Peter Rabinowitz

Professor, Env. and Occ. Health Sciences
Professor, Family Medicine
Professor, Global Health
Adjunct Professor, Epidemiology
Adjunct Professor, Medicine - Allergy and Infectious Dis.

Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences
Box 357234

Seattle, WA 98195-


Research Interests

Zoonotic infectious disease. Whole genome approach to infections. Diseases of animal workers. Microbiome sharing between humans, animals and the environment. Emerging infectious disease. Antimicrobial resistance. Animal sentinels of environmental health hazards. One Health. Noise and hearing loss.

DEOHS Biography


MD Medicine, University of Washington, 1982

MPH School of Medicine, Yale University, 1995

BA Biology, Amherst College, 1978

In the News

Jump in coronavirus cases on ship poses a critical test for Japan
The New York Times, 02/10/2020

Verify: Can people spread coronavirus to pets?
KING 5, 02/06/2020

Can face masks prevent coronavirus? Experts say that depends
TIME, 02/04/2020

Wuhan coronavirus may have been transmitted to people from snakes
New Scientist, 01/22/2020

Snohomish County man is first U.S. case of new coronavirus
The Everett Herald, 01/21/2020

What we know about the Wuhan coronavirus
The New York Times, 01/21/2020

Implementation science student wins $100,000 Grand Challenges Grant from Gates Foundation
SPH News, 11/30/2018

What chronic wasting disease and mad cow disease can teach us about humans.
Right as Rain by UW Medicine, 04/17/2018

The mystery of the wasting house-cats
The New York Times Magazine, 05/16/2017

One Health approach essential to controlling public health threats
Infectious Disease News, 04/20/2017