Department of Epidemiology

Faculty

Baeten, Jared

Professor

MD, PhD

206-520-3808

HIV/AIDS, Maternal Child Health (incl. Reproductive Health), STDs

Balkus, Jennifer

Assistant Professor

PhD, MPH

206-616-6614

Epidemiology, vaginal health, STIs in women, HIV prevention

Barrington, Wendy

Associate Professor

PhD, MPH

Social determinants and health disparities; obesity and cancer prevention; community-based participatory research (CBPR)

Baseman, Janet

Professor and Associate Dean

MPH, PhD

206-616-1495

Applied epidemiology in public health practice; informatics; infectious disease epidemiology; surveillance; coronavirus; Covid-19; emerging diseases; epidemics; pandemics; disease outbreaks

Drewnowski, Adam

Professor

PhD, MA

206-543-8016

Health Disparities and Social Determinants of Health, Nutritional Epidemiology, Physical Activity, Obesity and Diabetes

Enquobahrie, Daniel

Associate Professor

MD

206-543-7559

Cardiovascular/metabolic, reproductive/perinatal, and genetic/epigenetic epidemiology.

Farquhar, Carey

Professor and Vice Dean for Education

MD

206-542-4278

AIDS epidemiology and HIV prevention in Africa; heterosexual and vertical HIV transmission

Fitzpatrick, Annette

Research Professor

PhD, MA

206-616-6409

Studies of aging and chronic diseases; cardiovascular disease and its risk factors; physical and cognitive functioning in the elderly; dementia including Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia; chronic disease in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs)

Fohner, Alison

Assistant Professor

Genetic epidemiology; pharmacogenetics; clinical informatics; healthcare disparities, implementation of genetic testing

Fretts, Mandy

Associate Professor

PhD, MPH

206-221-7775

American Indian health, Diabetes, Interventions, Nutrition

Gloster, Anne-Marie

Assistant Teaching Professor

PhD, MPH

Culinary arts/food science education; healthy eating behaviors.

Guthrie, Brandon

Assistant Professor

PhD, MPH

206-543-4278

Improving engagement in care among people living with HIV.

Hajat, Anjum

Assistant Professor

PhD, MPH

Financial instability, psychosocial stress, stress biomarkers, air pollution epidemiology, epidemiology methods

Halloran, Elizabeth

Professor

DSc, MD, MPH

Developing novel designs, methods of statistical analysis, and interpretation of vaccine field studies and other interventions; causal inference

Harris, Cristen

Associate Teaching Professor

206-685-0676

Hawes, Stephen

Professor and Chair

PhD, MS

206-685-0146

HPV, HIV-1 and HIV-2, and other sexually transmitted infections in Senegal West Africa, cervical cancer, HPV screening and vaccination, biomarkers for early detection and recurrence of cancer, global health, and maternal and child health.

Heckbert, Susan

Professor

MD, PhD

206-221-7775

Clinical epidemiology; cardiovascular epidemiology; aging/neuroepidemiology; genetic associations with cardiovascular disease

Heffron, Renee

Associate Professor

PhD, MPH

206-520-3800

HIV prevention, PrEP, HIV and pregnancy

Hemingway, Susan

Professor

PhD

206-598-0555

Etiology; diagnosis and prevention of fetal alcohol syndrome

John-Stewart, Grace

Professor

MD, MPH, PhD

206-543-4278

HIV-1 transmission, pathogenesis, co-infections, and treatment; molecular epidemiology, implementation science, clinical trials

Jones-Smith, Jessica

Associate Professor

PhD, MPH

206-685-4579

Social, environmental and economic causes and correlates of obesity risk

Kaufman, Joel

Professor

MD, MPH

206-616-8229

Environmental and occupational epidemiology, health effects of diesel exhaust exposures, environmental factors in cardiovascular and respiratory disease, occupational asthma, traffic-related air pollution and environmental health

Kernic, Mary

Research Associate Professor

PhD, MPH

206-685-1716

  • Intimate partner violence and child maltreatment
  • Public health law research
  • Social disparities of health
  • Epidemiological methods
  • Injury epidemiology
  • Psychiatric epidemiology

Khosropour, Christine

Assistant Professor

PhD, MPH

206-744-8663

Infectious Disease Epidemiology; Public Health Practice; Clinical Epidemiology

Kirk, Elizabeth

Associate Teaching Professor

PhD

206-685-9513

Chronic disease states, such as dietary and inflammatory influences, as well as sports nutrition.

