School of Public Health

Hawes, Stephen

Stephen E. Hawes

Associate Professor, Epidemiology
Adjunct Associate Professor, Global Health
Adjunct Associate Professor, Health Services


PhD Epidemiology, University of Washington, 2001
MS Biostatistics, University of Washington, 1993
BA Statistics, University of Rochester, 1985

Contact Info

University of Washington
Office F-261B, Health Sciences Building
Box 357236
Department of Epidemiology
1959 NE Pacific Street
Seattle, WA 98195
Tel: 206-685-0146



Research Interests

Dr. Hawes’s primary research interests are in human papillomavirus (HPV) and other STDs, cervical cancer, and HIV and he has more than 20 years of research experience conducting cohort studies in Senegal, West Africa as well as in Seattle. He also studies biomarkers for various cancers including cancer of the cervix, anus, lung, breast, ovary, and skin. Dr. Hawes is Associate Director of the UW Strategic Analysis, Research and Training (START) Center and is a faculty member in the UW Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Program

Teaching Interests

Dr. Hawes currently co-teaches a new undergraduate course EPI 360 "Exploring the HIV/AIDS Pandemic" offered during Winter Quarter and EPI 514 "Applications of Epidemiologic Methods" offered during Spring Quarter.



In The News

Maternal Smoking May Harm Infant Immunity
Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 11/15/2013