Ali Rowhani-Rahbar

Associate Professor, Epidemiology
Adjunct Associate 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 Endowed Professor for the Study and Prevention of Violence at the University of Washington. He is the Co-Director of the Firearm Injury & Policy Research Program, Leader of the Violence Prevention Section, and Director of the Research Core at the Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center. The overarching goal of his research is to inform programs, practices, and policies that prevent the occurrence, reduce the lethality, and stop the recurrence 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 injury and crime. He has served on the board of directors of the Society for Advancement of Violence and Injury Research as well as the editorial board of Injury Prevention.

Recent Publications (PubMed)

Assessment of county-level proxy variables for household firearm ownership.
(2021 Jul)
Prev Med 148(): 106571
Haviland MJ, Gause E, Rivara FP, Bowen AG, Hanron A, Rowhani-Rahbar A

Not All Survivors Are the Same: Qualitative Assessment of Prior Violence, Risks, Recovery and Perceptions of Firearms and Violence Among Victims of Firearm Injury.
(2021 Apr 22)
J Interpers Violence
Hink AB, Atkins DL, Rowhani-Rahbar A

The Earned Income Tax Credit and Intimate Partner Violence.
(2021 Mar 11)
J Interpers Violence
Edmonds AT, Moe CA, Adhia A, Mooney SJ, Rivara FP, Hill HD, Rowhani-Rahbar A

Association of state-level intoxicated driving laws with firearm homicide and suicide.
(2021 Mar 9)
Inj Prev
Tessler RA, Haviland MJ, Bowen A, Bowen D, Rivara FP, Rowhani-Rahbar A

Neighborhood disadvantage and firearm injury: does shooting location matter?
(2021 Mar 8)
Inj Epidemiol 8(1): 10
Dalve K, Gause E, Mills B, Floyd AS, Rivara FP, Rowhani-Rahbar A

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