University of Washington School of Public Health

Vivien Tsu - SPH Faculty Bio

Vivien Tsu


Affiliate Professor, Epidemiology

Box 900922
Reproductive Health
2201 Westlake Ave.
Seattle, WA 98109
Tel: 206-285-3500

Research Interests

Dr. Tsu's work is focused on practical applications of epidemiology in low-resource countries to evaluate new public health interventions. She has conducted research in Asia, Africa, Ukraine, and Latin America.

Women's reproductive health, especially prevention and control of women's cancers (breast and cervix) in low-resource settings. Program evaluation. Maternal and newborn health, especially evaluation of new technologies for low-resource settings.

Related Links

Epidemiology Biography Page
Health Services Biography Page


PhD   Epidemiology, University of Washington, 1991
MPH   International Health, University of California Los Angeles, 1977
MA   African History, University of California (Berkeley), 1971

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