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Epidemiology: Regular Faculty
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Aggarwal, Anju Acting Assistant Professor
PhD (Johns Hopkins University), MSc (Delhi University (India))
Nutrition Epidemiology, dietary patterns, obesity prevention, health disparities, food-related attitudes and behaviors, food environment, nutrition economics

Astley, Susan Professor
PhD (University of Washington)
Etiology; diagnosis and prevention of fetal alcohol syndrome

Austin, Melissa Professor Emeritus
PhD (University of California (Berkeley)), MS (University of California Los Angeles)
Genetic Epidemiology of cardiovascular disease; diabetes; pancreatic cancer

Baeten, Jared Professor and Vice Chair
MD (University of Washington), PhD (University of Washington)
HIV/AIDS, Maternal Child Health (incl. Reproductive Health), STDs (other than HIV)

Baseman, Janet Associate Professor and Associate Chair
MPH (University of Texas (Houston)), PhD (University of Washington)
Applied epidemiology in public health practice; informatics; infectious disease epidemiology; surveillance

Beresford, Shirley A. A. Professor and Senior Associate Dean
PhD (University of London (UK))
Nutritional epidemiology; folic acid; fruit and vegetable; exercise in preventive intervention trials

Bhatti, Parveen Research Associate Professor
PhD (University of Washington), MSc (University of British Columbia (Canada))
Occupational and environmental epidemiology of cancer with a focus in biomarkers of exposure, susceptibility and disease

Bruemmer, Barbara Senior Lecturer Emeritus
PhD (University of Washington), MS (University of Washington)
Obesity prevention, nutrition management of chronic disease and menu labeling.

Cummings, Peter Professor Emeritus
MD (Case Western Reserve University), MPH (University of Washington)
Injury and clinical epidemiology, emergency medicine research.

Daling, Janet Professor Emeritus
PhD (University of Washington)
Breast cancer, reproductive health, viruses & anogenital cancer.

Davis, Scott Professor Emeritus
PhD (University of Washington), MS (University of Rochester)

Delaney, Joseph (Chris) Research Assistant Professor
PhD (McGill University (Canada)), MA (Lakehead University), MSc (University of Western Ontario)
Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Pharmacoepidemiology, Infectious diseases (principally HIV), Causal Inference, Propensity Score methods, Lifestyle predictors of disease

DiGiacomo, Ronald Professor Emeritus
MPH (University of Washington)
Infectious disease epidemiology, molecular epidemiology, zoonoses

Drewnowski, Adam Professor
PhD (Rockefeller University), MA (Oxford University (UK))
Health Disparities and Social Determinants of Health, Nutritional Epidemiology, Physical Activity, Obesity and Diabetes

Emanuel, Irvin Professor Emeritus
MD (University of Rochester), MA (University of Arizona)
Epidemiology of Maternal and Child Health Problems

Enquobahrie, Daniel Associate Professor
MD (Addis Ababa University)
Dr. Enquobahrie’s research interests span cardiovascular/metabolic, reproductive/perinatal, and genetic/epigenetic epidemiology. His research focuses on (1) pre-pregnancy and early/mid pregnancy risk factors (and associated mechanisms) for pregnancy complications and outcomes, and (2) early life and developmental origins of metabolic and cardiovascular diseases.

Farquhar, Carey Professor
MD (Harvard University)
AIDS epidemiology and HIV prevention in Africa; heterosexual and vertical HIV transmission

Fitzpatrick, Annette Research Professor and Assistant Dean
PhD (University of Washington), MA (Southern Illinois University)
Studies of aging and chronic diseases; cardiovascular disease and its risk factors; physical and cognitive functioning in the elderly; dementia including Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia; chronic disease in developing countries

Foy, Hjordis Professor Emeritus
MD (Karolinska Institute (Sweden)), PhD (University of Washington)

Fretts, Mandy Assistant Professor
PhD (University of Washington), MPH (University of Washington)

Gale, James Professor Emeritus
MD (Columbia University), MS (University of Washington)
Epidemiology & control of infectious diseases, vaccine safety, public health practice

Gloster, Anne-Marie Lecturer
PhD (North Carolina State University), MPH (University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill))

Goldbaum, Gary Associate Professor
MD (University of Colorado), MPH (University of Washington)
Translation of epidemiology into local public health practice

