Janet G. Baseman
Acting Chair, Epidemiology
Adjunct Professor, Health Systems and Population Health
UW School of Public Health, Office of the DeanSeattle, WA 98195-1616
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.
BA University of Texas (Austin), 1996
MPH Epidemiology, University of Texas (Houston), 1999
PhD Epidemiology, University of Washington, 2005
In the News
Why 'following the science' to minimize COVID-19 risk may not be so easy
NY Times, 02/11/2022
Opinion: COVIDs risk to older adults
The New York Times, 12/23/2021
Is it safe to travel for the holidays while omicron is surging?
NHL notebook: How safe are fans still attending games amid league’s COVID-19 outbreaks?
The Seattle Times, 12/18/2021
Four big questions about Omicron
The New York Times, 12/08/2021
CDC zeroes in on anime convention to understand omicron variant
NBC News, 12/08/2021
COVID-19 cases show up in Washington schools, but its too early to say how schools are doing at reducing transmission
The Seattle Times, 09/13/2021
Oregons governor makes incremental changes to stem coronavirus surge is it enough?
The Oregonian, 08/20/2021
Cruise lines navigate complex rules as Alaska sailings resume from Seattle
The Seattle Times, 07/20/2021
Hopeful news on Delta
The New York Times, 07/15/2021