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Global Health

Faculty

Barrington, Wendy E.

Associate Professor

PhD, MPH

Social determinants and health disparities; obesity and cancer prevention; community-based participatory research (CBPR)

Baseman, Janet G.

Professor and Acting Chair

MPH, PhD

206-616-1495

Applied epidemiology in public health practice; informatics; infectious disease epidemiology; surveillance; coronavirus; Covid-19; emerging diseases; epidemics; pandemics; disease outbreaks

Drewnowski, Adam

Professor

PhD, MA

206-543-8016

Health Disparities and Social Determinants of Health, Nutritional Epidemiology, Physical Activity, Obesity and Diabetes

Enquobahrie, Daniel A.

Professor

MD

206-543-7559

Cardiovascular/metabolic, reproductive/perinatal, and genetic/epigenetic epidemiology.

Farquhar, Carey

Professor

MD

206-542-4278

AIDS epidemiology and HIV prevention in Africa; heterosexual and vertical HIV transmission

Fohner, Alison

Assistant Professor

PhD, MS

Genetic epidemiology; pharmacogenetics; clinical informatics; healthcare disparities, implementation of genetic testing

Fretts, Mandy

Associate Professor

PhD, MPH

206-543-9236

American Indian health, Diabetes, Interventions, Nutrition

Gloster, Anne-Marie

Associate Teaching Professor

PhD, MPH

Culinary arts/food science education; healthy eating behaviors.

Guthrie, Brandon L

Associate Professor

PhD, MPH

206-543-4278

Improving engagement in care among people living with HIV.

Hajat, Anjum

Associate Professor

PhD, MPH

Financial instability, psychosocial stress, stress biomarkers, air pollution epidemiology, epidemiology methods

Halloran, M. Elizabeth

Professor

DSc, MD, MPH

Developing novel designs, methods of statistical analysis, and interpretation of vaccine field studies and other interventions; causal inference

Harris, Cristen

Teaching Professor

PhD, MS, RDN

206-685-0676

Hawes, Stephen E.

Professor

PhD, MS

HPV, HIV-1 and HIV-2, and other sexually transmitted infections in Senegal West Africa, cervical cancer, HPV screening and vaccination, biomarkers for early detection and recurrence of cancer, global health, and maternal and child health.

Heckbert, Susan R

Professor

MD, PhD

206-221-7775

Clinical epidemiology; cardiovascular epidemiology; aging/neuroepidemiology; genetic associations with cardiovascular disease

Hemingway, Susan Jean

Professor

PhD

206-598-0555

Etiology; diagnosis and prevention of fetal alcohol syndrome

John-Stewart, Grace C.

Professor

MD, MPH, PhD

206-543-4278

HIV-1 transmission, pathogenesis, co-infections, and treatment; molecular epidemiology, implementation science, clinical trials

Jones-Smith, Jessica C

Professor

PhD, MPH

206-685-4579

Social, environmental and economic causes and correlates of obesity risk

Kaufman, Joel D

Professor

MD, MPH

206-616-8229

Environmental and occupational epidemiology, health effects of diesel exhaust exposures, environmental factors in cardiovascular and respiratory disease, occupational asthma, traffic-related air pollution and environmental health

Kernic, Mary A.

Research Associate Professor

PhD, MPH

206-685-1716

Intimate partner violence and child maltreatment, public health law research, social disparities of health, epidemiological methods, injury epidemiology, psychiatric epidemiology

Khosropour, Christine M

Associate Professor

PhD, MPH

206-685-1617

Infectious Disease Epidemiology; Public Health Practice; Clinical Epidemiology

Kim, Hyunju

Assistant Professor

PhD, MPH, BA

Nutrition, Metabolomics, Proteomics, DNA methylation, Cardiovascular disease, Kidney disease

Kirk, Elizabeth

Teaching Professor and Associate Dean

PhD

206-685-9513

Chronic disease states, such as dietary and inflammatory influences, as well as sports nutrition.

Kukull, Walter A

Professor

PhD, MS

206-616-1765

Neuroepidemiology: conditions causing adult cognitive impairment and dementia

Lampe, Johanna W

Research Professor

PhD, MS

206-667-6580

Nutritional epidemiology; dietary interventions to test the effects of plant-food constituents on biomarkers of cancer risk

Li, Christopher I-Fu

Research Professor

MD, PhD, MPH

206-667-7444

Studies of cancer early detection, etiology and clinical outcomes with a focus primarily on breast cancer.