Goldberg, Jack Research Professor
PhD (University of Illinois at Chicago), MA (University of Chicago)
Twin research; veteran health; psychiatric epidemiology

Grayston, J. Professor Emeritus
MD (University of Chicago)

Guthrie, Brandon Assistant Professor
PhD (University of Washington), MPH (University of Washington)

Hajat, Anjum Assistant Professor
PhD (University of North Carolina), MPH (University of Michigan)

Halloran, Elizabeth Professor
DSc (Harvard University), MD (Freie University of Berlin (Germany)), MPH (Harvard University)
Developing novel designs, methods of statistical analysis, and interpretation of vaccine field studies and other interventions; causal inference

Hawes, Stephen Associate Professor
PhD (University of Washington), MS (University of Washington)
HPV, HIV-1 and HIV-2, and other sexually transmitted infections in Senegal West Africa, cervical cancer, HPV screening and vaccination, biomarkers for early detection and recurrence of cancer, global health, and maternal and child health.

Heckbert, Susan Professor
MD (Case Western Reserve University), PhD (University of Washington)
Clinical epidemiology; cardiovascular epidemiology; aging/neuroepidemiology; genetic associations with cardiovascular disease

Heffron, Renee Assistant Professor
PhD (University of Washington), MPH (Tulane University)

Holt, Victoria Professor and Chair
PhD (University of Washington), MPH (University of Washington)
Women's reproductive health; prenatal and perinatal care; domestic violence

Hoover, Joanne Research Associate Professor Emeritus
MD (University of Illinois at Chicago), MPH (University of Washington)

Jackson, Lisa Research Professor
MD (University of Virginia), MPH (University of Washington)
Infectious disease epidemiology; vaccine efficacy; cost benefit analysis

John-Stewart, Grace Professor
MD (University of Michigan), MPH (University of Washington), PhD (University of Washington)
HIV-1 transmission; mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1; treatment of HIV-1

Jones-Smith, Jessica Associate Professor

Kaufman, Joel Professor and Interim Dean
MD (University of Michigan), MPH (University of Washington)
Environmental and occupational epidemiology, health effects of diesel exhaust exposures, environmental factors in cardiovascular and respiratory disease, occupational asthma, traffic-related air pollution and environmental health

Kernic, Mary Research Associate Professor
PhD (University of Washington), MPH (University of Washington)
Intimate partner violence; injury epidemiology; psychiatric epidemiology

Khosropour, Christine Acting Assistant Professor

Infectious Disease Epidemiology; Public Health Practice; Clinical Epidemiology

Kimball, Ann Marie Professor Emeritus
MD (University of Washington), MPH (University of Washington)
Global Trade and Infectious Disease, Emerging Infections, Surveillance and Informatics, Global Health Policy for Infectious Disease control.

Kirk, Elizabeth Senior Lecturer
PhD (University of Washington)
chronic disease states, such as dietary and inflammatory influences, as well as sports nutrition.

Koepsell, Thomas Professor Emeritus
MD (Harvard Medical School), MPH (University of Washington)
Epidemiologic methods, Injury epidemiology, neuroepidemiology, veterans health, application of epidemiology to evaluation of health services

Koutsky, Laura Professor Emeritus
PhD (University of Washington), MSPH (University of Washington)
Sexually transmitted diseases; ano-genital cancers

Kratz, Mario Research Associate Professor
PhD (University of Bonn (Germany)), MSc (University of Bonn (Germany))
Nutrition intervention studies on obesity as well as the molecular and metabolic links between obesity and associated diseases (type 2 diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular disease, certain types of cancer)

Kukull, Walter Professor
PhD (University of Washington), MS (Western Washington University)
Neuroepidemiology: conditions causing adult cognitive impairment and dementia (e.g., AD, PD, FTLD)

Kuo, Cho-chou Professor Emeritus
MD (National Taiwan University), PhD (University of Washington)
antigenic analysis, immunology and pathogenesis of chlamydiae

Lampe, Johanna Research Professor
PhD (University of Minnesota), MS (University of Minnesota)
Nutritional epidemiology; dietary interventions to test the effects of plant-food constituents on biomarkers of cancer risk

Lee, John Professor Emeritus

Li, Christopher Research Professor
MD (University of California (San Francisco)), PhD (University of Washington), MPH (University of Washington)
Studies of cancer early detection, etiology and clinical outcomes with a focus primarily on breast cancer.

