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-250D
Box 357236
Department of Epidemiology
Health Sciences Building
Seattle, WA 98195
Tel: 206-221-1602

Research Interests

Dr. Rowhani-Rahbar is an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, and the Director of Methods Core at the Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center. His research is focused on injury prevention and safety promotion especially among children. Since joining the University of Washington, his substantive areas of interest have included the study of causes, correlates, and consequences of traumatic brain injury, violence, and crime-illness nexus. He provides methodologic expertise for a number of other investigations related to the epidemiology of falls, motor vehicle crashes, burns, drowning, poisoning, and adverse events following immunization and medical procedures. Prior to joining the University of Washington, he served as the National Vaccine Safety Fellow of the Centers for Disease Control to specifically investigate neurologic injuries and adverse events following immunization.

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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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