School of Public Health


Anju Aggarwal Acting Assistant Professor
PhD (Johns Hopkins University), MSc (Delhi University (India))
Nutrition Epidemiology, dietary patterns, obesity prevention, health disparities, food-related attitudes and behaviors, food environment, nutrition economics
Susan Astley Professor
PhD (University of Washington)
Etiology; diagnosis and prevention of fetal alcohol syndrome
Jared Baeten Professor
MD (University of Washington), PhD (University of Washington)
HIV/AIDS and other STDs; women; Africa
Janet Baseman Associate Professor
MPH (University of Texas (Houston)), PhD (University of Washington)
Applied epidemiology in public health practice; informatics; infectious disease epidemiology; surveillance
Shirley Beresford Professor
PhD (University of London (UK))
Nutritional epidemiology; folic acid; fruit and vegetable; exercise in preventive intervention trials
Parveen Bhatti Research Assistant Professor
PhD (University of Washington), MSc (University of British Columbia (Canada))
Occupational and environmental epidemiology of cancer with a focus in biomarkers of exposure, susceptibility and disease
Joseph Delaney Research Assistant Professor
PhD (McGill University (Canada)), MA (Lakehead University)
Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Pharmacoepidemiology, Infectious diseases (principally HIV), Causal Inference, Propensity Score methods, Lifestyle predictors of disease
Adam Drewnowski Professor
PhD (Rockefeller University), MA (Oxford University (UK))
Health Disparities and Social Determinants of Health, Nutritional Epidemiology, Physical Activity, Obesity and Diabetes
Daniel Enquobahrie Associate Professor
PhD (University of Washington), MPH (University of Washington), MD (Addis Ababa University)
Dr. Enquobahrie’s research interests span cardiovascular/metabolic, reproductive/perinatal, and genetic/epigenetic epidemiology. His research focuses on (1) pre-pregnancy and early/mid pregnancy risk factors (and associated mechanisms) for pregnancy complications and outcomes, and (2) early life and developmental origins of metabolic and cardiovascular diseases.
Carey Farquhar Professor
MD (Harvard University)
AIDS epidemiology and HIV prevention in Africa; heterosexual and vertical HIV transmission
Annette Fitzpatrick Research Professor
PhD (University of Washington), MA (Southern Illinois University)
Studies of aging and chronic diseases; cardiovascular disease and its risk factors; physical and cognitive functioning in the elderly; dementia including Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia; chronic disease in developing countries
Amanda Fretts Assistant Professor
PhD (University of Washington), MPH (University of Washington)
American Indian health; diabetes; interventions; nutrition; physical activity; lifestyle; social epidemiology; health disparities; obesity; fatty acids; cardio-metabolic disease prevention.
Anne-Marie Gloster Lecturer
PhD (North Carolina State University), MPH (University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill))
Culinary arts/food science education;  healthy eating behaviors.
Gary Goldbaum Associate Professor
MD (University of Colorado), MPH (University of Washington)
Translation of epidemiology into local public health practice
Jack Goldberg Research Professor
PhD (University of Illinois at Chicago)
Twin research; veteran health; psychiatric epidemiology
Brandon Guthrie Assistant Professor
PhD (University of Washington), MPH (University of Washington)

Anjum Hajat Research Assistant Professor
PhD (University of North Carolina), MPH (University of Michigan)
Social epidemiology, environmental epidemiology, cardiovascular disease
Elizabeth Halloran Professor
MPH (Harvard University), DSc (Harvard University)
Research encompasses a wide range of quantitative methods applied to research in infectious diseases
Stephen Hawes Associate Professor
PhD (University of Washington), MS (University of Washington)
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.
Susan Heckbert Professor
MD (Case Western Reserve University), PhD (University of Washington), MPH (University of Washington)
Clinical epidemiology; cardiovascular epidemiology; pharmacoepidemiology; pharmacogenetics
Renee Heffron Assistant Professor
PhD (University of Washington), MPH (Tulane University)
Contraception and HIV acquisition risk; HIV prevention among HIV discordant couples
Victoria Holt Professor
PhD (University of Washington), MPH (University of Washington)
Women's reproductive health; prenatal and perinatal care; domestic violence
Lisa Jackson Research Professor
MD (University of Virginia), MPH (University of Washington)
Infectious disease epidemiology; vaccine efficacy; cost benefit analysis
Grace John-Stewart Professor
MD (University of Michigan), MPH (University of Washington), PhD (University of Washington)
HIV-1 transmission; mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1; treatment of HIV-1
Joel Kaufman Professor
MD (University of Michigan), MPH (University of Washington)
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
Mary Kernic Research Associate Professor
PhD (University of Washington), MPH (University of Washington)
Intimate partner violence; injury epidemiology; psychiatric epidemiology
Elizabeth Kirk Senior Lecturer
PhD (University of Washington)
chronic disease states, such as dietary and inflammatory influences, as well as sports nutrition.
Mario Kratz Research Associate Professor
PhD (University of Bonn (Germany)), MSc (University of Bonn (Germany))
Nutrition intervention studies on obesity as well as the molecular and metabolic links between obesity and associated diseases (type 2 diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular disease, certain types of cancer)
Walter Kukull Professor
PhD (University of Washington), MS (Western Washington University)
Neuroepidemiology: conditions causing adult cognitive impairment and dementia (e.g., AD, PD, FTLD)
Johanna Lampe Research Professor
PhD (University of Minnesota)
Nutritional epidemiology; dietary interventions to test the effects of plant-food constituents on biomarkers of cancer risk
Christopher Li Research Professor
PhD (University of Washington), MPH (University of Washington), MD (University of California (San Francisco))
Studies of cancer early detection, etiology and clinical outcomes with a focus primarily on breast cancer.
Sara Lindstroem Assistant Professor
MSc (Umea University), PhD (Umea University)

Alyson Littman Research Associate Professor
MPH (University of Washington), PhD (University of Washington)
Physical activity; obesity; complementary/alternative medicine modalities (yoga); cancer survivorship; health promotion activities in people with physical disabilities
Anne Lund Lecturer
RD (Commission on Dietetic Registration), MPH (University of Washington)
Obesity prevention through school wellness policies; physical activity promotion and screen time reduction; the relationship between school environments and student intake
Margaret Madeleine Research Assistant Professor
PhD (University of Washington), MPH (Yale University)
Human papillomavirus-related cancers; cancer immunogenetics; pathogens in cancer etiology
Kathleen Malone Research Professor
PhD (University of Washington), MPH (Yale University)
Epidemiology of breast cancer, including environmental and genetic predictors of developing breast cancer, and prognostic determinants of outcomes following breast cancer; genetic epidemiology; epidemiologic methods
Lisa Manhart Professor
MPH (Tulane University), PhD (University of Washington)

Jonathan Mayer Professor
PhD (University of Michigan), MA (University of Michigan), BA (University of Rochester)
Ecology and epidemiology of infectious disease; emerging infectious diseases; environmental change and health; spatial methods; epidemiology of pain, philosophy and history of epidemiologic thought, epidemiology of multiple sclerosis
Scott McClelland Professor
MD (University of Washington), MPH (University of Washington)
International epidemiology; prevention and treatment of HIV-1 and sexually transmitted diseases in resource-limited settings
Anne McTiernan Research Professor
MD (New York Medical College), PhD (University of Washington)
Breast & colon cancer; exercise; obesity; chemoprevention; cancer survivorship; hormones