Ali Rowhani-Rahbar

Professor, Epidemiology
Adjunct Professor, Pediatrics



PhD Epidemiology, University of Washington, 2009
MD Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences (Iran), 2002
MPH Epidemiology, Yale University, 2005



University of Washington
Box 351619
Department of Epidemiology
Seattle, WA 98195

Research Interests

Ali Rowhani-Rahbar is the Bartley Dobb Professor for the Study and Prevention of Violence at the University of Washington. The goal of his research is to inform equitable and population-level programs and policies that reduce the occurrence and lethality of inter-personal violence and self-directed harm. His epidemiologic studies have spanned across multiple forms of violence with a specific focus on firearm-related harm.

Recent Publications (PubMed)

Posttraumatic Stress, Depression, and Sleep Among Young Survivors of Violence.
J Health Care Poor Underserved 32(3): 1339-1358
Corbin T, Tabb LP, Waite D, Purtle J, Harris E, Gardner J, Gentile N, Rowhani-Rahbar A, Rich J

Firearms and protective orders in intimate partner homicides.
J Fam Violence 36(): 587-596
Lyons VH, Adhia A, Moe C, Kernic MA, Rowhani-Rahbar A, Rivara FP

Barriers to recruitment, retention and intervention delivery in a randomized trial among patients with firearm injuries.
(2021 Jul 26)
Inj Epidemiol 8(1): 37
Floyd AS, Lyons VH, Whiteside LK, Haggerty KP, Rivara FP, Rowhani-Rahbar A

Receptiveness and Responsiveness Toward Using Social Media for Safe Firearm Storage Outreach: Mixed Methods Study.
(2021 Jun 18)
J Med Internet Res 23(6): e24458
Lam E, Moreno M, Bennett E, Rowhani-Rahbar A

The adverse effects of policing on population health: A conceptual model.
(2021 Jul)
Soc Sci Med 281(): 114103
Simckes M, Willits D, McFarland M, McFarland C, Rowhani-Rahbar A, Hajat A

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