Lindstroem, Sara Assistant Professor

Littman, Alyson Research Associate Professor
MPH (University of Washington), PhD (University of Washington)
Physical activity; obesity; complementary/alternative medicine modalities (yoga); cancer survivorship; health promotion activities in people with physical disabilities

Lund, Anne Senior Lecturer
RDN (Commission on Dietetic Registration)
Obesity prevention through school wellness policies; physical activity promotion and screen time reduction; the relationship between school environments and student intake

Madeleine, Margaret Research Associate Professor
PhD (University of Washington), MPH (Yale University)

Malone, Kathleen Research Professor
PhD (University of Washington), MPH (Yale University)
Epidemiology of breast cancer, including environmental and genetic predictors of developing breast cancer, and prognostic determinants of outcomes following breast cancer; genetic epidemiology; epidemiologic methods

Manhart, Lisa Professor
MPH (Tulane University), PhD (University of Washington)
Clinical epidemiology of reproductive tract infections in men and women, including emerging pathogens and the role of the microbiome; social context of sexual risk behavior; psychosocial implications of HIV and STI.

Mayer, Jonathan Professor
PhD (University of Michigan), MA (University of Michigan), BA (University of Rochester)
Ecology and epidemiology of infectious disease; emerging infectious diseases; environmental change and health; spatial methods; epidemiology of pain, philosophy and history of epidemiologic thought, epidemiology of multiple sclerosis

McClelland, Scott Professor
MD (University of Washington), MPH (University of Washington)
International epidemiology; prevention and treatment of HIV-1 and sexually transmitted diseases in resource-limited settings

McTiernan, Anne Research Professor
MD (New York Medical College), PhD (University of Washington)
Breast & colon cancer; exercise; obesity; chemoprevention; cancer survivorship; hormones

Mock, Charlie Professor
MD (Brown University), PhD (University of Washington), MPH (University of Washington)
Injury prevention and trauma care, especially in low- and middle-income countries.

Mueller, Beth Professor
DPH (Tulane University), MPH (University of California Los Angeles)
Reproductive and perinatal epidemiology; epidemiology of cancer in women and children with a focus on environmental exposures in pregnancy; epidemiologic methods; injury epidemiology

Newcomb, Polly Research Professor
PhD (University of Washington), MPH (University of Washington)
Identification of modifiable risk factors for common cancers--colorectal, breast and endometrium; screening efficacy; survivorship; genetic testing

Oberle, Mark Professor Emeritus
MD (Johns Hopkins University), MPH (University of California (Berkeley))
Epidemiology; Informatics

Peters, Ulrike Research Professor
PhD (University of Kiel (Germany)), MPH (University of North Carolina)
Molecular and genetic epidemiology; nutritional prevention of cancer; cancer epidemiology; gene diet interactions

Peterson, Donald Professor Emeritus

Phipps, Amanda Assistant Professor
PhD (University of Washington), MPH (University of California (Berkeley))
Cancer epidemiology, molecular epidemiology, cancer survival

Potter, John Professor Emeritus
MBBS (University of Queensland (Australia))
Cancer epidemiology; cancer biology; nutritional epidemiology; experimental human nutrition; applications of molecular methods to epidemiology, particularly gene-environment interactions in colorectal neoplasia

Psaty, Bruce Professor
MD (Indiana University), PhD (Indiana University), MPH (University of Washington), MA (Indiana University)
Cardiovascular epidemiology; myocardial infarction and stroke; venous thrombosis; atrial fibrillation; and risk factors, including hypertension, dyslipidemia, and diabetes; pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety; genetics, genomics and pharmacogenetics; and epidemiological methods

Reiner, Alexander Research Professor
MD (Johns Hopkins University), MSc (University of Washington)
Genetic epidemiology of atherosclerotic, thrombotic and cardiovascular disease; population biology; genomics

Rossing, Mary Research Professor
PhD (University of Washington)
Cancer epidemiology; reproductive health

Rowhani-Rahbar, Ali Assistant Professor
MD (Mashhad University of Medical Sciences (Iran)), MPH (Yale University)
Clinical Epidemiology, Epidemiologic Methods, Infectious Disease, Injury and Violence Epidemiology

