School of Public Health

Vander Stoep, Ann

Ann Vander Stoep

Associate Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Associate Professor, Epidemiology


PhD Epidemiology, University of Washington, 1997
MS Epidemiology, University of Oklahoma, 1979
BA Human Biology, Stanford University, 1973

Contact Info

Box 354920
Child Health Institute
6200 NE 74th Street, Suite 210
Seattle, WA 98115
Tel: 206-543-1538

I am a child psychiatric epidemiologist. I am active in conducting research, teaching epidemiology methods, and mentoring graduate students in the School of Public Health and junior faculty in the School of Medicine.


NIMH-funded prospective cohort study of comorbid depression and conduct problems in adolescents.

Research Interests

Dr. Vander Stoep is a child psychiatric epidemiologist and Co-Director of the Developmental Pathways Research Program at the Child Health Institute. Her research interests include: developmental epidemiology of adolescent depression, transition to adulthood for adolescents with psychiatric disorders, comorbidity of child mental health problems, developing, implementing,and disseminating promising children's mental health interventions in school settings,and participatory research.

She is also a member of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Community-Oriented Public Health Practice faculty.

Teaching Interests

Dr. Vander Stoep teaches Epi 546/Psychiatry 546 - Psychiatric Epidemiology during Spring Quarter. In Winter Quarter she teaches HSERV 591 - Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the Community Oriented Public Health Practice Program. She also organizes the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Grand Rounds series.


Vander Stoep, A., McCauley, E., Adrian, M, Rhew, I., Kraemer, H.C. (2012) Identifying comorbid depression and conduct disorders: Comparison of two approaches used in adolescent studies. Journal of Psychiatric Research 46:873-881.

In The News

School-Based Health Centers Overcome Barriers to Providing Long-Acting Reversible Contraception
UW School of Public Health News, 06/24/2015

Long-Acting Reversible Contraception in School-Based Health Centers
Journal of Adolescent Health, 06/01/2015