School of Public Health

Winer, Rachel

Rachel L. Winer

Associate Professor, Epidemiology


PhD Epidemiology, University of Washington, 2005
MPH Epidemiology, University of Washington, 2002

Contact Info

Box 359933
HPV Research Group
908 Jefferson, Suite 1195
Seattle, WA 98104
Tel: 206-616-5081
University of Washington
Box 357236
Dept. of Epidemiology, School of Public Health
1959 NE Pacific St.
Health Sciences F-247B
Seattle, WA 98195
Tel: 206-616-6393

Research Interests

Dr. Winer's research interests are in the epidemiology and prevention of human papillomavirus (HPV) infections and HPV-related cancers. Current projects focus on the epidemiology and natural history of HPV infections, the impact of HPV vaccines in young men who have sex with men, strategies for increasing HPV vaccine coverage in underserved populations, and novel strategies for increasing uptake and effectiveness of cervical cancer screening.

Teaching Interests

Dr. Winer currently co-teaches EPI 510 "Epidemiologic Data Analysis" during Winter Quarter and co-directs GH 560 "Principles of STD/HIV Research" during Summer Quarter.


In The News

New research says HPV tests, not pap smears, should be used to detect cervical cancer
KING 5, 07/10/2018

Love safely
3rd Act Magazine, 01/16/2018

Henrietta Lacks’ cells are still helping protect women from cervical cancer
Huffington Post, 04/21/2017