Schiff, Melissa Professor
MPH (University of Washington), MD (University of Michigan)
Reproductive and perinatal epidemiology; injury epidemiology including injury during pregnancy, sports injuries in youth and sports-related concussions

Schwartz, Stephen Professor
PhD (University of Washington), MPH (Yale University)
Epidemiology of cancer; cardiovascular disease & female reproductive conditions; interaction of molecular genetics and environmental factors in health and disease

Siscovick, David Professor Emeritus
MD (University of Maryland), MPH (University of Washington)

Smith, Nicholas Professor
PhD (University of Washington), MPH (University of California (Berkeley))
Cardiovascular pharmacoepidemiology; genetic epidemiology; clinical epidemiology; health services research

Stanford, Janet Research Professor
PhD (Johns Hopkins University), MPH (Emory University)
Genetic and environmental factors in the etiology of prostate and breast cancer; quality of life after treatment of the prostate

Thomas, David Professor Emeritus
MD (University of Washington), DrPH (Johns Hopkins University)
Breast & gynecologic cancer epidemiology & prevention

Vander Stoep, Ann Associate Professor
PhD (University of Washington), MS (University of Oklahoma)
Epidemiological studies and program evaluations within the field of child and adolescent mental health

Vaughan, Thomas Professor
MD (University of Illinois), MPH (University of Washington)
Environmental and genetic factors in etiology of cancer, particularly interest in those arising in the respiratory and GI tracts; Co-Head of the epidemiology program at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Vogliano, Chris Lecturer

Wald, Anna Professor
MD (Mt Sinai School of Medicine), MPH (University of Washington)
Virology; epidemiology of genital herpes simplex

Weiss, Noel Professor
MD (Stanford University), DrPH (Harvard University)
Cancer epidemiology; epidemiologic methods; clinical epidemiology

White, Emily Professor Emeritus
PhD (University of Washington), MS (University of Washington)
Cancer prevention research; epidemiologic methods; vitamin supplements and cancer; etiology of breast cancer; colorectal cancer; bladder cancer; melanoma

Williams, Marcia Swanson Senior Lecturer
PhD (University of Washington), MPH (University of Washington)
Early identification of neuromotor abnormalities in pre term infants, as well as the developmental consequences of in utero cocaine exposure

Winer, Rachel Associate Professor
MPH (University of Washington), PhD (University of Washington)
Epidemiology and prevention of human papillomavirus (HPV) infections and HPV-related cancers

Epidemiology: Adjunct Faculty
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Barnabas, Ruanne, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Barrington, Wendy, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Boyko, Edward, Adjunct Professor
Cangelosi, Gerard, Adjunct Professor
Casper, Corey, Adjunct Professor
Celum, Connie, Adjunct Professor
Chung, Michael, Adjunct Associate Professor
de Boer, Ian, Adjunct Associate Professor
Dombrowski, Julia, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Drain, Paul, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Duchin, Jeffrey, Adjunct Professor
Ebel, Beth, Adjunct Professor
Elmore, Joann, Adjunct Professor
Fann, Jesse, Adjunct Professor
Floyd, James, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Fullerton, Stephanie, Adjunct Associate Professor
Gloyd, Stephen, Adjunct Professor
Golden, Matthew, Adjunct Professor
Graham, Susan, Adjunct Associate Professor
Grant, Therese, Adjunct Associate Professor
Haselkorn, Jodie, Adjunct Professor
Hitti, Jane, Adjunct Professor
Holmes, King, Adjunct Professor
Hujoel, Philippe, Adjunct Professor
Jarvik, Gail, Adjunct Professor
Karr, Catherine, Adjunct Professor
Kestenbaum, Bryan, Adjunct Associate Professor
Lemaitre, Rozenn, Adjunct Research Associate Professor
Longstreth, Jr., W.T., Adjunct Professor
Martin, Michael, Adjunct Professor
McGrath, Barbara, Adjunct Research Associate Professor
Mokdad, Ali, Adjunct Professor
Narita, Masa, Adjunct Professor
Patrick, Donald, Adjunct Professor
Pendergrass, Thomas, Adjunct Professor
Pergam, Steven, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Porter, Michael, Adjunct Associate Professor
Rabinowitz, Peter, Adjunct Associate Professor
Reding, Kerryn, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Reed, Susan, Adjunct Professor
Rhew, Isaac, Adjunct Research Assistant Professor
Rivara, Frederick, Adjunct Professor
Robinson-Cohen, Cassy, Adjunct Research Assistant Professor
Rose, Timothy, Adjunct Professor
Sherr, Kenneth, Adjunct Associate Professor
Slyker, Jennifer, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Smith, Jodi , Adjunct Associate Professor
Sotoodehnia, Nona, Adjunct Associate Professor
Stekler, Joanne, Adjunct Associate Professor
Stergachis, Andy, Adjunct Professor
Stevens, Nancy, Adjunct Professor
Tsuang, Debby, Adjunct Professor
Walson, Judd, Adjunct Associate Professor
Walter, Roland, Adjunct Associate Professor
Wasserheit, Judith, Adjunct Professor and Chair
Wolf, Fredric, Adjunct Professor
Young Mielcarek, Bessie, Adjunct Professor
Zerr, Danielle, Adjunct Professor
Zhu, Tuofu, Adjunct Associate Professor
Zunt, Joseph, Adjunct Professor

