Wendy Barrington

Associate Professor, Child, Family, and Population Health Nursing
Associate Professor, Epidemiology
Associate Professor, Health Systems and Population Health

Psychosocial & Community Health
Box 357263

, WA -


Research Interests

My research interests include: social determinants and health disparities in cancer outcomes; advanced methods including causal mediation analyses and multilevel modeling; neighborhood effects; stress; obesity; and dissemination and implementation.


PhD Epidemiology, University of Washington, 2012

MPH Epidemiology, University of New Mexico, 2005

BS Earth Systems, Stanford University, 1997

In the News

New evidence links neighborhood environment to mental health
SPH News, 03/13/2018

Close Up March 2016: Wendy Barrington
UW School of Public Health News, 02/26/2016

Obesity Substantially Ups Prostate Cancer Risk in African-American Men
KING 5, 04/16/2015

Obesity Linked to Increased Risk of Prostate Cancer in African-American Men
JAMA Oncology, 04/16/2015

Worksite Property Values Linked to More Walking
American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 11/06/2014