Ali Rowhani-Rahbar

Professor, Epidemiology
Adjunct Professor, Evans School
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)

A time-series approach to mapping livestock density using household survey data.
(2022 Aug 3)
Sci Rep 12(1): 13310
Meisner J, Kato A, Lemerani M, Miaka EM, Ismail AT, Wakefield J, Rowhani-Rahbar A, Pigott D, Mayer J, Rabinowitz P

Earned Income Tax Credit and Youth Violence: Findings from the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System.
(2022 Aug 2)
Prev Sci
Dalve K, Moe CA, Kovski N, Rivara FP, Mooney SJ, Hill HD, Rowhani-Rahbar A

Voluntary, temporary out-of-home firearm storage: a survey of law enforcement agencies in two states.
(2022 Jul 21)
Inj Epidemiol 9(1): 24
Betz ME, Brandspigel S, Barnard LM, Johnson RL, Knoepke CE, Peterson RA, Rivara FP, Rowhani-Rahbar A

Survey of Washington clinicians' willingness to use and preferences related to extreme risk protection orders.
(2022 Aug)
Prev Med Rep 28(): 101883
Gause EL, Conrick K, Moore M, Rowhani-Rahbar A, Rivara FP

Prevalence of a loaded firearm in the home among birth parents experiencing symptoms of postpartum depression.
(2022 Jul 5)
Prev Med 162(): 107142
Haviland MJ, Agnew BF, Morgan ER, Lyons VH, Burke AK, Rowhani-Rahbar A

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