School of Public Health

Epi Seminar Series

The Epi Seminar Series is a department-sponsored seminar series for students, staff, and faculty, as well as practicing professionals in the field. Speakers and topics are selected to highlight the diversity of research ongoing in the department. 


Seminars are held Tuesdays from 3:30-4:50 PM in Health Sciences K-069, unless otherwise noted.

This seminar is open to other academic departments and partners. Sign up for Epi Seminar emails through the UW Preference Center.


January  7

Towards mental well-being among women and children in South India​​
Deepa Rao, PhD, MA

UW Department of Global Health and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

January  14

Mapping the spread of influenza through a city: Insights from the Seattle Flu Study
Helen Chu, MD, MPH

UW Departments of Medicine, Epidemiology, and Global Health

January  21

Environmental surveillance for Poliovirus and S. Typhi
Scott Meschke, PhD

UW Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences

January  28

The Dog Aging Project: How genes and environment shape healthy lifespan
Daniel Promislow, PhD

UW School of Medicine

February  4

Pharmacoepidemiology meets Rheumatology
Namrata Singh, MD, MSCI, FACP

UW Department of Medicine

February  11

What’s war got to do with public health?
Amy Hagopian, PhD

UW School of Public Health

February  18

Title TBD
Lynn Messer

OHSU-PSU School of Public Health

February  25

The tipping point: A navigation of differential exposure and differential effects in the context of tipped-wage work
Sarah Andrea, PhD, MPH

​UW Department of Epidemiology

March  3

Understanding nature's impact on health: How can we determine whether the outdoor environment impacts symptoms in Veterans with PTSD and what do we know so far?
Alyson Littman, PhD, MPH

UW Department of Epidemiology, Seattle Epidemiologic Research Information Center, Seattle-Denver COIN for Veteran-Centered and Value-Driven Care

March  10

Developing & testing lifestyle interventions in cancer survivors
Heather Greenlee, ND, PhD

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

For questions, contact Faculty Seminar Coordinator: Daniel Enquobahrie (