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Dept. of Health Services
Program Affiliations
Rafael Lozano
Adjunct Professor
Professor, Global Health (primary appt.)

Research Interests:
Health needs assessment; national burden of diseases studies; design, monitoring, and evaluation of national health information systems

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Contact Information

email:   rlozano@u.washington.edu

address:
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
2301 5th Avenue, Suite 600
Seattle, WA 98121

campus box:   358210
voice:   206-897-2836

Education

MSc   Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, 1981   (Social Policy, Social Medicine)
MD   Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, 1978   (Medicine)

Recent Publications



Murray CJ, James SL, Birnbaum JK, Freeman MK, Lozano R, Lopez AD; Population Health Metrics Research Consortium (PHMRC). Simplified Symptom Pattern Method for verbal autopsy analysis: multisite validation study using clinical diagnostic gold standards. Popul Health Metr. 2011 Aug 4;9:30.  PMID: 21816099    PMCID: PMC3160923


Birnbaum JK, Murray CJ, Lozano R. Exposing misclassified HIV/AIDS deaths in South Africa. Bull World Health Organ. 2011 Apr 1;89(4):278-85. Epub 2011 Feb 17. Erratum in: Bull World Health Organ. 2011 May 1;89(5):392.  PMID: 21479092    PMCID: PMC3066530


External Funding (sampling of recent awards from UW SAGE data)

Global Burden of Disease Up To Date
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
PI:   Murray           Dates:    1/1/2013 - 12/31/2017

GAVI Full Country Evaluations - Inception Phase
GAVI Alliance Secretariat
PI:   Lim           Dates:    9/1/2012 - 12/31/2012

Analysis of Global Enteric Multi-Center Study (GEMS) Consortium Sites
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
PI:   Mokdad           Dates:    5/1/2012 - 2/28/2013

Measuring the Global Impact of Breast Cancer
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
PI:   Murray           Dates:    6/13/2011 - 9/9/2011

GIS Tool
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
PI:   Lozano           Dates:    3/21/2011 - 3/20/2012

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Burden of Disease
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
PI:   Mokdad           Dates:    11/1/2010 - 10/31/2015

Field Epidemiology Training Program Academic Enhancement
Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH)
PI:   Mokdad           Dates:    9/28/2010 - 9/27/2011

Tracking Disparaties in the Effective Delivery of Health Services
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
PI:   Murray           Dates:    9/1/2010 - 8/31/2011

Improving Methods to Measure Comparable Mortality by Cause
University of Queensland
PI:   Lozano           Dates:    1/1/2010 - 12/31/2014

Tracking Disparities in the Effective Delivery of Health Services
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
PI:   Murray           Dates:    9/30/2009 - 9/29/2011

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