Eyal Oren

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Epidemiology



MS Epidemiology, University of Washington, 2004
PhD Epidemiology, University of Washington, 2010
BA Neurobiology, Cornell University, 1998



San Diego State University
Graduate School of Public Health
500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182


Eyal Oren is an Associate Professor, and infectious disease and social epidemiologist at the Division of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University (SDSU). His research group focuses on investigating respiratory diseases. The group works on multidisciplinary, collaborative projects that are innovative and emphasize new tools and technologies. Methodologically, the focus is on the intersection between social, environmental and spatial epidemiologic methods, and their application to health disparities.

He works with students enrolled in the joint doctoral program at SDSU/UCSD as well as Masters students and undergraduates and welcomes interest from students at the University of Washington. Eyal holds a PhD and MS in epidemiology from the University of Washington in Seattle.

Research Interests

  • Infectious disease epidemiology 
  • Tuberculosis (both active disease and latent infection) 
  • Respiratory Health 
  • Molecular epidemiology 
  • Epidemiology in public health practice 
  • Surveillance systems 
  • Assessment of new technologies 
  • Social epidemiology and health disparities 
  • Global and border health 
  • Program evaluation, Monitoring & Evaluation 
  • Climate change and respiratory health outcomes 
  • Clinical trials 
  • Multilevel/Hierarchical Models 
  • Pilot & Feasibility studies 
  • Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses


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