School of Public Health

Baseman, Janet

Janet Baseman

Associate Professor, Epidemiology
Adjunct Associate Professor, Health Services

Education

PhD Epidemiology, University of Washington, 2005
MPH Epidemiology, University of Texas (Houston), 1999

Contact Info

Box 354809
1107 NE 45th St. Suite 400
Seattle, WA 98105
Tel: 206-616-1495
jbaseman@uw.edu

Chair, Department of Epidemiology Curriculum Committee

Dr. Baseman’s research centers around applied epidemiology in public health practice, strategies for improving disease surveillance systems, and public health informatics. She is also adjunct faculty in the Department of Health Services and is a member of the Northwest for Public Health Practice (NWCPHP) Research Team.

Projects

Northwest Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center (CDC)

Leveraging a health information exchange innovation to improve the efficiency of public health disease investigation (RWJF)

Multi-tasking to Hyper-tasking: Investigating the Impact of Next Generation 911 (NIOSH)

Research Interests

Applied epidemiology in public health practice; informatics; infectious disease epidemiology; surveillance

Teaching Interests

Dr. Baseman teaches EPI 201: Outbreak Investigation and Response and SPH 480: Public Health Research Methods

In The News

UW SPH “SEAL” Team to Investigate Local Disease Outbreaks
UW School of Public Health News, 03/10/2016

Health-Care Providers Prefer E-mail for Public Health Alerts
Public Health Reports, 11/01/2014