Joseph (Chris) Delaney

Adjunct Research Associate Professor, Epidemiology
Research Associate Professor, Medicine - General Internal Medicine


PhD Epidemiology/Biostatistics, McGill University (Canada), 2008
MA Mathematics, Statistics, Lakehead University, 1997
MSc Physics, University of Western Ontario, 1997
HBSc Physics, Lakehead University, 1993
HBA Philosophy, Lakehead University, 1993




Joseph Delaney is an HIV researcher with specific interests in substance use, longitudinal methods, and cardiovascular disease (in and out of HIV). He has previously been faculty at the University of Florida and Manitoba, both in pharmacy, and has some remaining research interests in pharmaco-epidemiology. He has worked with UW researchers since his post-doctoral training in 2008. His most recent work has been extending cardiovascular research in people with HIV to consider sleep (R01HL126538), working on data harmonization for a coordinating center for substance use cohorts in the United States (U24DA058307), and collaborating with the CHRU on links between immune cell subsets and cardiovascular events. Joseph actually supervises graduate students in Epidemiology who are interested in either HIV or substance use research.

Research Interests

  • HIV & HIV comorbdities
  • Substance use
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Biomarkers