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)

Income Support as a Health Intervention.
(2022 Jan 4)
JAMA Netw Open 5(1): e2143363
Hill HD, Rowhani-Rahbar A

Patient-Reported Firearm Access Prior to Suicide Death.
(2022 Jan 4)
JAMA Netw Open 5(1): e2142204
Richards JE, Boggs JM, Rowhani-Rahbar A, Kuo E, Betz ME, Bobb JF, Simon GE

Victim-Offender Relationship and the Emotional, Social, and Physical Consequences of Violent Victimization.
(2022 Jan 6)
Am J Prev Med
Hullenaar KL, Rowhani-Rahbar A, Rivara FP, Vavilala MS, Baumer EP

Firearm-related research articles in health sciences by funding status and type: A scoping review.
(2021 Dec)
Prev Med Rep 24(): 101604
Gurrey S, McCauley H, Benson M, Prabhu P, Fan MD, Rivara FP, Hemenway D, Miller M, Azrael D, Rowhani-Rahbar A

Perceptions of firearm-related harm among US adults living in firearm-owning households: a nationally representative study.
(2021 Dec 9)
Inj Prev
Rowhani-Rahbar A, Haviland MJ, Azrael D, Miller M

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