Steve J. Mooney

Assistant Professor, Epidemiology


Box 359960

Seattle, WA -


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.

In the News

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

How 132 epidemiologists are deciding when to send their children to school
The New York Times, 06/14/2020

What’s the difference between self-isolation and quarantine?
The Healthy, 04/17/2020

Bike-share study reveals infrequent helmet use
KUOW, 01/16/2019