Isaac Rhew

Adjunct Research Associate Professor, Epidemiology
Research Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences



PhD Epidemiology, University of Washington, 2009
MPH Epidemiology, University of Washington, 2006
AB Psychology, Stanford University, 1995



Center for the Study of Health and Risk Behaviors
Box 354944
1100 NE 45th St., #300
Seattle, WA 98105


Dr. Rhew is a psychiatric epidemiologist with research interests in the etiology of and preventive interventions for substance use and mental health problems particularly regarding influences of area-level social and physical context on these outcomes. In addition, he is interested in epidemiologic and applied statistical methods especially for longitudinal and multi-level studies.

Research Interests

  • Etiology and prevention of mental health and substance use problems
  • Social determinants of health
  • Area-level contextual factors and health
  • Epidemiologic methods
  • Applied statistical methods

Recent Publications (PubMed)

Young adult simultaneous alcohol and marijuana use: Between- and within-person associations with negative alcohol-related consequences, mental health, and general health across two-years.
(2021 Dec)
Addict Behav 123(): 107079
Fleming CB, Duckworth JC, Rhew IC, Abdallah DA, Guttmannova K, Patrick ME, Lee CM

Negative evaluation of role transitions is associated with perceived stress and alcohol consequences: Examination of the Transitions Overload Model in young adulthood using two years of monthly data.
(2021 Aug)
Alcohol Clin Exp Res 45(8): 1607-1615
Cadigan JM, Fleming CB, Patrick ME, Lewis MA, Rhew IC, Abdallah DA, Fairlie AM, Schulenberg JE, Larimer ME, Lee CM

Transitions Catalyst Model: Testing within- and between-Person Associations between Social Relationships and Alcohol Use, Motives, and Consequences among Young Adults.
Subst Use Misuse 56(10): 1411-1420
Duckworth JC, Rhew IC, Fairlie AM, Patrick ME, Schulenberg JE, Maggs JL, Lee CM

Dual trajectories of cannabis and alcohol use among young adults in a state with legal nonmedical cannabis.
(2021 Jul)
Alcohol Clin Exp Res 45(7): 1458-1467
Guttmannova K, Fleming CB, Rhew IC, Alisa Abdallah D, Patrick ME, Duckworth JC, Lee CM

The association between intended drinking contexts and alcohol expectancies in college students: A daily diary study.
(2021 Sep)
Addict Behav 120(): 106967
Rhew IC, Duckworth JC, Lee CM

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