Ali Rowhani-Rahbar

Professor, Epidemiology
Adjunct Professor, Pediatrics



PhD Epidemiology, University of Washington, 2009
MD Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences (Iran), 2002
MPH Epidemiology, Yale University, 2005



University of Washington
Box 351619
Department of Epidemiology
Seattle, WA 98195

Research Interests

Ali Rowhani-Rahbar is the Bartley Dobb Professor for the Study and Prevention of Violence at the University of Washington. The goal of his research is to inform equitable and population-level programs and policies that reduce the occurrence and lethality of inter-personal violence and self-directed harm. His epidemiologic studies have spanned across multiple forms of violence with a specific focus on firearm-related harm.

Recent Publications (PubMed)

Short-Term Effects of Tax Credits on Rates of Child Maltreatment Reports in the United States.
(2022 Jul 1)
Pediatrics 150(1):
Kovski NL, Hill HD, Mooney SJ, Rivara FP, Rowhani-Rahbar A

Civilian Petitioners and Extreme Risk Protection Orders in the State of Washington.
(2022 May 25)
Psychiatr Serv
Prater L, Rooney L, Bowen AG, Conrick K, Mustafa A, Moore M, Rivara FP, Rowhani-Rahbar A

Developing a National Trauma Research Action Plan (NTRAP): Results from the Injury Prevention Research Gap Delphi Survey.
(2022 May 12)
J Trauma Acute Care Surg
Cooper Z, Herrera-Escobar JP, Phuong J, Braverman MA, Bonne S, Knudson MM, Rivara FP, Rowhani-Rahbar A, Price MA, Bulger EM, NTRAP Injury Prevention Panel.

A Qualitative study on diverse perspectives and identities of firearm owners.
(2022 Apr 25)
Inj Prev
Thomas AC, Siry-Bove BJ, Barnard LM, Rooney L, McCarthy M, Mustafa A, Rowhani-Rahbar A, Rivara FP, Betz ME, Knoepke C

Assault-related injuries reported to police and treated by healthcare providers in the United States.
(2022 Jun)
Prev Med 159(): 107060
Hullenaar KL, Lyons VH, Shepherd JP, Rowhani-Rahbar A, Vavilala MS, Rivara FP

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