Lindstroem, Sara

Associate Professor

MSc, PhD

206-221-3148

Cancer Epidemiology; Cardiometabolic Disease Epidemiology; Genetic Epidemiology

Littman, Alyson

Research Professor

MPH, PhD

206-277-4182

Physical activity; obesity; lower limb amputation; health promotion activities in people with physical disabilities

Lund, Anne E

Associate Teaching Professor

RDN, MPH, BS

206-221-4920

Obesity prevention through school wellness policies; physical activity promotion and screen time reduction

Madeleine, Margaret M

Research Professor

PhD, MPH

206-667-4629

Malone, Kathleen E

Research Professor

PhD, MPH

206-667-4632

Epidemiology of breast cancer, including environmental and genetic predictors of developing breast cancer, and determinants of outcomes following breast cancer; cancer survivorship

Manhart, Lisa E.

Professor

MPH, PhD

206-744-3646

Clinical epidemiology of reproductive tract infections in men and women; social context of sexual risk behavior; psychosocial implications of HIV and STI.

McClelland, R. Scott

Professor

MD, MPH

206-543-4278

International epidemiology; prevention and treatment of HIV-1 and sexually transmitted diseases in resource-limited settings

McTiernan, Anne

Research Professor

MD, PhD

206-667-7979

Breast & colon cancer; exercise; obesity; chemoprevention; cancer survivorship; hormones

Meisner, Julianne

Assistant Professor

PhD

Mooney, Steve

Assistant Professor

PhD, MS

Big data; Built environment; causal inference; physical activity; transport-related injury

Mugwanya, Kenneth K

Associate Professor

MBChB, MS

206-520-4520

HIV prevention; Clinical epidemiology; Pharmacology of antiretroviral preexposure prophylaxis; Implementation science; Reproductive health

Peters, Ulrike

Research Professor

PhD, MPH

206-667-2450

Molecular and genetic epidemiology; nutritional prevention of cancer; cancer epidemiology; gene diet interactions

Phipps, Amanda

Associate Professor and Associate Chair

PhD, MPH

206-667-7741

Cancer epidemiology, molecular epidemiology, cancer survival

Psaty, Bruce M

Professor

MD, PhD, MPH, MA

206-221-7775

Cardiovascular epidemiology; myocardial infarction and stroke; pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety; epidemiological methods

Reiner, Alexander

Research Professor

MD, MSc

206-667-2710

Genetic epidemiology of atherosclerotic, thrombotic and cardiovascular disease; population biology; genomics

Restar, Arjee

Assistant Professor

Postdoctoral, PhD, MPH, BS

Transgender and nonbinary health, health policy; social epidemiology; behavioral, social and structural determinants of health; substance use prevention and care; mental health promotion; HIV/STI prevention and care; behavioral economics; gender affirming care

Rowhani-Rahbar, Ali

Professor

PhD, MD, MPH

206-221-1602

Sandh, Simon

Assistant Teaching Professor

206-616-1765

Sexual health & substance use

Santaularia, Jeanie

Assistant Professor

MPH, PhD

Social epidemiology, violence prevention and intervention, immigration climate, reproductive justice, causal effects, community-engaged research, & selection bias and misclassification in violence surveillance systems

Schwartz, Steve

Professor

PhD, MPH

206-685-1799

Epidemiology of cancer; cardiovascular disease and female reproductive conditions; interaction of molecular genetics and environmental factors in health and disease

Seiler, Jessie

Teaching Associate

PhD, MPH, BA

  • White supremacy culture  
  • Violence and bullying based on race, immigration status, and other social identities 
  • Mixed methods 
  • Qualitative methods 
  • Meta-science and epistemology of epidemiology

Sharif, Mienah Z.

Assistant Professor

PhD, MPH

Social epidemiology, social determinants of health, Public Health Critical Race Praxis (PHCRP), health equity across the lifecourse, health implications of racism, immigrant and refugee health

Smith, Nicholas L.

Professor

PhD, MPH

206-221-1279

Cardiovascular pharmacoepidemiology; genetic epidemiology; clinical epidemiology; health services research

Spiker, Marie

Assistant Professor

PhD, MSPH, RDN

206-685-3645

Wald, Anna

Professor

MD, MPH

206-520-4340

Clinical virology, vaccines, herpes virus infections

Winer, Rachel L.

Professor

MPH, PhD

206-616-5081

Epidemiology and prevention of human papillomavirus (HPV) infections and HPV-related cancers