Steve J. Mooney

Assistant Professor, Epidemiology



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



Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center
Box 359960
Seattle, WA
University of Washington
Office F-261B
Box 357236
Department of Epidemiology

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)

Does the built environment have independent obesogenic power? Urban form and trajectories of weight gain.
(2021 May 11)
Int J Obes (Lond)
Buszkiewicz JH, Bobb JF, Hurvitz PM, Arterburn D, Moudon AV, Cook A, Mooney SJ, Cruz M, Gupta S, Lozano P, Rosenberg DE, Theis MK, Anau J, Drewnowski A

Development and Validation of a Machine Learning Model to Estimate Bacterial Sepsis Among Immunocompromised Recipients of Stem Cell Transplant.
(2021 Apr 1)
JAMA Netw Open 4(4): e214514
Lind ML, Mooney SJ, Carone M, Althouse BM, Liu C, Evans LE, Patel K, Vo PT, Pergam SA, Phipps AI

The geographic distribution of retail tobacco outlets in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
(2021 Mar 28)
Drug Alcohol Rev
Morrison CN, Lee JP, Giovenco DP, West B, Hidayana I, Astuti PAS, Mooney SJ, Jacobowitz A, Rundle A

13 Questions About Using Machine Learning in Causal Research (You Won't Believe the Answer to Number 10!).
(2021 Mar 6)
Am J Epidemiol
Mooney SJ, Keil AP, Westreich DJ

Not quite a block party: COVID-19 street reallocation programs in Seattle, WA and Vancouver, BC.
(2021 Jun)
SSM Popul Health 14(): 100769
Firth CL, Baquero B, Berney R, Hoerster KD, Mooney SJ, Winters M

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