Steve Mooney

Assistant Professor, Epidemiology

Department of Epidemiology
Box 351619
Hans Rosling Center for Population Health, 868
Seattle, WA 98195-

Research Interests

Dr. Mooney is interested, broadly, in how cities affect health, and how we can know whether they do. His research focuses on built environment influences on pedestrian injury and physical activity, augmented with a stable of side projects digging into epidemiologic methodology.


PhD Epidemiology, Columbia University, 2016

MS Epidemiology, Columbia University, 2012

BS Computer Science, Yale University, 1998

In the News

Pedestrian deaths climb in Seattle, despite city's pledge to eliminate them
KUOW, 01/25/2022

How do we make the city safer for pedestrians?
KUOW, 01/12/2022

Heat wave likely killed far more people in Washington state than reported
KUOW, 08/17/2021

We asked the experts if you can safely have an in-person holiday gathering
Parade, 11/06/2020

Vacation pods are the new safe-ish loophole for traveling with friends
Vice, 09/09/2020

What Google’s search trend data does—and doesn’t—tell us about the spread of Covid-19
Quartz, 09/08/2020

College football season teeters on the brink
The New York Times, 07/10/2020

Epidemiologists share advice for anyone dreaming of a 4th of July party
Uproxx, 07/01/2020

Fans wants sports — sports want fans — but it’s not that simple
The New York Times, 06/18/2020

Flying is a mess right now — will it ever be safe again?
Vice, 06/18/2020