Janet Baseman

Professor, Epidemiology
Adjunct Professor, Health Systems and Population Health
Associate Dean, School of Public Health

1107 NE 45th St. Suite 400
Box 357230

Seattle, WA 98105-


Research Interests

Dr. Baseman’s research centers around applied epidemiology in public health practice, strategies for improving disease surveillance systems, and public health informatics. She is also adjunct faculty in the Department of Health Services and is a member of the Northwest for Public Health Practice (NWCPHP) Research Team.

Epidemiology Biography


BA University of Texas (Austin), 1996

MPH Epidemiology, University of Texas (Houston),

PhD Epidemiology, University of Washington, 2005

In the News

The flu is barely spreading this year in King County. Here's why
Seattle P-I, 01/21/2021

We're botching the vaccine rollout. Here's how to get it back on track.
Fast Company, 01/06/2021

Use your smartphone to help contain the pandemic
The Seattle Times, 12/08/2020

WA Notify on your smartphone is 'latest tool' in fight against pandemic
Q13, 12/01/2020

Want to know when you've been exposed to COVID-19? There's an app for that
KUOW, 11/25/2020

Different virus responses and what else you need to know today
The New York Times, 11/16/2020

Overwhelmed public health workers look for new strategies against rampaging coronavirus
The Oregonian, 11/15/2020

Making sense of Sweden
The New York Times, 10/12/2020

‘An embarrassment’: Trump tweet angers pandemic survivors
Associated Press, 10/06/2020

The COVID-19 blind spot looming over the NFL season
The Daily Beast, 09/10/2020