School of Public Health

Hawes, Stephen

Stephen E. Hawes

Chair, Epidemiology
Professor, Epidemiology
Adjunct Professor, Global Health
Adjunct Professor, Health Services

Education

PhD Epidemiology, University of Washington, 2001
MS Biostatistics, University of Washington, 1993
BA Statistics, University of Rochester, 1985

Contact Info

University of Washington
Office : Health Sciences Building F-262D
Box 357236
Department of Epidemiology
1959 NE Pacific Street
Seattle, WA 98195
Tel: 206-685-0146
hawes@uw.edu
USPS Mailing Address
Department of Epidemiology
1959 NE Pacific Street, Box 357236
Seattle, WA 98195

Dr. Stephen Hawes is Professor and Chair of the Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, at the University of Washington. He has adjunct appointments in the Departments of Global Health and Health Services. Dr. Hawes’s primary research interests are in human papillomavirus (HPV) and other STDs, cervical cancer, and HIV and he has more than 25 years of research experience conducting cohort studies in Senegal, West Africa as well as in Seattle.  Dr. Hawes is Director of the UW Strategic Analysis, Research and Training (START) Center and has conducted global mentoring and scientific research workshops in Kenya, Namibia, Peru, Vietnam and Cambodia. 

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Research Interests

Dr. Hawes’s primary research interests are in human papillomavirus (HPV) and other STDs, cervical and anal cancer and precursor lesions, and HIV-1 and HIV-2, and he has more than 20 years of research experience conducting cohort studies in Senegal, West Africa as well as in Seattle. He also studies biomarkers for various cancers including cancer of the cervix, anus, lung, breast, ovary, and skin.

Teaching Interests

Dr. Hawes currently co-teaches a new undergraduate course EPI 360 "Exploring the HIV/AIDS Pandemic" offered during Winter Quarter and EPI 514 "Applications of Epidemiologic Methods" offered during Spring Quarter.

Publications

In The News

New York survey suggests nearly 14% in state may have coronavirus antibodies
Reuters, 04/23/2020

Data suggests coronavirus disproportionately affecting black communities in US
International Business Times, 04/03/2020

New Chair of Epidemiology Named
SPH News, 01/26/2018