University of Washington School of Public Health

Ali Rowhani-Rahbar - SPH Faculty Bio

Ali Rowhani-Rahbar

Assistant Professor, Epidemiology

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 primarily investigates injuries and adverse events. The central goal of his research is to generate evidence that informs the development of interventions designed to enhance safety. His research interests have included the examination of adverse events following immunization against vaccine preventable diseases, traumatic brain injury, crime perpetration following violence related hospitalization, substance use related trauma, and the impact of laws and regulations on violence, crime, and injury. He is currently the Director of the Methods Section at Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center. His methodologic work involves the assessment of acute events following transient exposures 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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