School of Public Health

Smyser, Michael

Michael S. Smyser

Clinical Instructor, Epidemiology


MPH Epidemiology, University of Michigan, 1989

Contact Info

Public Health Seattle and King County
Assessment, Policy Development and Evaluation Unit (APDE)
401 Fifth Avenue, CNK-PH-1300
Seattle, WA 98104
Tel: 206-263-8780

Epidemiologist for Public Health - Seattle & King County, Epidemiology Planning and Evaluation Unit and lead epidemiologist for Automated Data Surveillance project.


Automated Data Surveillance project which includes automated statistical analysis of local and national health data to produce on-demand reports and data visualization.

Research Interests

Research focuses on assessment of population level health indicators, social determinants of health and racial and ethnic health disparities in King County.

Teaching Interests

Population health, health inequity, discrimination and differential treatment in health care settings, social determinants of health, adolescent health, chronic disease epidemiology (asthma, diabetes, and obesity), and public health informatics.