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 recent mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada, was a painful reminder that injuries and deaths resulting from access
Breast cancer risk is influenced by rare coding variants in susceptibility genes, such as BRCA1, and many common, mo
GWAS have identified 107 SNPs that are independently associated with breast cancer risk.