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John M. Kobayashi, MD, MPH


Clinical Associate Professor, Epidemiology

John Kobayashi is a retired Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health. From 1982 to 2001, he was the State Epidemiologist for Communicable Diseases at the Washington State Department of Health. He directed large multi-state foodborne outbreak investigations, and trained over 25 Epidemic Intelligence Service Officers from the Centers for Disease Control (http://www.cdc.gov/eis/index.html), From 1997-2001, he was a member of the National Advisory Committee for Microbiological Standards for Foods. From 2001-8, he was a long-term consultant for the Field Epidemiology Training Program at the National Institute for Infectious Diseases in Tokyo, Japan (http://idsc.nih.go.jp/fetpj/index-e.html).


Contact Information
johnk@uw.edu


Research Interests
Infectious diseases Field epidemiology, acute infectious diseases, workforce development, and distance learning.

Education
MPH, Harvard University 1979
MD, Stanford University 1975

Last Reviewed on 11/12/2014

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