Stephen Hawes

Professor, Epidemiology
Chair, Epidemiology
Adjunct Professor, Global Health
Adjunct Professor, Health Systems and Population Health

Department of Epidemiology
Box 351619
380 15th Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98195-


Research Interests

Dr. Hawes’s primary research interests are in human papillomavirus (HPV) and other STDs, cervical and anal cancer and precursor lesions, and HIV-1 and HIV-2, and he has more than 20 years of research experience conducting cohort studies in Senegal, West Africa as well as in Seattle. He also studies biomarkers for various cancers including cancer of the cervix, anus, lung, breast, ovary, and skin.

Epidemiology Biography


PhD Epidemiology, University of Washington, 2001

MS Biostatistics, University of Washington, 1993

BA Statistics, University of Rochester, 1985

In the News

Households with riskiest firearm storage practices had less healthcare access, new study finds
Epi News, 12/07/2021

Here’s what the CDC’s COVID-19 deaths data really means
SELF, 09/08/2020

New York survey suggests nearly 14% in state may have coronavirus antibodies
Reuters, 04/23/2020

Data suggests coronavirus disproportionately affecting black communities in US
International Business Times, 04/03/2020

New Chair of Epidemiology Named
SPH News, 01/26/2018

Maternal Smoking May Harm Infant Immunity
Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 11/15/2013