Daniel Enquobahrie

Associate Professor, Epidemiology
Adjunct Associate Professor, Health Systems and Population Health



PhD Epidemiology, University of Washington, 2007
MPH Epidemiology, University of Washington, 2005
MD Medicine (MD), Addis Ababa University, 1996



Department of Epidemiology
Office 866
Box 351619
3980 15th Avenue NE
Hans Rosling Center for Population Health
Seattle, WA 98195


Dr. Enquobahrie is Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Health Services. He is Director of the Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health.

Research Interests

Dr. Enquobahrie’s research interests span cardiovascular/metabolic, reproductive/perinatal, and genetic/epigenetic epidemiology. His research focuses on (1) pre-pregnancy and early/mid pregnancy risk factors (and associated mechanisms) for pregnancy complications and outcomes, and (2) early life and developmental origins of metabolic and cardiovascular diseases.

Recent Publications (PubMed)

Adiposity, related biomarkers, and type 2 diabetes after gestational diabetes: The Diabetes Prevention Program.
(2022 Jan)
Obesity (Silver Spring) 30(1): 221-228
Wander PL, Christophi CA, Araneta MRG, Boyko EJ, Enquobahrie DA, Dabelea D, Goldberg RB, Kahn SE, Kim C, Pi-Sunyer X, Knowler WC

Placental cadmium, placental genetic variations, and birth size.
(2021 Oct 19)
J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med
Hussey MR, Suter MK, Mohanty AF, Enquobahrie DA

Associations of perinatal exposure to PM2.5 with gestational weight gain and offspring birth weight.
(2022 Mar)
Environ Res 204(Pt B): 112087
Liu Z, Szpiro AA, Workalemahu T, Young MT, Kaufman JD, Enquobahrie DA

A Comprehensive Assessment of Associations between Prenatal Phthalate Exposure and the Placental Transcriptomic Landscape.
(2021 Sep)
Environ Health Perspect 129(9): 97003
Paquette AG, MacDonald J, Lapehn S, Bammler T, Kruger L, Day DB, Price ND, Loftus C, Kannan K, Marsit C, Mason WA, Bush NR, LeWinn KZ, Enquobahrie DA, Prasad B, Karr CJ, Sathyanarayana S

A retrospective cohort study of race/ethnicity, pre-pregnancy weight, and pregnancy complications.
(2021 Jun 8)
J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med
Tiwari R, Enquobahrie DA, Wander PL, Painter I, Souter V

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