School of Public Health

Epidemiology is the study of the frequency, distribution, and determinants of disease in human populations. The mission of the Department is to provide rigorous training in the fundamentals and practice of epidemiology, to contribute to the understanding of the etiology and prevention of disease, and to improve the health of the public through excellence in research.

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Washington Study Finds Trauma Centers Improve Outcomes for Injured Pregnant Women

Pregnant women suffering traumatic injuries experience better maternal and neonatal outcomes if they are treated at

Washington Reviews Safe Gun Storage Interventions

Researchers analyzed studies of household firearm safety interventions that educated or counseled gun owners on safe

Effectiveness of Interventions to Promote Safe Firearm Storage

Evidence from this study suggests that safe firearm storage interventions can effectively encourage individuals to s


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