on the occurrence of injury, violence, and crime.
  • Epidemiologic methods: The study of acute outcomes following transient exposures, especially adverse events following medical interventions, using self-controlled designs.

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PhD   Epidemiology, University of Washington, 2009
MD   Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences (Iran), 2002
MPH   Epidemiology, Yale University, 2005

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