School of Public Health

Weiss, Noel

Noel S. Weiss

Professor Emeritus, Epidemiology

Member, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center


MD Medicine, Stanford University, 1967
DrPH Epidemiology, Harvard University, 1971

Contact Info

Office F-261A
Box 357236
Dept. of Epidemiology
1959 NE Pacific Street
Health Sciences F-261A
Seattle, WA 98195
Tel: 206-685-1788
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Box 358080
1100 Fairview Ave N, Building M
PO Box 19024, Mailstop: M4-C308
Seattle, WA 98109
Tel: 206-667-4626

Dr. Weiss was Chairman of the Dept.of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine from 1984-1993.

Research Interests

Dr. Weiss' research is primarily in the area of cancer epidemiology. Part of his time is devoted to the study of epidemiologic methods and of the application of these methods to the understanding of the determinants of the outcome of illness.

Teaching Interests

Dr. Weiss currently co-teaches the introductory series EPI 512 "Epidemiologic Methods I" in Autumn Quarter and EPI 513 "Epidemiologic Methods II" in Winter Quarter. He also co-instructs EPI 584 "Doctoral Dissertation Seminar" during Autumn and Winter Quarters.

He teaches EPI 582 "Design and Analytic Strategies to Enhance the Validity of Epidemiologic Studies" offered in Winter Quarter, and EPI 542 "Clinical Epidemiology" offered in Summer Quarter. He is also the instructor for the Departmental Journal Club (EPI 591).


In The News

Cancer deaths decline 27% over 25 years
Wall Street Journal, 01/08/2019

Epi professor wins national award for lifelong excellence in teaching epidemiology
SPH News, 09/06/2017

Noel Weiss Gives Cassel Lecture at National Gathering of Epidemiologists
SPH News, 06/23/2017