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.


MD Medicine, University of Washington, 1982

MPH School of Medicine, Yale University, 1995

BA Biology, Amherst College, 1978

In the News

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

Combating the global risk of antimicrobial resistance
SPH news, 12/29/2016

Science Vs Fracking with Wendy Zukerman
Science Vs Fracking with Wendy Zukerman, 07/27/2016

Studies confirm poor well-being in veterinary professionals, students
JAVMA News, 05/01/2016

PhD student positioned to be leader in environmental movement
The Daily, 11/17/2015

Fostering the human-animal bond
SPH News, 10/13/2015

Asthmatic sea otter learns to use inhaler
KING 5, 09/16/2015