Steve Mooney

Assistant Professor, Epidemiology


PhD Epidemiology, Columbia University, 2016
MS Epidemiology, Columbia University, 2012
BS Computer Science, Yale University, 1998


Box 351619
Department of Epidemiology
Hans Rosling Center for Population Health, 868
Seattle, WA 98195

Research Interests

Dr. Mooney is interested, broadly, in how cities affect health, and how we can know whether they do. His research focuses on built environment influences on pedestrian injury and physical activity, augmented with a stable of side projects digging into epidemiologic methodology.

Recent Publications (PubMed)

Identifying emerging hot spots of road traffic injury severity using spatiotemporal methods: longitudinal analyses on major roads in Ghana from 2005 to 2020.
(2024 Jun 17)
BMC Public Health 24(1): 1609
Mesic A, Damsere-Derry J, Feldacker C, Mooney SJ, Gyedu A, Mock C, Kitali A, Wagenaar BH, Wuaku DH, Afram MO, Larley J, Opoku I, Ekuban E, Osei-Ampofo M, Stewart B

Understanding Washington State's Low Uptake to Lung Cancer Screening in Two Steps: A Geospatial Analysis of Patient Travel Time and Healthcare Availability of Imaging Sites.
(2024 May 28)
Welch AC, Gorden JA, Mooney SJ, Wilshire CL, Zeliadt SB

Sweetened Beverage Tax Implementation and Change in Body Mass Index Among Children in Seattle.
(2024 May 1)
JAMA Netw Open 7(5): e2413644
Jones-Smith JC, Knox MA, Chakrabarti S, Wallace J, Walkinshaw L, Mooney SJ, Godwin J, Arterburn DE, Eavey J, Chan N, Saelens BE

Evaluation of the Safer Use of Antipsychotics in Youth Study on Population Level Antipsychotic Initiation: An Interrupted Time Series Analysis.
(2024 May 14)
J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol
West LM, Mooney SJ, Chavez L, Beck A, Clarke GN, Pabiniak CJ, Renz AD, Penfold RB

Residential Density Is Associated With BMI Trajectories in Children and Adolescents: Findings From the Moving to Health Study.
(2024 Jun)
AJPM Focus 3(3): 100225
Lozano PM, Bobb JF, Kapos FP, Cruz M, Mooney SJ, Hurvitz PM, Anau J, Theis MK, Cook A, Moudon AV, Arterburn DE, Drewnowski A

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