School of Public Health

Anderson, Laurie

Laurie Anderson

Affiliate Associate Professor, Epidemiology

Editor, Cochrane Collaboration Public Health Group


PhD Public Health, University of California Los Angeles, 1994
MPH Epidemiology, Emory University, 1990

Contact Info

Cochrane Collaboration Public Health Group
2838 Burnaby Park SE
Olympia, WA 98501
Tel: 360-951-1560

Research Interests

Dr. Anderson conducts policy research in the areas of public health and social welfare. Her research involves the use of systematic review and research synthesis methods to summarize program benefits and cost effectiveness data to inform public policy decisions. She is a member of the Society for Research Synthesis Methods, an Editor of the Cochrane Collaboration Public Health Review Group, and a member of the Campbell Collaboration coordinating groups for Social Welfare and Systematic Review Methods. She currently serves on the Healthy People 2020 Working Group on Social Determinants of Health.