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
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)

Earned Income Tax Credit and Youth Violence: Findings from the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System.
(2022 Aug 2)
Prev Sci
Dalve K, Moe CA, Kovski N, Rivara FP, Mooney SJ, Hill HD, Rowhani-Rahbar A

Microscale pedestrian environment surrounding pedestrian injury sites in Washington state, 2015-2020.
Traffic Inj Prev 23(7): 440-445
Takagi-Stewart J, Muma A, Umali CV, Nelson M, Bansal I, Patel S, Vavilala MS, Mooney SJ

Machine Learning Approaches for Measuring Neighborhood Environments in Epidemiologic Studies.
(2022 Jun 30)
Curr Epidemiol Rep
Rundle AG, Bader MDM, Mooney SJ

Opportunities and challenges of using social media big data to assess mental health consequences of the COVID-19 crisis and future major events.
Discov Ment Health 2(1): 14
Tušl M, Thelen A, Marcus K, Peters A, Shalaeva E, Scheckel B, Sykora M, Elayan S, Naslund JA, Shankardass K, Mooney SJ, Fadda M, Gruebner O

Examining the Built Environment for Healthy Living via Virtual Street Audits.
Environ Health Insights 16(): 11786302221104653
Fifolt M, Mooney SJ, Nabavi M, Karimi M, Nassel A, McCormick LC

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