Epidemiology: Affiliate & Clinical Faculty
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Andersen, M. Robyn, Affiliate Professor
Baer, Atar, Affiliate Assistant Professor
Balkus, Jennifer, Affiliate Instructor
Barkan, Susan, Clinical Assistant Professor
Bedford, Trevor, Affiliate Assistant Professor
Boudreau, Denise, Affiliate Associate Professor
Buist, Diana, Affiliate Professor
Burnett-Hartman, Andrea, Affiliate Instructor
Buskin, Susan, Affiliate Assistant Professor
Carlson, Chris, Affiliate Associate Professor
Chan, Nadine, Clinical Assistant Professor
Checkoway, Harvey, Affiliate Professor
Chen, Chu, Affiliate Professor
Chubak, Jessica, Affiliate Associate Professor
Cohen, Jennifer, Affiliate Assistant Professor
Critchlow, Cathy, Affiliate Professor
Dilley, Julia, Affiliate Instructor
Doyle, Debra, Affiliate Instructor
Dublin, Sascha, Affiliate Associate Professor
Duerr, Ann, Affiliate Professor
Duncan, Glen, Affiliate Professor
Edwards, Karen, Affiliate Professor
Fleming, David, Clinical Associate Professor
Fleming, Jessica, Affiliate Assistant Professor
Gaudino, James, Clinical Associate Professor
Goldoft, Marcia, Clinical Assistant Professor
Hawkins, Vivian, Affiliate Assistant Professor
Helgerson, Steven, Clinical Associate Professor
Hoskins, Dick, Clinical Associate Professor
Jackson, Michael L., Affiliate Assistant Professor
Jacobs, Jennifer, Clinical Assistant Professor
Karter, Andrew , Affiliate Professor
Kobayashi, John, Clinical Associate Professor
LaCroix, Andrea, Affiliate Professor
Macdonald, Steven, Clinical Associate Professor
Malmgren, Judith, Affiliate Assistant Professor
Nduati, Ruth, Affiliate Associate Professor
Neuhouser, Marian , Affiliate Professor
Newton, Katherine, Affiliate Associate Professor
O'Carroll, Patrick, Affiliate Professor
Oren, Eyal, Affiliate Assistant Professor
Pang, Jenny, Clinical Assistant Professor
Quick, Robert, Clinical Assistant Professor
Ronish, Ross, Clinical Assistant Professor
Sangare, Laura, Affiliate Assistant Professor
Scholes, Delia, Affiliate Professor
Sherman, Karen, Affiliate Professor
Shoultz, David, Affiliate Assistant Professor
Smyser, Michael, Clinical Instructor
Spitters, Christopher, Clinical Associate Professor
Starr, Jacqueline, Affiliate Associate Professor
Stehman-Breen, Catherine, Affiliate Associate Professor
Stehr-Green, Jeanette, Clinical Assistant Professor
Stehr-Green, Paul, Affiliate Associate Professor
Stewart, Laurie, Clinical Instructor
Sullivan, Jeffrey, Clinical Assistant Professor
Thiede, Hanne, Clinical Assistant Professor
Tsu, Vivien, Affiliate Professor
Wasserman, Cathy, Affiliate Assistant Professor
Williams, Michelle, Affiliate Professor
Wong, Eva, Clinical Assistant Professor
Zhao, Lue-ping, Affiliate Professor