Gary M Goldbaum

Associate Professor Emeritus, Epidemiology


MD Preventive Medicine, University of Colorado, 1978
MPH Epidemiology, University of Washington, 1989




Dr. Goldbaum is Associate Professor Emeritus of Epidemiology at the University of Washington. Dr. Goldbaum earned his M.D. from the University of Colorado in Denver and his Master of Public Health degree from the University of Washington. Trained in both family medicine and preventive medicine, he has conducted research at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia, at the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services in Olympia, and Public Health-Seattle & King County (PHSKC). He directed the HIV/AIDS Epidemiology Program, was the Chronic Disease & Injury Control Officer, and was the Medical Director for the HIV/AIDS Prevention Program at PHSKC from 1989 to 2007. He was an attending physician at Harborview Medical Center from 1989 to 2007 and directed the Preventive Medicine Residency at the University of Washington from 1992 to 2002. Dr. Goldbaum served as the Health Officer and Director of the Snohomish Health District from 2007 to 2017.  He is most interested in applied epidemiology, especially translating epidemiological research into public policy.  He enjoys backpacking, bicycling, skiing, and theater.

Research Interests

Dr. Goldbaum's research interests are in infectious diseases and behaviors that increase risk of injury or illness. He focuses on applied public health research.

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