Kratz, Mario

Research Associate Professor

PhD, MSc

206-667-7362

Nutrition intervention studies on obesity as well as the molecular and metabolic links between obesity and associated diseases (type 2 diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular disease, certain types of cancer)

Kukull, Walter

Professor

PhD, MS

206-616-1765

Neuroepidemiology: conditions causing adult cognitive impairment and dementia

Lampe, Johanna

Research Professor

PhD, MS

206-667-6580

Nutritional epidemiology; dietary interventions to test the effects of plant-food constituents on biomarkers of cancer risk

Li, Christopher

Research Professor

MD, PhD, MPH

206-667-7444

Studies of cancer early detection, etiology and clinical outcomes with a focus primarily on breast cancer.

Lindstroem, Sara

Assistant Professor

MSc, PhD

206-221-3148

Cancer Epidemiology, Cardiometabolic Disease Epidemiology, Genetic Epidemiology

Littman, Alyson

Research Professor

MPH, PhD

206-277-4182

Physical activity; obesity; lower limb amputation; health promotion activities in people with physical disabilities

Lund, Anne

Associate Teaching Professor

RDN

206-221-4920

Obesity prevention through school wellness policies; physical activity promotion and screen time reduction

Madeleine, Margaret

Research Associate Professor

PhD, MPH

206-667-4629

Malone, Kathleen

Research Professor

PhD, MPH

206-667-4632

Epidemiology of breast cancer, including environmental and genetic predictors of developing breast cancer, and determinants of outcomes following breast cancer; cancer survivorship

Manhart, Lisa

Professor and Associate Dean

MPH, PhD

206-744-3646

Clinical epidemiology of reproductive tract infections in men and women; social context of sexual risk behavior; psychosocial implications of HIV and STI.

McClelland, Scott

Professor

MD, MPH

206-543-4278

International epidemiology; prevention and treatment of HIV-1 and sexually transmitted diseases in resource-limited settings

McTiernan, Anne

Research Professor

MD, PhD

206-667-7979

Breast & colon cancer; exercise; obesity; chemoprevention; cancer survivorship; hormones

Mock, Charlie

Professor

MD, PhD, MPH

206-744-9430

Injury prevention and trauma care, especially in low- and middle-income countries.

Mooney, Steve J.

Assistant Professor

Big data; Built environment; causal inference; physical activity; transport-related injury

Mueller, Beth

Professor

DPH, MPH

206-667-4630

Reproductive and perinatal epidemiology; epidemiology of cancer in women and children; epidemiologic methods; injury epidemiology

Mugwanya, Kenneth

Assistant Professor

MBChB, MS

206-520-4520

HIV prevention; Clinical epidemiology; Pharmacology of antiretroviral preexposure prophylaxis; Implementation science; Reproductive health

Newcomb, Polly

Research Professor

PhD, MPH

206-667-3476

Identification of modifiable risk factors for common cancers--colorectal, breast and endometrium; screening efficacy; survivorship; genetic testing

Peters, Ulrike

Research Professor

PhD, MPH

206-667-2450

Molecular and genetic epidemiology; nutritional prevention of cancer; cancer epidemiology; gene diet interactions

Phipps, Amanda

Associate Professor and Associate Chair

PhD, MPH

206-543-0849

Cancer epidemiology, molecular epidemiology, cancer survival

Psaty, Bruce

Professor

MD, PhD, MPH, MA

206-221-7775

Cardiovascular epidemiology; myocardial infarction and stroke; pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety; epidemiological methods

Rao, Darcy

Acting Assistant Professor

PhD, MPH

Reiner, Alexander

Research Professor

MD, MSc

206-667-2710

Genetic epidemiology of atherosclerotic, thrombotic and cardiovascular disease; population biology; genomics

Rowhani-Rahbar, Ali

Associate Professor

PhD, MD, MPH

206-221-1602

Epidemiologic Methods, Injury and Violence Epidemiology

Schwartz, Stephen

Professor

PhD, MPH

206-667-4660

Epidemiology of cancer; cardiovascular disease and female reproductive conditions; interaction of molecular genetics and environmental factors in health and disease

Smith, Nicholas

Professor

PhD, MPH

206-221-1279

Cardiovascular pharmacoepidemiology; genetic epidemiology; clinical epidemiology; health services research

Spiker, Marie

Assistant Professor

206-685-3645

Vander Stoep, Ann

Professor

PhD, MS

206-543-1538

Epidemiological studies and program evaluations within the field of child and adolescent mental health

Wald, Anna

Professor

MD, MPH

206-520-4340

Clinical virology, vaccines, herpes virus infections

Winer, Rachel

Professor

MPH, PhD

206-616-5081

Epidemiology and prevention of human papillomavirus (HPV) infections and HPV-related cancers