Jonathan Mayer

Professor Emeritus, Geography
Professor Emeritus, Epidemiology

University of Washington
412C Smith Hall/Health Sciences F-259
Seattle, 98195-


Research Interests

  • Epidemiology of COVID-19
  • Mechanisms and patterns of spread of infectious diseases, especially respiratory (TB, influenza, COVID-19)
  • Spatial epidemiology
  • Epidemiology of pain, especially chronic
  • Health in Ghana


PhD Geography, University of Michigan, 1977

MA Geography, University of Michigan, 1975

BA University of Rochester, 1973

In the News

The complications of counting COVID deaths in Washington
Seattle Weekly, 05/24/2020