Eyal Oren

Affiliate Associate Professor, Epidemiology



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



San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182
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Dr. Eyal Oren is the Director of the School of Public Health at San Diego State University. He is a tenured Professor of Epidemiology & Biostatistics. He is also a core-investigator at the Institute for Behavioral and Community Health with both research and practice experience. He is trained as an infectious disease, respiratory and social epidemiologist with particular expertise in respiratory health, and numerous projects in COVID-19, TB, flu, tobacco exposure and asthma. He has also worked at the interface of infectious etiologies and chronic disease outcomes, particularly cancers. He has published 120+ peer-reviewed publications and book chapters and holds an undergraduate degree in Neurobiology and Behavior from Cornell University and PhD and MS degrees in Epidemiology from the University of Washington. Prior to coming to SDSU, Dr. Oren was faculty in the College of Public Health at the University of Arizona from 2013-2017. He recently published the An Introduction to Infectious Disease Epidemiology: https://connect.springerpub.com/content/book/978-0-8261-5674-7-0#copy_link 

Research Interests

  • Infectious Disease Epidemiology
  • Respiratory Health
  • Surveillance systems
  • Climate Change
  • Pilot Studies
  • Epidemiology in public health practice
  • Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses
  • Social epidemiology and health disparities

Recent Publications (PubMed)

Switching people who smoke to unfiltered cigarettes: Effects on smoking topography.
(2024 Jun)
Addict Behav Rep 19(): 100548
Romero DR, Appolon G, Novotny TE, Pulvers K, Tracy L, Satybaldiyeva N, Magraner J, Oren E

The Association between Message Framing and Intention to Vaccinate Predictive of Hepatitis A Vaccine Uptake.
(2024 Feb 10)
Int J Environ Res Public Health 21(2):
Satybaldiyeva N, Martinez LS, Cooper B, Oren E

Cold Exposures in Relation to Dysmenorrhea among Asian and White Women.
(2023 Dec 30)
Int J Environ Res Public Health 21(1):
Wu T, Doyle C, Ito J, Ramesh N, Ernest DK, Crespo NC, Hsu FC, Oren E

Building School-Academic Partnerships to Implement COVID-19 Testing in Underserved Populations.
(2023 Jul 1)
Pediatrics 152(Suppl 1):
Goldman JL, Kalu IC, Schuster JE, Erickson T, Mast DK, Zimmerman K, Benjamin DK, Kalb LG, Gurnett C, Newland JG, Sherby M, Godambe M, Shinde N, Watterson T, Walsh T, Foxe J, Zand M, Dewhurst S, Coller R, DeMuri GP, Archuleta S, Ko LK, Inkelas M, Manuel V, Lee R, Oh H, Murugan V, Kramer J, Okihiro M, Gwynn L, Pulgaron E, McCulloh R, Broadhurst J, McDaniels-Davidson C, Kiene S, Oren E, Wu Y, Wetter DW, Stump T, Brookhart MA, Fist A, Haroz E

At-Home Versus Onsite COVID-19 School-based Testing: A Randomized Noninferiority Trial.
(2023 Jul 1)
Pediatrics 152(Suppl 1):
Kiene SM, McDaniels-Davidson C, Lin CD, Rodriguez T, Chris N, Bravo R, Moore V, Snyder T, Arechiga-Romero M, Famania-Martinez L, Carbuccia J, Pinuelas-Morineau R, Oren E

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