Ali Mokdad

Professor, Health Metrics Sciences
Adjunct Professor, Epidemiology

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)
2301 5th Avenue, Suite 600
Seattle, WA 98121-


Research Interests

Chronic Diseases; obesity; surveillance; survey methodology; emergency and refugee health

Epidemiology Biography


PhD Quantitative Epidemiology, Emory University, 1997

BS Biostatistics, American University of Beirut, 1984

In the News

Measles vaccination in other countries: A different view
U.S. News and World Report, 06/19/2019

Gun violence: How the U.S. compares with other countries
NPR Goats and Soda, 10/06/2017

The Middle East's wars are creating a lost generation
The Nation, 08/25/2017

Two Texas counties. In one, you'll live almost a decade longer.
The Houston Chronicle, 06/13/2017

Healthy People, Healthy Planet
SPH News, 02/01/2017

Cancer down nationwide, but 'hot spots' persist
CNN, 01/24/2017

Where you live may determine how you die
CBS News, 12/13/2016

Population health is a moral imperative — here’s how we’ll solve local and global problems
The Seattle Times, 11/20/2016

The data-poor lives of adolescents
Aljazeera, 08/27/2016

Violence has taken years off of life expectancy in Syria
The New York Times, 08/24/2016