Epidemiology is the study of the frequency, distribution, and determinants of disease in human populations. The mission of the Department is to provide rigorous training in the fundamentals and practice of epidemiology, to contribute to the understanding of the etiology and prevention of disease, and to improve the health of the public through excellence in research.
UW Epi in the News
The aim of this study was to investigate the role of maternal gestational weight gain (GWG) and prepregnancy BMI on
Women who delay or do not attend Papanicolaou (Pap) screening are at increased risk for cervical cancer.
Thyroid hormone disease is common among older adults and is associated with cognitive impairment.